Ingleside IL Personal Injury Attorney -Eye Severely Damaged During Surgery

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Plaintiff, 19 years of age, underwent surgery to implant a phakic intraocular lens in her left eye.  The surgery was performed by Defendant ophthalmologist Kovach.  It was supposed to correct her nearsightedness.  After the surgery the Plaintiff developed increased intraocular pressure which was not properly diagnosed and treated.  The Plaintiff sustained permanent enlargement and dilation… Read more »

Waukegan IL Personal Injury Attorney – Tooth Infection Leads To The Loss Of 8 Teeth

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Plaintiff presented to the Defendant Endodontist with a management infection in her tooth.  Plaintiff claimed that Defendant failed to properly treat the infection and eventually lost 8 teeth.  The defense contended Defendant complied with the standard of care in addressing what seemed to be a manageable and minimal infection.  However,  the infection ultimately was quite… Read more »

Waukegan IL Personal Injury Attorney – Patient Dies After Refusal To Give Permission For Additional Surgery

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Carrie Vaughn, age 77, underwent a percutaneous biopsy of three right axillary lymph nodes at West Suburban Hospital.  Carrie then developed a hematoma from bleeding at the site of the third lymph node and she was transferred to the emergency room and then to ICU for monitoring.  When told that she may require additional surgery,… Read more »

Waukegan IL Personal Injury Attorney – Woman Dies After Birth Of First Child After Bleeding To Death

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Claudia Calcagno delivered her first child at Monticello Big Lake Hospital.  She developed a postpartum hemorrhage and she bled to death hours later when her physicians were unable to perform emergency surgery because the rural community hospital apparently did not have an adequate supply of blood available.  However it was later discovered that the hospital… Read more »

Round Lake Personal Injury Attorney – 38 Year Old Man Dies From Undiagnosed Pulmonary Embolish

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Roger Davis developed shortness of breath while at work.  He went to his family physician who performed a general exam and made a diagnosis of glomerulonephritis based on the presence of protein and blood in Rodger’s urine.  Unfortunately, 10 hours later Rodger died from a pulmonary embolus. The Estate contended that Dr. Royce should have… Read more »