Medical Malpractice Settlement In a Hand Injury Case That Most Medical Malpractice Lawyers Would Have Walked Away From

Medical Malpractice Settlement In a Hand Injury Case

Normally, medical malpractice cases involve very serious, often catastrophic, injuries or death. You see, medical malpractice cases are almost always aggressively defended. They’re complicated. They take a ton of work. They cost thousands, sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars, to investigate and prosecute. Often, even in very viable medical malpractice cases, the doctors win at […]

Negligence During Surgery Results In $7,000,000 Settlement

Negligence During Surgery Results In $7,000,000 Settlement

We handle many types of medical malpractice cases in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Some are birth injury cases, some are failure to diagnose cancer cases, as well as many other types of medical malpractice cases, too long of a list to be mentioned here. Not too long ago, we handled a case involving a surgical […]

Infant Brain Damage Resulting From Lack of Oxygen Results in $10 Million Dollar Birth Injury Settlement

Infant Brain Damage Results in $10 Million Dollar Birth Injury Settlement

This article is in reference to a medical malpractice birth injury case we recently handled. The result was a greater-than-$10-million-dollar-partial-settlement after approximately three years of litigation with intensely disputed issues of liability and damages between the parties and the birth injury lawyers. Names, places, dates, and exact settlement figures will not be mentioned as it […]

2022 Chicago Medical Malpractice Involving Birth Injury | Willens & Baez


Delay of Delivery Causing Baby To Be Born With Brain Damage Recently we were involved in a Chicago medical malpractice case involving a birth injury. Without going into too much detail, the case involved a baby having severe brain damage as a result of being born with no heart rate and no perfusion – oxygen […]

What Is Duty Of Care And What Does It Mean For Your Medical Malpractice Case?

If you are bringing a medical malpractice lawsuit, the first thing you must establish is that the doctor had a “duty of care” to you. Here’s what this legal concept means and how it can affect your case. Doctor’s Duty Of Care: A Definition The duty of care, also known as the standard of care, […]

Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Cosmetic Surgery

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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 to make sure that the patient seeking their services are treated in the best possible way. Patients trust […]

Consequences of Orthopedic Malpractice

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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 surgeon lives up to the standard of care that is expected from them. In this post, Chicago […]

29-Step Plan to Reduce Surgical Site Infections Released

Surgical Errors - Medical Malpractice

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 world, in the United States surgical site infections are the second leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. To […]

Compensation for Medical Malpractice


Traumatic brain injury is often referred to as the silent epidemic. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the second leading cause of disability in the U.S. TBI is often referred to as the silent epidemic. Over 3 million Americans suffer from TBIs, another 500,000 have cerebral palsy, and another 4.7 million have brain injuries from strokes. Some causes of […]