Many people believe that when they go to a hospital they are safe and their ailments will be properly treated.  When in reality, this is sometime not the case, and the results can be devastating.  Patients deserve good care, regardless of who their doctor is and what hospital they visit.  If you're in an outpatient clinic, an emergency room or just routinely visiting your doctor, you deserve to be treated competently. These are basic guarantees upheld by law.  Studies have shown that in a single year over 195,000 deaths were partially attributable to preventable medical errors.  These statistics show the prevalence of medical error in the United States.  If you or a loved one has been injured in Chicago as the result of medical error you have legal rights, and should speak with an attorney immediately to file your medical malpractice claim. 

Some common areas of malpractice include:

Missed Diagnosis, Lack of Diagnosis, Delay of Diagnosis

• Delay of Treatment

• Improper Administration of Dosage or Other Medication Errors

• Screening Failures

• Lack of Informed Consent

• Misread Slides, X-Rays and Ultrasounds

• Faulty Use of Medical Devices

• HMO Misconduct

• Birth Injuries

• Healthcare Provider Errors

The injuries caused by medical malpractice can be very serious, and can leave lifetime effects.  If the careless or negligent acts of someone in the medical field has left you with medical bills, pain and suffering and lost wages you deserve compensation.  We understand the medical malpractice laws and will help guide you through the situation.

Call (312) 493-6912 to speak with an attorney immediately and to explore your legal options.