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Settlements reached in Chicago chef’s cancer misdiagnosis case

Chicago residents who have been diagnosed with cancer know how important it is to diagnose the disease while it is still in its early stages so that an individual has a better chance of beating cancer with radiation, chemotherapy or other treatments. Individuals can certainly take steps to ensure that they remain cancer-free by checking […]
Misdiagnosis

Jury finds in favor of parents in ‘wrongful birth’ lawsuit

While a recent U.S. ruling in a medical malpractice case touches on several sensitive and controversial issues, the ruling is worth noting on our Chicago medical malpractice law blog. The controversial ruling that was made earlier this month in Oregon illustrates how a doctor’s error and awrong diagnosis can have a significant impact on a […]
Doctor Errors

Misdiagnosis of bacterial meningitis causes child to go blind

Pediatricians treat countless children every week in Chicago and throughout the entire state of Illinois for various illnesses and diseases. Fortunately, doctors commonly see children with similar cold or flu-like symptoms that simply result in parents being told to bring their children home so that their kids can get plenty of rest. But what Illinois […]
Misdiagnosis

Cancer misdiagnosis may have lowered child’s chance of survival

When a child is ill, Chicago parents put their trust in doctors to make an accurate diagnosis so that their child can get better. Although the illnesses many Illinois pediatricians and family doctors diagnose on a daily basis are the common cold, ear infections or the flu, physicians must not be too quick to rule […]
Misdiagnosis

Study warns doctors of fatal consequences of common drug overdose

According to a new study, even a slight overdose of the pain relieving drug acetaminophen has the potential to be deadly. Although consumers in Illinois and throughout the entire U.S. are advised to only take the recommended daily dose of the painkiller, the study also suggests that doctors need to be more aware of the […]
Misdiagnosis

Child’s legs amputated after doctor fails to diagnose infection

The cold and flu season is in full swing now, and even though Illinois parents may stress with their children the importance of washing one’s hands and covering their mouths when they cough, children are bound to get sick. During the cold and flu season, pediatricians and other doctors diagnose countless patients each week with […]
Misdiagnosis

Court finds in favor of Illinois doctor in wrongful death suit

A patient’s symptoms may not always be easy to diagnose, but doctors are trained to determine all of the different factors that could be causing a patient’s symptoms in order to properly rule out any life-threatening diseases or illnesses. If a doctor fails to consider all of the different factors that could be affecting one’s […]
Misdiagnosis

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