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A 2016 study by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers found that medical malpractice caused over 250,000 hospital deaths in the United States. This figure represents around 9.5% of total annual deaths in the nation. The figure is also higher than fatalities caused by respiratory diseases, Alzheimer’s, stroke, or accidents.
Identifying the liable party for your slip and fall in a parking lot is sometimes a challenging task. Your attorney will have to assess the specific details of the alleged fall incident to establish liability.
If you have suffered an amputation because of an injury while at work, you may be eligible for benefits from workers’ comp. Workers’ comp usually compensates someone who is injured on the job, regardless of who is at fault.
Dram shops are any type of establishment that serves alcohol. So, can a bar be held liable for a drunk driver? The answer is yes. Dram shop laws apply to establishments such as pubs, bars, and any other establishment where alcohol is served.
The wrongful death settlement in Illinois is not distributed equally to each person who is eligible to receive compensation under the law. The court will decide how the settlement monies will be split up at a separate hearing. For each person who is eligible to receive compensation in wrongful death litigation, the court will attempt to estimate their reliance on the deceased and will then attempt to split the settlement funds proportionately.
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