A great percentage of injuries that people suffer are sustained at the workplace. This may be due to the fact that Americans spend more time on the job than citizens from nearly every other country. While some injuries may be minor, if a person is working with heavy, dangerous or powerful equipment, injuries sustained in a workplace accident can be quite severe.
When a product is harmful or defective, companies should remove it from the market in order to protect people from getting hurt or sick. In Illinois, when a product is proven to be defective, a product liability case can be brought against the company.
Often, people who enter Illinois nursing homes have some difficulty fully functioning independently. Their ability to articulate concerns may be limited as well. Unfortunately, there are times when the vulnerability of these people may put them in a position to be abused.
Two doctors have recently been charged with murder in regards to several deaths of unborn babies abortions. One of the charges stems from alleged medical malpractice that occurred in 2010. One woman, who was 21 weeks pregnant, had sought their help to end her pregnancy, but because of one of the doctors' negligence, she suffered a ruptured uterus and an injured bowel on the operating table.