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Workers' comp studies show Illinois remains a high-price state

By John Breslin | May 24, 2019

Illinois remains a high-price state when it comes to workers' compensation, with costs driven by substantial attorney involvement in cases and medical-legal bills, according to a recently published study by an independent research institute.

Inmate alleges correctional center did not provide proper care for eye condition

By Carrie Bradon | May 22, 2019

BENTON — An inmate claims he was not given proper care for an eye condition, causing him to fall due to loss of depth perception.

Patient alleges doctor failed to diagnose brain tumor

By Carrie Bradon | May 22, 2019

BENTON — A patient claims a negligent doctor failed to diagnose a brain tumor despite evidence suggesting the condition.

Hospital wants wrongful death suit transferred from St. Clair Co. to Clinton Co., where allegations arise

By Record News | May 22, 2019

BELLEVILLE – St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese seeks to transfer a Carlyle woman’s wrongful death suit from St. Clair County circuit court to Clinton County.

Suit alleges patient died from over sedation

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville medical center is being sued after a patient was allegedly over-sedated during a procedure and died as a result.

Patient alleges injuries following leg surgery

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing a Belleville medical center, alleging she suffered injuries to her heel and ankle following surgery.

Ob/Gyn, healthcare center voluntarily dismissed from wrongful death suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 13, 2019

A mother has voluntarily dismissed her claims against Specialist in Ob/Gyn Ltd. and a physician after her son allegedly died due to an undiagnosed congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Rudolf grants dismissal in suit alleging patient died following colonoscopy; Plaintiff given leave to amend complaint

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 9, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf granted a physician’s motion to dismiss a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient died following a routine colonoscopy.

St. Clair County jury awards patient $600,000 in suit alleging injuries from breast reduction surgery

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 6, 2019

A St. Clair County jury awarded a patient $600,000 in a suit alleging she suffered permanent injuries following a bilateral breast reduction surgery.

Patient alleges doctors failed to protect his health

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 26, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County man is suing a team of health care professionals, alleging he was not treated properly to protect his health.

Patient allegedly suffered bedsores at Anderson Hospital

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 25, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE —A man is suing a hospital for failing to give him the proper care to prevent bedsores.

Physician seeks to substitute Kolker in St. Clair County med mal suit

By Record News | Apr 25, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Physician Helen Mussemann, facing a wrongful death suit, moved for substitution of Circuit Judge Christopher Kolker on April 1.

Patient alleges nerve damage following surgery

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 23, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing a doctor, alleging she suffers from nerve damage after undergoing a hysterectomy.

Trial set in suit alleging patient died from undiagnosed adrenal gland infarction

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 18, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Sarah Smith scheduled a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient died after her adrenal gland infarction went undiagnosed.

Patient alleges negligent treatment by O'Fallon medical team

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 16, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing an O'Fallon hospital and medical team, alleging she suffered permanent injuries after she was treated negligently.

Health care providers accused of allowing patient to fall repeatedly

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A lawyer is suing Alton health care providers, alleging her client was caused to fall repeatedly.

5 Things To Look For When Selecting A Personal Injury Attorney & How Brian Cummings Checks Each Box

By Madison County Record Submission | Apr 12, 2019

It’s a scenario few of us expect to face - you or a loved one just suffered a serious injury at the hands of a person you trust: your doctor.

Man alleges infections from negligent cleaning service at dialysis center

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 8, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A man is suing a cleaning company for allegedly failing to properly clean a dialysis center, causing several infections.

Patient alleges partial amputation due to negligent care

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

BENTON —A patient claims he suffered partial amputation after his primary doctor was not provided with his emergency room medical records.

Man alleges tooth infection went undiagnosed

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

BENTON —A man is suing a dentist, alleging that his wisdom tooth infection was not diagnosed in a timely manner and caused complications.

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