Medical Products Liability Posts in November, 2018

Illinois Slip and Fall Law: The Basics

Slip-and-fall cases in Illinois come under the area of tort law known as personal injury. In case of such an injury, you may be eligible to collect compensation for the damage suffered to help pay for expenses including your medical costs. If you are experiencing injuries caused by another person, company, or establishment, contact a slip and fall personal injury lawyer to find out if your injuries are eligible for compensation....
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164 With Salmonella in 35 States Tied to Ground Turkey, Turkey Pieces, and Whole Turkey

The outbreak of the Salmonella Reading strain has infected 164 people in 35 states as of November 5, 2018. The outbreak has affected people of all ages, from infants of not even a year old to 91-year-olds, of which 56% are female. Out of the known 135 infected people, 63 have been admitted to the hospital and one has been reported dead in California. If you are experiencing an illness caused by food poisoning, contact a food poisoning lawyer to find out if your injuries are eligible for compensation. ...
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92 People Sick from Salmonella in Raw Chicken, Says CDC

Recently, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that 92 people across 29 states have fallen ill due to consumption of raw chicken supposedly infected by Salmonella. While 21 people have been hospitalized, no one has died. The salmonella is resistant to numerous antibiotics typically used to treat such infections. “The outbreak strain of Salmonella was found in live chickens and in many types of raw chicken products, indicating it might be widespread in the chicken industry,” said the CDC....
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JBS Salmonella Newport Outbreak Reaches 22 States, 120 Cases Reported

A recent Salmonella outbreak has touched the lives of many individuals across the the United States. As of October 4, 2018, 27 people across 16 states had been infected by the illness. Six more states - Oklahoma, Texas, Hawaii, Kansas, New Mexico, and Washington - have reported cases of the illness since then, with the number of impacted individuals rising to 120 as of October 23, 2018....
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Kentucky Mother Challenges Medical Review Panel

A recent incident urged a mother to consider filing a medical lawsuit. Her son was born with cerebral palsy and brain impairment. However, the mother found that Kentucky, where she lived, required medical malpractice lawsuits first go through a review panel of doctors before they reach the courts....
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The 13 Times Sued Illinois Doctor Stands Good in Missouri

According to The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and the website MedPage, there have been more than 500 cases in which the doctors commit malpractice in one state and then obtain a clean license in another state. One such case came hit the headlines recently when Dr. Jay Riseman, who practiced surgery in Illinois, was sued for committing malpractice 13 times in his 15-year. He then moved to Kansas City and continued his medical career....
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Couple Sues for Fetus Loss and Wins $1.36 Million

SSM Health Care will have to pay $1.36 million to a couple from Jefferson County for medical malpractice resulting in death of a 14 week old fetus in 2012. The trial continued for five days and the 12 jurors established that SSM was careless in releasing a pregnant woman when she was not well. The woman, Lindsey Setzer, reported to have been suffering from kidney stones and an infection in her urinary tract that led to the loss of her fetus....
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