Distracted Driving Is Top Cause of Car Accidents

Distracted driving is extremely dangerous. Indeed, according to the National Safety Council’s Transportation Safety Group, the top cause of automobile accidents is distracted driving. The organization found that distraction was a causal factor in approximately 80 percent of all car crashes. Those accidents have tragic consequences. According to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Case of Retiree Who Froze to Death

The family of a retirement community resident who froze to death has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the facility and a care provider. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Genevieve Klimczak’s estate. The defendants are McHenry Villa and Home Instead, Inc. According to court filings, Genevieve Klimczak, a 91-year-old Alzheimer’s patient and resident …

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Large Personal Injury Verdicts Awarded in 2012

The past year saw several juries award plaintiffs large sums in personal injury cases. Here are the three largest awards of 2012, as reported by Bloomberg News. The largest personal injury verdict of the year was for $900 million, which included $700 million in punitive damages. In Webb v. Trans Healthcare Inc., the plaintiff was …

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Pfizer Sued Over Birth Injury that Resulted in Death

An Illinois couple has filed a lawsuit against Pfizer after a birth injury resulted in their son’s death. The plaintiffs assert that their son was exposed to the antidepressant Zoloft, manufactured by Pfizer, and that he suffered from syndactyly and hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which eventually led to his death. The lawsuit was filed in …

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Nursing Home Sued in Wrongful Death Case

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a nursing home on the South Side of Chicago after a patient, who was allegedly prescribed an overdose of medication, died. A representative of Sonya Eli file the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging that the woman’s doctors wrote a prescription for a dangerous combination and …

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Major Brain Injury Study Yields Disappointing Results

A major scientific study of the effects of a nutritional supplement on brain injuries has yielded disappointing results. The U.S. military had hoped that the the supplement, citicoline, could be used to treat wounded veterans. In products available over the counter, it is marketed as having memory-enhancing effects, and it is used by doctors worldwide …

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Experimental Autism Therapy Costs Doctor His License in Illinois, Missouri

A doctor who has promoted a treatment for autistic children using a drug that suppresses testosterone has lost his license to practice medicine in Illinois and Missouri. Dr. Mark Geier’s therapy involves injecting children with the drug Lupron, a hormone inhibitor that is sometimes employed to “chemically castrate” sex offenders. Experts said the therapy was …

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Chicago Man Alleges Medical Malpractice in Liver Transplant

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is the subject of a medical malpractice suit recently filed by a Cook County man who claims that the liver he received by transplant in May of 2011 had malignant cancer tissue. Johnny Sirbu claims that as a result of the transplant, he now has cancer. He is seeking …

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