Wrongful deaths cost Illinois hospitals millions

>Medical errors made in Illinois hospitals have created a hefty price tag for area medical facilities as well as Illinois taxpayers, a fact know by a Lake County wrongful death attorney. Mistakes made by hospital staff and other medical professionals has resulted in a substantial number of patient deaths, disabilities and injuries, according to a… Continue reading Wrongful deaths cost Illinois hospitals millions

Dementia patients at greater risk of abuse in nursing homes

Nursing home abuse is a serious issue that affects thousands of elderly people and their families. What is even more troubling is that a significant number of nursing home residents suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, or some other form of dementia. Studies show that these vulnerable patients are more prone to psychological, emotional, financial, physical and/or… Continue reading Dementia patients at greater risk of abuse in nursing homes

5 hazards that can lead to a slip-and-fall

Slips, trips and falls are a major cause of injury and disability for people in Illinois and across the country. Slip-and-fall accidents result in approximately nine million visits to emergency rooms every year, according to the National Safety Council. In addition, falls are the most common work-related injury that affects employees across all industries. One… Continue reading 5 hazards that can lead to a slip-and-fall