A wrongful death case has recently come up here in Illinois involving an alleged medication error.
Appendicitis can be a very damaging medical condition. Prompt diagnosis and treatment of this condition can be extremely important. When such detection and treatment is delayed, it can result in a patient suffering an appendix rupture and other serious harms. Thus, it is essential for doctors and hospitals to not engage in negligence that could result in an appendicitis diagnosis being missed.
When a doctor here in Illinois is providing surgical care to a patient, it is very important for the doctor to act properly during all of the stages of the care. Negligence during any of the stages of surgical care can be harmful to patients.
There are many different types of medical procedures that can be performed on an individual. These procedures can vary quite a bit in their invasiveness. Whether a procedure is minimally invasive or is a major surgery, it is very important for the medical professionals who are performing the procedure to not act improperly in relation to it. No patient here in Illinois should have to face medical negligence in relation to a procedure. Negligence during medical procedures can have substantial impacts.
Oftentimes, after a surgical procedure, a patient will be given various medications. It is very important for hospitals and their staff to act properly when it comes to the prescribing, preparing and administering of such medications. No surgical patient here in Illinois should have to be exposed to medication errors. Patients can suffer a great deal of harm from such errors.
Emergency rooms are a place that we all hope to not have to go to. However, reality doesn't always accommodate this hope. Sometimes, individuals suffer injuries or develop conditions that require emergency care.
We as a society put a lot of faith in surgeons. We trust that these medical professionals will act properly when providing care to patients. Great harm can occur when surgeons fail to live up to this expectation.
A case has recently arisen here in Illinois involving an alleged failure to diagnose.
Sadly, patients here in Illinois sometimes become the victim of surgical errors. Surgical negligence is a very serious type of medical negligence. Such negligence can cause patients to get severely hurt. Such negligence can sometimes even have fatal results.
It is very important for medical professionals and medical facilities to act properly when providing care to children. This includes making sure to not act negligently when it comes to the diagnosing of children. No child in Illinois should have to be subjected to diagnosis-related negligence. Such negligence can lead to children suffering serious injuries.