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Attorney Help Center: Medical Malpractice

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The healthcare industry has exploded over the last thirty years. Combined with an increasing elderly population, thanks to the Baby Boomer generation, the general public’s contact with doctors and medicine will only rise. With this proximity, there already has been and surely will be more accidents and, thus, litigation. Medical malpractice lawsuits are a cornerstone for any personal injury lawyer. This Help Center is structured so you know how to take a medical malpractice case from intake to settlement. It has advice, samples, and resources so that you can help any client who has been injured by a doctor or any other party in the healthcare industry.

Our practice is limited to Illinois and its system will be the focus of this Help Center. However, some mention is made to the law and rules of other jurisdictions. Even though much of this is shared between states, it is important to check and see if they differ from Illinois before using them.

This Help Center is not designed for medical malpractice victims. If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, you should visit here. Finally, the information is broken down into the various stages of a typical lawsuit but also contains additional, helpful information.

Setting the Stage for Trial

Winning Your Case

Further Resources

Here are further resources that you might find helpful in preparing your medical malpractice case.

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