Man holding a prescription bottle.

Understanding Your Legal Rights After A Medication Error

Prescription medication is powerful and potentially deadly, so your pharmacist, doctor, or other healthcare provider cannot afford to get it wrong. Yet despite the laws and regulations that control prescription drugs, many Illinois residents are seriously injured by medication errors. If your prescription medication error was the result of negligence, you may have a claim…

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Car dented in by hit and run accident.

What To Do After A Hit-And-Run Accident

You’re waiting at a traffic light when suddenly another vehicle slams into you. Your fright turns to shock as you see the driver speed off, leaving you with severe injuries and a totaled automobile. Hit and runs are crimes, and the Illinois civil court system also allows victims to seek compensation in court. But what…

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Man being diagnosed with heart condition; victim of medical malpractice.

When Is A Misdiagnosis The Result Of Malpractice?

Although doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals are not expected to be perfect, some mistakes are simply unreasonable. When these sorts of errors are made, you could have a claim for medical malpractice. One of the most common examples of medical malpractice involves making a misdiagnosis. If your disease or condition was misdiagnosed, you may…

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Cook County Jail: A “Petri Dish” For Coronavirus

Chicago’s Cook County Jail is the largest single-site jail in the United States. And as coronavirus has swept the country, it was only a matter of time before detention centers felt the brunt of the epidemic. Sheriff Tom Dart says that time has come. The jail has reported 276 confirmed coronavirus cases among the inmates…

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