Settlement for a Client Whose Infant Suffered Irreversible Brain Damage Due to Medical Negligence
The mother brought the boy to his physician on several occasions regarding the problem, but it took almost a full year before the physician recommended that the boy have an MRI.
Our client in this case was a woman whose obstetrician/gynecologist had failed to diagnose her terminal ovarian cancer, despite having given her numerous pap smears.
A woman who had undergone a partial hysterectomy for fibroid tumors came to Malman Law for help after she had experienced a series of unfortunate medical events and a costly misdiagnosis.
Settlement awarded for a 43-year-old who was the victim of medical malpractice..
Chicago’s Pace transit system operates buses in the suburbs of Chicago, in addition to certain smaller programs such as Vanpool and Paratransit. Its scale is, unsurprisingly, rather large:
Generally speaking, the Pace system is safe. With all those passenger miles, however, the law of averages is bound to catch up once in awhile – and sometimes it does. Two or three people are killed and several hundred people are injured in Pace accidents in an average year. Once you become an accident victim, though, the statistics don’t matter anymore. You will need one of our skilled and knowledgeable Chicago Pace Accident Lawyers to fight for your rights.
Depending on the circumstances of the accident, you might file a claim against one or more of the following parties:
Answers to some of the most common Pace Bus questions we’re asked.
Since Pace drivers are generally employees, not independent contractors, you may sue the appropriate municipal government authority as well as the driver. It bears repeating that special rules apply to a lawsuit against the municipal government that don’t apply to a lawsuit against a private party.
Although accidents can happen in many ways, the following are the most common types of accidents involving the Pace transport system:
You can file a claim under Illinois product liability law if the accident was caused by a defect in the bus or a component thereof. Three types of defects are actionable:
To the extent you are able, you should: