Anesthesia errors can cause serious or life-threatening injuries and could lead to a medical malpractice claim. Before any surgical procedure, an anesthesiologist puts the patient under sedation or numbs certain body parts. Anesthesia is … [Read more...]
Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog – Medical Malpractice Lawyers Chicago
When you step into a doctor’s office for treatment, you expect the doctor, you trust the doctor to help you, not hurt you. Sometimes doctors make mistakes.
Patients trust their doctor or surgeon with their lives and expect them to perform the procedure with utmost care. Like other invasive procedures, orthopedic surgeries also present inherent risks. Many of these risks can be avoided if the orthopedic … [Read more...]
Surgeries of all types, whether minor or major, involve a variety of risks. One of the most common—and serious—are surgical site infections. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a non-profit group promoting health safety issues across the … [Read more...]
Sepsis is a serious, potentially fatal infection that causes more fatalities in the U.S. than heart attacks. A recent study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that almost two thirds of the total 258,000 annual … [Read more...]
Erb’s palsy is an injury that affects a baby’ brachial plexus nerves in the shoulder area. Birth injuries during delivery can sometimes lead to a number of complications. Erb’s palsy is an injury that affects a baby’ brachial plexus nerves in the … [Read more...]