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February 28, 2018

HM&M Severs Ties with Federal Express

The attorneys at HMM have dedicated their lives to obtaining justice for victims of violence. However, the NRA is actively involved in preventing any meaningful change in the law to protect Americans from gun violence. The NRA's advocacy of unlimited...

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February 22, 2016

Communication Failures Linked to 30 Percent of Malpractice Cases, Study Says

Effective communication is an integral and essential part of our everyday lives, but there are few professions in which it can make the difference between life and death; in the medical field, it can and does often lead to the...

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January 7, 2016

$4.7M Verdict Upheld by 1st District Panel – Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

“Click to Download PDF By Lauraann Wood, Law Bulletin Staff Writer A south suburban hospital cannot escape liability in a $4.7 million judgment by labeling a doctor involved as an independent contractor, a state appeals panel ruled Thursday. The hospital...

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January 6, 2016

Illinois Appellate Court Awards $4.7 Million Verdict in Wrongful Death Suit Against St. James Hospital

When a patient steps into a hospital or doctor's office, they are trusting that provider to act responsibly. Unfortunately, recent information indicates that as many as 210,000 to 440,000 people die each year from preventable causes while under the care...

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December 28, 2015

Five Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions

According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), approximately one in 20 adults seeking outpatient care will receive delayed, wrong, or missed diagnosis each year. It accounts for about five percent of all patients seen annually. Though not a large number...

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November 4, 2015

Stairwells Pose a Serious Threat to Chicagoans

State medical boards may be responsible for overseeing the licensing and practice of physicians, but their responsibility, first and foremost, is to the public. Yet, when looking at the large number of doctors who have committed serious acts of abuse...

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October 7, 2015

Lack of FDA Regulations on 3D Medical Printing Could be Putting Patients at Risk

The emersion of 3D medical printing has created quite the frenzy due to the stories of lives saved or improved because of the technology. Medical professionals, the media, and even the general public are mystified and entranced by the possibilities,...

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March 26, 2015

Reusable Medical Devices Linked to Deadly Infections

When a doctor, medical staff, hospital, or nursing home is negligent or makes a mistake that causes injury or death to a patient it is called medical malpractice. The patient or patient's family deserves the maximum compensation for the mistake...

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