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April 2015 Archives

Man awarded millions for failure to diagnose

Diagnosis errors often result in more injuries and sometimes death. Illinois patients and families who were affected by these types of mistakes often seek legal recourse for their damages. A doctor's office was ordered to pay a stroke victim over $7 million for failure to diagnose.

Doctor and hospital sued for causing birth injuries

Giving birth is one of the most joyous occasions for many parents in Illinois and across the country. However, giving birth can also turn into a nightmare when mistakes are made during delivery. In one case, a mother and her daughter filed a lawsuit against a doctor and other defendants for birth injuries her daughter suffered.

Family sues for nursing negligence after house fire

Patients who are severely disabled basically place their lives in the hands of their caregivers. Illinois residents may be interested in learning about a home health agency that is being accused of nursing negligence. A family filed a lawsuit for $50 million after one of its members died following a mobile home fire.

Paralyzed man settles in hospital negligence case

Hospital mistakes are often caused by lack of training and the negligence of doctors and medical staff. In Illinois, patients have been injured or have died each year due to hospital negligence. In a different state, a medical center reached a settlement to pay a man over $4 million.

Nursing negligence investigation launched after patient death

Nursing neglect is becoming more problematic throughout the country. Illinois residents may be interested in a nursing negligence case that occurred in a nearby state. Reports indicate that a patient died just days after he was taken to a hospital, which was apparently too late.

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