...And Did My Doctor Commit It? Two articles recently came across our news feed and captured our attention. The first is titled: Steps for Preventing Medical Malpractice Risks and it comes from a publication called Health IT Consultant. The second article is titled 10...
A Case of Punitive Awards, Malice and Informed Consent
As medical malpractice attorneys in St Clair County, Illinois, we are always interested in legal cases involving people hurt by doctors. A New Jersey case recently came into the public discussion involving a woman who had gone to her doctor to have a fibroid cyst...
Do I Have a Case? The Answer Can Be Found Online… in Jury Instructions
We're the best personal injury attorney, Belleville, IL has to offer, and the one question we hear all the time is: Do I have a case? Well, there’s no simple or blanket answer to that question. We can promise that in selecting our firm, you will get the best...
Can I File a COVID-19 Lawsuit?
When the COVID-19 pandemic started, the big corporate lobbyists all warned about how an avalanche of lawsuits was going to bury businesses. But as you might have read, the expected crush of coronavirus-related litigation never came. As The Wall Street...
Does Your Lawyer Think Like a Doctor?
Your personal injury lawyer should, if You Want to Win Your Medical Malpractice Case If you’ve experienced a surgical error, or a life-altering misdiagnosis, you want to have a skilled lawyer on your side. That’s obvious. But what makes for a good lawyer on a medical...
New Study Finds 1 in 10 Patients Are Harmed By Medical Care
Nearly Half Patients Harmed By Medical Care Were Preventable Mistakes As medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers in Belleville, IL, we’ve talked previously on this blog space about preventable medical errors. The key word here, of course, is “preventable.”...
Malpractice Cases Are Hard
In our last post, we talked about how lawsuits protect patients, and explained why patients need protecting.
Today, we want to emphasize the importance of experience in pursuing these cases.
Lawsuits Protect Patients
The most common thing we hear from clients who come to us with a potential medical malpractice claim is they don’t want it to happen to someone else. Most folks aren’t litigious, and never before imagined filing a lawsuit. But they’ve endured a terrible experience, and they want to protect others— to spare them from going through the same thing.
Lawsuits protect patients. And patients need protecting.
Brachial Plexus Injury
If you are an expectant mother, you’ve probably had your fair share of doctor’s visits, each being a chance to load up on information as you prepare to welcome a new baby into your life. You’ve gone through prenatal checklists, talked about birthing preferences, learned about pregnancy risk factors and more. But has your OB-GYN ever talked to you about brachial plexus injuries?
STROKE : Yes, It Can Happen To You
Do you know the warning signs of a stroke? It’s information that you’ll hopefully never have to use. But because an estimated 80 percent of strokes are preventable, it’s important you know.