Unsafe injection practices place patients at unnecessary risk of acquiring infections and disease while under the care of physicians, nurses, and anesthesiologists. From 2001 to 2011, more than 150,000 patients were negatively affected by unsafe injection practices. It is a common problem across the United States with potentially deadly results.
When attendees at sporting events get hot under the collar as rivalries and competition heats up, venue owners have a duty of care that includes protecting individuals on-site from harm. When organizers of events or property owners fail to provide adequate security, a personal injury lawyer in Chicago can hold them liable for the property damage and personal injuries that result. While sports players and staff often have significant protection during a game, fans and bystanders are left largely to fend for themselves if an altercation erupts.
While Chicago is not actually the gustiest city in the United States, there are days where it displays that it rightfully earns the "Windy City" title. With just a few months until winter, the wind is starting to pick up to an average of about 12 miles per hour.
Medical malpractice cases may involve elements of fraud which allows injured patients or their surviving family members to pursue claims based on fraud and not medical malpractice alone. This makes it possible for individuals to pursue claims for punitive damages which are not allowed under Illinois medical malpractice statutes.
Elder financial abuse is a growing threat and family members should take proactive steps to protect their loved ones. Protecting against financial exploitation requires closely monitoring those who have access to the individual's finances and constant vigilance overbalances and the disposition of assets. When financial exploitation is uncovered, it is imperative to take immediate action to prevent further harm from taking place.