Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. An acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack requires prompt diagnosis and treatment to reduce the chances of serious complications or … [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.
Each year, more than 2 million Americans undergo surgeries for cosmetic reasons. Unfortunately, many of these plastic surgeries go wrong, and some of these elective surgeries lead to serious complications. It is the responsibility of the surgeon … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]