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August 2014 Archives

Widow wins hospital negligence case against doctor

A woman can breathe a sigh of relief after she was awarded millions on behalf of her deceased husband. Reportedly, her husband died after his heart condition was misdiagnosed as a stomach illness. Illinois patients may benefit by gaining an understanding of their rights if they or family members have been victims of hospital negligence.

Woman wins hospital negligence case after injuries during labor

A woman suffered injuries after giving birth back in 2011. She filed a lawsuit against the medical facility for medical malpractice, and a jury recently awarded her over $300,000 in damages. An overwhelming number of Illinois patients are injured each year due to hospital negligence.

Woman sues doctor for failure to diagnose after transplant

A woman in another state initially thought she was doing the right thing when she donated her kidney to her grandmother. This is usually true since patients from Illinois and elsewhere are likely placed on waiting lists for donor transplants. However, just 11 months after the kidney transplant, her grandmother died. Now, the woman has filed a lawsuit for failure to diagnose and claims that the transplant should have never occurred in the first place.

Woman sues dentist for diagnosis errors involving crown

A dentist in another state was recently faced with a lawsuit filed by one of his patients. The patient claims that the dentist made a series of diagnosis errors that caused her more pain and suffering. Unfortunately, diagnosis mistakes can cause serious injuries to Illinois patients.

Circumcision patient sues for alleged hospital negligence

A hospital and two doctors are faced with a lawsuit from a man who underwent a procedure. The man, who is from another state, alleges hospital negligence after he reportedly suffered from a botched circumcision. However, doctors are denying any wrongdoing and have stated that these claims are false. It is important for Illinois patients to understand their rights when they have been injured under the care of doctors and other medical staff.

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