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Wrongful death and wrongful death claims - the basics, p2

We are continuing our discussion of the definition of wrongful death and how wrongful death lawsuits work. A wrongful death is a death caused by someone's negligence, a willful act or a willful omission. A quick reminder: Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable person would do under the same or similar circumstances.

Wrongful death and wrongful death claims - the basics

Many accident victims and their families understand that they can and should be compensated for losses associated with their preventable injuries, but many are unfamiliar with how wrongful death guidelines may apply to them and their case. Not only are wrongful death claims intended to compensate families for the financial and emotional hardships related to the avoidable loss of a loved one, but they also serve as a method to hold liable parties accountable for their actions.

Who is at risk for asbestos exposure?

In order to understand who is at risk for asbestos exposure, one must first understand what the product is and where it is commonly found. For those who have been exposed to dangerous levels, an attorney will be able to provide you with more information on what next steps need to be taken.

Work with our firm to protect your workers’ compensation rights

Under Illinois law, workers are entitled to compensation arising out of and in the course of employment. According to the Workers’ Compensation Commission, this includes injuries that are caused either wholly or partially by an employee’s work. Exactly what constitutes work, though, and when is an injury caused by work? These are straightforward questions that aren’t always easy to answer.

Orphan drug gives hope the sun'll come out tomorrow for MPM patients

The majority of patients diagnosed with the most common form of mesothelioma, malignant pleural mesothelioma, are not candidates for surgery. Instead, they undergo chemotherapy in the hope that they can stretch their time left from the median 5.7 months to a little more than a year. MPM strikes about 3,000 people every year.

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