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Get help making your medical malpractice claim

Medical malpractice is extremely frustrating in part because the very people you placed your trust in are the ones who caused you harm. Malpractice can happen for any number of reasons, from someone writing down the wrong patient name to forgetting to note an allergy on your chart.

Even minor errors can spur a medical malpractice lawsuit

Medical malpractice is a serious concern for patients and their families. If it's been suggested that malpractice may be a cause of your injuries or a loved one's death, then it is in your best interests to talk about your options with your attorney.

What should you know before filing a malpractice claim?

Illinois has seen its fair share of medical malpractice cases, and if you've been a victim of malpractice, you may be hoping that you can also file a claim and win compensation for your losses. There are some things you should know, however, if you plan to file a lawsuit.

Which type of doctors are most apt to be sued?

A report published by Medscape in 2017 indicated that at least half of all doctors will be sued for malpractice during their careers. After interviewing more than 4,000 physicians, however, researchers found out that certain types of doctors are more apt to be sued than others.

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