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When looking for a job, you have two options; work for a private company or get a job with the city government. If you choose the latter, you will have access to several opportunities that only come with working for the local government.

If you’re looking for a place to start your career, the City of Chicago has many opportunities available. The City’s website lists jobs in a variety of fields and types of work environments.

According to the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, the benefits and income offered in local government jobs are 4% less than you can get in the private sector.

Many patients who have suffered injury due to medical malpractice wonder if they can bring medical malpractice claims or medical malpractice cases. They seek redress for the injuries, suffering, costs, and losses that the medical negligence of a medical professional has caused them.

What any qualified medical malpractice attorney should stress in their legal advice under a proper attorney client relationship is that Illinois law has a statute of limitations for Illinois medical malpractice cases that seek medical malpractice damages.

The medical malpractice attorneys of our law offices expertly understand Illinois medical malpractice laws and can assist injured patients or the injured party with their medical issues and help them file a medical malpractice claim before the malpractice statute of limitations filing deadline.

After an accident, so much focus is on the drivers of the car. Many people overlook and forget that there may be injured passengers in either of the cars who have their own legal rights.

They can also receive compensation for their accident injuries. This can come from one or both of the drivers. First, they need to contact a lawyer if they have suffered injuries to learn more about their rights as a passenger.

When a driver fails to exercise reasonable care, they can be made to pay when you have been in an accident as a passenger.

All personal injury cases will use the same defined legal terms when it comes to the test that is used to determine whether someone else should be financially responsible for your injuries.

It is the same four-part test that is used every single time. For every personal injury case, you will hear the term “duty of care” used. When someone breaches this duty, and it causes your injury, the defendant can be made to pay for your injuries.

How Does Personal Injury Law Treat the Duty of Care?

One of the questions that we are asked as an attorney is do you have to pay taxes on insurance settlements.

Our clients want to plan after their insurance settlement, and they need to know how much money they may have to put aside from their accident settlement.

In addition, this would impact negotiations with the insurance company, because a tax liability may require that they negotiate more in their injury settlements.

The quick and explosive nature of any car accident may cause personal injury requiring medical treatment, diagnostic tests (x-ray, x rays, mri scan, mri’s, medical imaging, neck or disc tests and scan pictures, personal examination by a doctor, muscle diagnosis, etc.), and other medical treatment.

These are all designed to detect and diagnose the symptoms of serious pain and injuries that injured victims experience in a car accident like a herniated disc, soft tissue damage, broken bones, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and other

Getting an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) may help spot these injuries. Our law firm encourages anyone with serious personal injury to their body from a car accident to get an MRI scan and x-rays because these MRIs may show your medical injuries more than other tests.

You might experience significant personal injury in an accident that requires extensive medical treatment in an emergency room, hospital, or long-term facility. Medical bills can rack up quickly and you may choose to file a personal injury lawsuit or multiple personal injury cases with a personal injury lawyer to make up the cost of the medical care.

However, if you choose to do that, and if a personal injury settlement materializes, you must know that the insurance or medical provider may have already or may in the future file a medical lien on that compensation.

This is a legal right of claim (a lien is a demand) stating that they are owed money because they performed services for you, did not get paid, and the defendant should legally pay for them through the settlement.

School age children often struggle due to the serious injury they experienced during labor due to medical negligence.

If a child sustains personal injury or an injury occurred during the birthing process, then they may have a birth injury claim (or birth injury lawsuits), which is also referred to as a medical malpractice claim or personal injury claims.

However, any legal claim, including those for birth injuries like a child medical malpractice lawsuit, must be brought within the relevant statute of limitations

Medical malpractice is a common crime in healthcare settings. Although doctors strive to provide the best care to their patients, sometimes malpractice can lead to illness or injury.

In such cases, individuals can file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the doctor, nurse, or hospital involved in the problem. A medical malpractice lawsuit is a civil suit that occurs when harm or injury results from the negligence of someone involved in a patient’s care.

It’s a complex case that requires skills beyond handling day-to-day health matters. Therefore, many people find it helpful to hire an attorney to help them navigate the legal aspects of a compensation claim.

The history of birth control is unfortunately filled with unfortunate defects that have injured women. Dalkon Shield became one of the largest mass tort lawsuits of all time. IUD insertion had been viewed as an easy way for a reversible form of birth control that did not have the same hormonal effects.

However, intrauterine devices have proven dangerous, as IUD removal work does not always go as planned. A IUD device called Paragard was supposed to change that. However, the IUD removal process has often gone awry, causing women serious injury.

Paragard is made by a company called CooperSurgical Inc. The original manufacturer was Teva Pharmaceutical, but Teva sold the Paragard product line to Cooper for $1.1 billion in 2017. The product has been on the market since 1984.