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It’s a Chronic Pain in the ??? — Chronic Pain Malpractice Claims on the Rise

America is responsible for 99% of the global opiod sales of hydrocodone and for 81% of oxycodone sales. In 2013 alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that as many as 249 million painkiller prescriptions were written in the U.S. Patients want a magic cure for their pain, and their doctors want to give it to them. But at what cost? Especially when the results … [Read more...]

When Urmila Patel arrived to the emergency room at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington heights, she expected to be treated properly, as any patient would. Instead, she received the wrong diagnosis and the wrong treatment under the care of three separate doctors. After six days in the hospital, she was transferred to the University of Illinois hospital, where she received a … [Read more...]

Misfilled Prescriptions Lead to Serious Consequences Despite pharmacy chains having spent billions on improving safety, implementing the latest technology, and other necessary improvements, errors still occur when prescriptions are being filled. While these errors constitute less than 1% of all prescriptions filled in the US, they still represent millions of instances when the medication … [Read more...]

When Illinois parents receive a cerebral palsy diagnosis for their newborn babies, determining what caused the disorder is often one of these couples’ top priorities. This is especially true when medical error is suspected to have played a role in an infant’s condition, as any Illinois medical malpractice lawyer would know. Not only may a malpractice lawsuit help parents address the expense of … [Read more...]