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…

Continue reading…
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…

Continue reading…
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…

Continue reading…
Dangling handcuffs

Understanding Police Brutality and Misconduct

Police brutality and other forms of misconduct are unacceptable. But victims are often afraid to speak up and worry that the justice system will be stacked against them. While taking on the police is no easy task, having the right attorney will substantially increase your likelihood of receiving compensation for the injustices done to you….

Continue reading…
Lawyer looking over expert witness statement.

The Role Of An Expert Witness In Your Personal Injury Case

We think of witnesses as being the individuals who see the events surrounding an accident or injury. There’s another group of witnesses who can provide testimony about more technical, scientific, or specialized matters. These are the expert witnesses, and in many personal injury and accident cases, they play an invaluable role in winning compensation for…

Continue reading…
Man taking a photo of his car accident.

How Much Is My Automobile Accident Case Worth?

Automobile accident victims are usually overwhelmed with all of the significant expenses that are suddenly piled on top of them. Medical bills, lost wages, and other losses can make the recovery process that much more painful. The personal injury attorneys of Hale & Monico are here to help victims understand how much their case may…

Continue reading…
Line of jail cells, representing cook county jail.

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…

Continue reading…