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Dec 10

Surgical Instruments Left In Patients

Tens of thousands of Americans are killed every year as a result of avoidable medical errors. One of the most common forms of medical malpractice in Illinois ...

Dec 03

Medical Malpractice In Nursing Homes

It’s hardly a surprise that nursing home residents often require frequent, significant medical care. Nursing homes agree to provide their residents with adequate care when ...

Nov 18

Who Can Be Held Accountable In A Medical Malpractice Claim?

When we think of medical malpractice suits, we often picture the defendants as doctors. After all, they’re the most visible characters in the medical drama. However, the ...

Oct 30

The Long-Term Costs Of Brain Injury

Studies have shown that the lifetime costs for a single traumatic brain injury can range well over $1 million. These expenses can strain even the finances of ...

Oct 26

What is Expected of Surgeons?

Surgical errors are depressingly common in American medicine. Every year, thousands of Americans lose their lives as a result of avoidable surgical errors. Surgery is a ...

Sep 22

Can I Be Fired For Filing A Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Under Illinois’ workers’ compensation law, your employer cannot retaliate against you after you file a workers’ comp claim. This means you cannot be fired or demoted. ...

Sep 15

What Qualifies as Medical Malpractice?

The practice of medicine is exceptionally complex, and the law has long recognized that an unfortunate outcome in a case, no matter how tragic, is ...

Aug 11

What if I Was at Fault in My Workplace Accident?

The state of Illinois operates what is known as a no-fault workers’ compensation law. This means that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits even if ...

Aug 07

Finding A Nursing Home That Cares

The Chicago nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys at Walner Law are pleased to offer the following quick reference guide for choosing the best care facility for ...

Jul 23

Nearly 450,000 Deaths Linked To Medical Errors Annually

Medical errors are responsible for over 440,000 deaths in the United States every year according to a report published in the Journal of Patient Safety. Patient ...