cerebral palsy

How Medical Malpractice May Cause Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect a person’s movement, posture, and balance. It is often found in children and is the most common childhood motor disability. Although several factors may cause cerebral palsy, medical malpractice is typically to blame. In cases like these, the parents may have the right to hold the…

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How to Care for a Burn Injury

Burns are one of the most painful injuries a person can suffer, and they can lead to a host of secondary and sometimes life-threatening complications. If you or a loved one have been burned, obtaining immediate medical treatment is essential to preventing these problems. It may even be necessary to save a life. Here are…

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Proving Lost Wages After a Personal Injury

If you’re been injured in an automobile or other type of accident, there’s a good chance you will lose time from work for hospitalization, medical appointments, and recovery. You could be compensated for the lost wages you suffer as a result. But lost wages take many forms, and proving them could be a challenge depending…

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elderly woman in a nursing room.

Bedsores Are Strong Evidence of Nursing Home Neglect

One of the most basic responsibilities of nursing home staff is to pay attention to their patients. But if someone is left in the same position for too long, they can develop bedsores. Patients should not develop these sores, and they usually require immediate medical attention. These injuries also indicate that the patient has been…

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Mediation May Be An Option In Your Personal Injury Case

Personal injury lawsuits can take a great deal of time to work through the courts, leaving victims in limbo. That’s why, for many such cases, mediation offers an attractive alternative to traditional litigation. In Cook County and elsewhere in Illinois, most major civil lawsuits are eligible for mediation. The attorneys of Hale & Monico represent…

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