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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against the Veterans Administration (VA): A Step-by-Step Guide

You are a veteran of the armed services, and you regularly go to a Veterans Administration (VA) clinic or hospital for your medical treatment. Unfortunately, you may end up leaving the VA in worse shape than when you arrived. If this happens to you, don’t ignore it, as you may have a case of medical [...]

When Can You Sue Your Doctor for a Medical Misdiagnosis in Illinois?

A medical misdiagnosis can have life-altering effects on a patient. In fact, medical errors are the third-leading causing of death in the United States today. Does this mean that medical malpractice is at play here? Absolutely. A misdiagnosis is just as severe as incorrect treatment, as it falls into the category of neglect. Throughout the [...]

Getting Hurt on the Job: 7 Qualities to Look for in Work-Related Injury Lawyers

Every year, millions of Americans suffer work-related injuries. Out of these cases, close to 5,000 are fatal. Although industries such as construction have more work-related injuries, there is still a risk of getting hurt in all sectors. Depending on the severity of your injury, you are entitled to some form of compensation from your employer. [...]

7 Most Common Surgical Errors that Amount to Medical Malpractice in Illinois

We rely on our doctors and surgeons to help us in treating disorders and disease. But unfortunately, surgical errors happen. In fact, they're the third leading cause of death in the United States. On the non-fatal side of things, surgical errors can still cause a great deal of pain and discomfort. In this article, we'll [...]

Wrongful Death Cases: 5 Types and How to Get Compensation

Imagine losing a loved one and knowing that it could have been prevented? Every year, over 250,000 people die as a result of medical malpractice. That's only one cause of wrongful death and doesn't account for the other individuals who die as a result of negligence. When someone dies as a result of misconduct or [...]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: A Step-by-Step Guide

You go to the hospital for a case of pneumonia. That is something which, while serious, is usually rather simple to treat. Unfortunately, you may end up leaving the hospital in worse shape than you were in when first admitted. If this happens to you, don't ignore it, as it may be a case of [...]

Bar Negligence Lawsuit: How to Proceed

Approximately 19 million people find themselves in a bar or nightclub every year. The combination of people and alcohol can be an accident waiting to happen, but sometimes the bar itself--or their employees--are to blame when someone is injured. Suing a bar for negligence involves several steps, but it is possible to hold someone accountable [...]

Auto Accidents 101: What to Do After an Auto Accident

You do everything you can to be a safe driver. You don't drive distracted, and you always drive with care -- whether you're on the way to work or going to the grocery store. But sometimes, life happens. And now you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident, and you're not [...]

Strengthen Your Case: 5 Signs You Need a Dental Malpractice Attorney

Going to the dentist is usually a positive experience; however, there are times when things go wrong. When that happens, you may need to contact a dental malpractice attorney. Following are five situations for which you will likely want to pursue a dental lawsuit. Unfortunately, no state keeps track of how many patients die as [...]

Take Legal Action: What to Do After an Injury at Work

Have you recently been injured at work? If so, you're probably feeling frustrated and unsure of what your next move should be. Workplace injuries are relatively common, especially in technical industries that put workers in dangerous environments, like engineering and construction. In 2017, almost three million U.S. workers suffered a non-fatal injury at work. Keep [...]

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