Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, physician, or other medical professional fails to provide proper care and treatment to a patient, causing injury.

The lawyers at Mitchell, Hoffman & Wolf, LLC, have won substantial awards on behalf of clients who suffered injury due to a doctor's failure to provide proper medical treatment or care.  Our attorneys will review your medical records to determine if there was any failure to meet medical standards and will consult with leading experts across the country to determine if your case has merit.  We explore all elements of damages—both economic and noneconomic—to guarantee the best results possible.

Verdicts and Settlements

  • $1.97 million for failure to diagnose tongue cancer, resulting in death.
  • $1.5 million due to the improper placement of a central line into an arterial vessel instead of into the vein, causing stroke and brain damage.  
  • $1.2 million for radiology error leading to neurologic damage.
  • $1 million for failure to diagnose breast cancer, resulting in decreased chance of survival.
  • $1 million when an IV placed in a three-month-old infant's hand dislodged and leaked onto surrounding tissue, causing it to become necrotic and die, requiring amputation of the infant's thumb.

Contact one of our Chicago medical malpractice lawyers today or call (312) 726-6722 to find out whether you have a claim and what we can do to help you file your lawsuit.

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Recent Judgments and Settlements

$9.995 million : Wrongful Death of Mother following childbirth

$7.85 million: Death of pedestrian hit by school bus

$6.25 million: Cerebral palsy caused by doctor error

$6.25 million: Settlement for the death of highway construction worker hit by semi-tractor trailer.

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