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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Illinois?

In Illinois, the law limits who can file wrongful death lawsuits to certain categories of people holding different relationships with the decedents. It is important for family members to understand who can file a lawsuit when their loved ones have died as the result of someone else's negligent or wrongful acts. If lawsuits are filed by the wrong plaintiffs, the correct ones must substitute into … [Read more...]

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that defective products have caused about 29.5 million injuries, with hundreds of thousands occurring each year, and they claim the lives of approximately 22,000 innocent victims every year in the United States. Product manufacturers are responsible for ensuring that their products are free from defects that could cause these injuries and … [Read more...]

In February 2016, Katie May, a Playboy model, died three days after visiting a chiropractor for a neck adjustment after a slip-and-fall injury. A wrongful death lawsuit was filed by family members with wrongful death lawyers against the chiropractor. Chiropractic Adjustments Can Cause a Stroke One of the most common and severe injuries sustained by patients as the result of chiropractic … [Read more...]

Medical mistakes are a much larger issue than many people realize. According to a study published by the Journal of Patient Safety, it is estimated that between 210,000 and 440,000 Americans lose their lives to medical errors each year. Alarmingly, this makes medical mistakes, (errors by doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals) the third leading cause of death in the United States. … [Read more...]