What information will my personal injury attorney need?

Motor vehicle accidents take a tremendous toll on everyone involved, both financially and emotionally. An individual who has been injured should retain an Illinois personal injury attorney to receive full compensation for medical costs, pain and suffering, lost wages and other expenses incurred as a direct result of the accident. Accident lawyers often require specific […]

Alarm fatigue and medical errors

In hospitals, nearly every medical device beeps or chirps, but the reasons for the sounds vary widely. The lack of machine standardization causes part of the problem because some alarms signal patient distress, while others indicate that the patient is stable. The constant din creates a white noise effect, so hospital staff either turn down […]

Nursing home patients and antipsychotic medications

Nursing home facilities have an obligation to provide adequate care for the patients who reside there. However, nursing homes across the country have been administering antipsychotic medications to their residents inappropriately, causing significant physical and emotional trauma to patients and their families. According to the Center for Medicare Advocacy, unfortunate accounts of physician kickbacks, illegal […]

OSHA chemical safety guidelines empower Illinois laboratory workers with rights

Many Illinois laboratory workers handle dangerous chemicals on the job. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more than 10 percent of workplace fatalities in the state in 2012 were linked to chemical exposure or contact. OSHA has developed a set of national chemical safety guidelines that are designed to shield workers from the […]

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