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What to Know About Medical Malpractice Laws in Illinois

What to Know About Medical Malpractice Laws in Illinois Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or healthcare professional acts below the standard of care and is negligent.  When this happens during the labor & delivery process, the baby may suffer serious harm. You may be able to hold the negligent party responsible. Our attorneys discuss […]

Study: Access to Hospital Medical Records Proves Difficult for Patients

Study: Access to Hospital Medical Records Proves Difficult for Patients A new undercover study by Yale researchers published in JAMA Network Open shows that many patients are encountering unnecessary difficulties in obtaining their medical records. Though the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act guarantees patient access to their medical records within 30 days, lead […]

Medical Malpractice Litigator Charles Bletsas Joins Grant & Eisenhofer’s Birth Injury Practice

Medical Malpractice Litigator Charles Bletsas Joins Grant & Eisenhofer’s Birth Injury Practice In September 2018, Charles Bletsas joined Grant & Eisenhofer’s birth injury litigation practice. Mr. Bletsas has two decades of experience litigating injury cases and other negligence claims. “I was drawn to Grant & Eisenhofer because of its excellent reputation representing plaintiffs,” Bletsas said. […]

Medical Misdiagnosis: Information Processing Errors

Medical Misdiagnosis: Information Processing Errors A new study shows that while emergency room doctors have the right information about illness, they do not always make the correct diagnoses based on that information. These information processing errors “are due to the way doctors process the data they have about patients.” In 45% of misdiagnosed cases, there were […]

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?”

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?” People often ask me, “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?” Spastic cerebral palsy results from damage to certain areas of the brain called the motor cortex (which controls voluntary movement) and the pyramidal tracts (which help send signals to muscles).  Damage to the brain can occur before […]

Will Florida’s Medical Malpractice Damages Cap Affect My Birth Injury Claim?

Will Florida’s Medical Malpractice Damages Cap Affect My Birth Injury Claim? A judge in Miami, Florida has ruled damage caps in a medical malpractice lawsuit are unconstitutional and unfair to injured plaintiffs. In a July 2018 ruling, Judge Jose M. Rodriguez refused to implement the 30-year-old cap of $350,000 in damages, labeling it as outdated. […]

Law360 Names G&E Director Lisa Weinstein to 2018 List of Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Rising Stars

Law360 Names G&E Director Lisa Weinstein to 2018 List of Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Rising Stars Law360 announced that Lisa Weinstein has been included on the list of Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Rising Stars for 2018. The award recognizes top legal talent under the age of 40, practicing at a level more frequently seen from veteran […]

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The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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