Death of Joan Rivers Highlights Problems with Outpatient Surgical Centers

Patients should consider the risks and benefits of having a procedure at an outpatient surgical center. The death of Joan Rivers emphasizes the need for increased oversight. The death of comedian Joan Rivers has highlighted problems with outpatient surgical centers. A lawsuit was filed by Melissa Rivers, daughter of the late comedian and actor. The… Continue reading Death of Joan Rivers Highlights Problems with Outpatient Surgical Centers

Fatal Construction Accident Emphasizes Need for Driver Education

Lake County construction accident lawyer recommends drivers slow down and pay attention. The Illinois Department of Transportation has a goal of “Zero Fatalities” to make roads safer for workers and motorists. Accidents in constructions zones can lead to serious injuries and fatalities. Robert G. Schwarz was killed in late May in a construction zone when… Continue reading Fatal Construction Accident Emphasizes Need for Driver Education

Faulty Test Kits Could Have Serious Consequences

Laboratory kits testing for Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 and Group A Strep have been recalled. These kits may potentially give inaccurate results, which may lead to an improper medical diagnosis. The FDA has issued a Class I recall for faulty test kits produced by Focus Diagnostics. This is the most serious kind of recall.… Continue reading Faulty Test Kits Could Have Serious Consequences

I-90 Construction Site Fatality May be Another Example of Safety Violations

A recent construction site fatality is currently being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In April 2016, an Illinois construction worker was killed at a construction site on I-90 in Des Plaines when a 45-ton beam collapsed and fell. In addition to this fatality, several other workers were injured and taken to… Continue reading I-90 Construction Site Fatality May be Another Example of Safety Violations

Fatal I-90 Accident May Have Been Preventable Says Illinois Construction Accident Lawyer

A construction accident claimed the life of a worker while crews were moving a beam under the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the accident was preventable. Construction workers were removing a beam from under the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway on April 6 when the 45-ton beam fell.  The beam… Continue reading Fatal I-90 Accident May Have Been Preventable Says Illinois Construction Accident Lawyer

Nursing Homes Seize Patient Assets to Pay Debts

Every day, thousands of older Americans put their loved ones in nursing homes. The reasons for doing so are all very different, but the expectations are always the same. People place their loved ones in nursing homes expecting expert care and compassion. Over the last few years, there have been numerous complaints and reports about… Continue reading Nursing Homes Seize Patient Assets to Pay Debts

Hit & Run Accidents a Never Ending Problem

Hit and run accidents are a never ending plague on American roads. Despite stiff criminal penalties, many drivers flee the scene of an accident in the hopes of avoiding responsibility for their actions. If it is only property that is damaged in a crash, the individual might get away with a misdemeanor. However, if an… Continue reading Hit & Run Accidents a Never Ending Problem

More Bike Paths May Lead to Fewer Personal Injuries

According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) approximately 743 bicyclists received fatal injuries after crashing with motor vehicles in 2013 in the United States. That is just under two deaths each day. In fact, an estimated 29 percent of bicycle injuries are caused by the cyclist being hit by a motor vehicle-… Continue reading More Bike Paths May Lead to Fewer Personal Injuries

Seniors Vulnerable to Sexual Assault in Nursing Homes

Rape and molestation are criminal offenses that create an enormous amount of pain and suffering for victims. Individuals and facilities can also be held liable under civil law for these assaults. Each year, it is estimated that 83% of sexual assaults perpetrated against seniors occur in nursing facilities. The most recent case in Illinois involves Channing Butler who… Continue reading Seniors Vulnerable to Sexual Assault in Nursing Homes

Bogdan Martinovich Offers Assistance for Victims of Drunk Drivers

New regulations in Illinois make it possible for those with multiple DWI convictions to regain their licenses. Those injured by drunk drivers need proper representation from an attorney who understands the new DUI laws. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2016 Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense carrying heavy penalties for those convicted.… Continue reading Bogdan Martinovich Offers Assistance for Victims of Drunk Drivers