Determining whether a bad medical outcome is due to medical malpractice can be a complex and nuanced process, and typically requires a thorough investigation and review of the relevant medical records and evidence. If you think that you or a loved one has been the...
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.”...
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?
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.
It is human nature to trust our institutions and the people who work within them.
In sending your child to school, you expect he or she will be taught by skilled teachers. Car gets broken into? You assume police will try to find the culprit. And when you go to the hospital, you trust that the physicians and lab technicians will do their best to keep you healthy.
Society runs on trust.
What separates a good lawyer from a great lawyer? There is, of course, no single answer. But for the purposes of this post, we want to talk about one skill in particular: the ability to think ahead. Included is an article we wrote for the Summer, 2017 edition of the ILTLA Trial Journal that demonstrates how a forward-thinking approach can pay big dividends in a courtroom.
One of our goals at Keefe, Keefe & Unsell, P.C. is to make sure our clients understand how the legal process works. You wouldn’t hire an auto mechanic without first asking how he or she planned to fix your car. The same should be true with your lawyer.