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Nov102019

A Cook County jury awarded $101M to mother Tequila Snow in a medical malpractice case against West Suburban Medical. Snow gave birth to a severely brain-damaged boy who is now five years old and cannot speak, walk or sit…

Nov82019

The family of Alabama’s Auburn University student Hope Johnson was awarded $9M in a medical malpractice case naming emergency medicine physician Dr. Zenon Bednarski and Dr. David Randall Willis, DO. Johnson died of a pulmonary embolism while under their…

Nov62019

While litigation and regulatory battles over the herbicide Roundup® continue, attention is now turning to other classes of agricultural agents including pesticides. One of these is chlorpyrifos, an organophosphate insecticide and mite and tick killer used to…

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Traditional surgery involves the exposure of abdominal and pelvic organs through a single large incision. This approach, known as open laparotomy, affords a wide-open view of abdominal contents. Open laparotomy is still performed in certain situations and was the…

Every attorney wants a “strong” case, but strength is a term that is difficult to quantify since it has several subjective variables.  All attorneys agree that the elements of negligence are the most important factors in determining global strength…

Attorneys often struggle when analyzing a claimant whose issues span multiple medical and surgical specialties.  For example, say that a 65-year-old woman fractured her hip, and then developed a stroke, renal failure, and pressure ulcers during her hospitalization.  She…

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