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Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs in response to an infection in the body. Prompt identification and early treatment are essential to decrease the risk of the condition progressing and causing permanent damage or death.

Many different infections can trigger sepsis. While some cases may not be preventable, others are due to medical negligence and failure to provide timely medical treatment. Residents cared for in a nursing home have a higher risk of developing sepsis due to incidences of nursing home abuse.

Have you or a loved one suffered harm or injury from sepsis resulting from negligence?

If harmful acts of one or more businesses bring harm to a whole group of people, it may cause a mass tort, and this is generally known as a class action lawsuit. The goal of class action lawsuits is to organize many cases so they can be heard simultaneously.

A lead plaintiff and his or her attorney represent the best interests of the entire group within the class action.

A class-action lawsuit is designed to hold negligent parties responsible for acts that have widespread damage and numerous victims. Ultimately, class action lawsuits attempt to change irresponsible corporate behavior.

A subpoena is a writ compelling the attendance of someone at a court proceeding. It requires them to appear in court at the specified court. If they don’t appear in court or respond to the subpoena requests, they may have criminal contempt or civil contempt charges applied.

If you want to know more about what is a subpoena or what his or her legal obligation is if they are served a traditional or witness subpoena, then keep reading the following sections.

Our team at the Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers can explain all of the relevant parts of the subpoena.

Types of Traffic Tickets You Can Receive in Chicago

Receiving a traffic ticket can be a costly and frustrating experience.

Law enforcement issues various tickets in Chicago, including traffic tickets, parking tickets, speeding tickets, and reckless driving tickets.  By hiring an experienced traffic ticket lawyer, you can increase your chances of getting the ticket reduced or dismissed altogether.

When you trust your health to a doctor or any other healthcare provider, you should expect a minimum level of care.

While you do not always get the best results from treatment, you should also not be injured when a doctor makes medical errors.

Still, not everything that goes wrong in your case means that the doctor did something wrong. The doctor’s negligence all depends on the individual facts.

If you are seeking financial compensation in a civil lawsuit, you will have the burden of proof squarely on you. If you want to be paid for your injuries, you will need to have enough evidence to show what happened.

Even though the burden of proof in personal injury claims is lower than the one in criminal cases, you still need to provide evidence to win your case.

This requirement means that you will need an experienced attorney for your legal proceeding if you want to persuade the jury.

Causation in personal injury cases refers to whether or not the defendant’s actions were the actual cause and proximate cause (legal cause) of an accident and the plaintiff’s injuries.

Understanding Causation in a Personal Injury Claim.

You may consider a lawsuit after an accident or other event leads to personal injuries or other damages. If you do, it is important to understand the issues you must prove in a personal injury trial and negligence claim generally.

The winter months are far more dangerous for drivers because car accidents can happen without warning.

Oftentimes, drivers cannot even see an icy patch before they run over it and lose control of their car. The clear ice that you cannot see is called black ice, and it is extremely treacherous.

When drivers hit it, they can skid and hit other cars. If you have been injured in an accident due to black ice, we can help you as you seek financial compensation.

The Winter weather season in Illinois and across the country raises the danger level for employees on the job.

Besides, the usual dangers, they now need to worry about a workplace slip that happens in poor weather conditions, whether on sidewalks or in parking lots.

Regardless of whether anyone can be held liable, an injured employee may receive financial compensation depending on when the injury happened without needing to prove liability.

If you voluntarily assumed the risk of a known danger, then you may be prohibited from recovering damages if you sustain personal injury from that same risk.

What is Assumption of Risk in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Under federal and state rules of civil procedure in a personal injury case, defendants may raise an affirmative defense of assumption of risk-either express assumption or implied assumption.