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Medical Mistakes Attorneys of Chicago

Medical mistakes can happen to anyone. In July of 2012, Frederick S. Southwick, a professor of medicine at the University of Florida, received a leg amputation because of a preventable medical error that had happened 17 years earlier. As an advocate for medical malpractice prevention – as well as the widower of a woman who died because of medical mistakes – you’d expect Southwick to be the last person to suffer from a malpractice accident himself.

Unfortunately, these traumatic events are increasingly common. For decades, our Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys have fought for the rights of people who have been victimized by medical mistakes. How can you prevent a mistake that could lead to injury or even death? These tips can help.