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Jury: Doctor did not cause fire that burned woman during C-section

There are many risks Chicago patients face when they undergo any type of surgical procedure. But as we have mentioned before on our medical malpractice law blog, these risks can also be significantly reduced when hospitals and doctors focus on patient safety and providing quality medical care. One type of surgical error that is entirely […]
Hospital Negligence

Chicago doctors, hospitals warned to stop using recalled bone putty

Operating room fires are rare, but these frightening incidents are also completely preventable and should never happen in Chicago hospitals. Actions have been taken by regulators and many hospitals in Illinois and throughout the entire U.S. to prevent patients from suffering serious or fatal injuries as a result of operating room fires. For example, the […]
Surgical Errors

FDA investigates operating room fires in U.S. hospitals

After a series of operating room accidents that have involved patients catching on fire, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to find a solution to decrease the risk of surgical errors that can lead to fires in the operating room, jeopardizing patient safety. Although operating room fires are preventable, they still occur in […]
Medical Error

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