Elder Abuse: Pneumonia, A Severe Risk To Nursing Home Residents

Elder Care Neglect Pneumonia Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs.1 The air sacs may fill with fluid, causing severe coughs, fever, chills and difficulty breathing.1  The infection may be bacterial, viral, fungal, or parasitic.  Pneumonia can range from mild and curable to life-threatening. Frequent bed turning helps prevent fluid…

Elder Care: Heart Procedure to Prevent Stroke May Be An Alternative to Medication

Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Catheter Ablation A heart procedure, named a catheter ablation procedure, may be an effective alternative for treating atrial fibrillation, the leading cause of strokes in the U.S.  Generally, the procedure has been considered secondary to medication; however, recent findings indicate the procedure may be more effective than medication.

How to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Illinois

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Book As part of a service to our clients, our prospective clients and to our friends, you are welcome to pick up a FREE copy of workers compensation trial lawyer and partner Mark Weissburg’s published book.

Personal Injury: Golf Injuries

Personal Injury Golf Related Injuries According to the National Golf Foundation there are just under 13 million core golfers and over 27 million golfers in the U.S. and that number continues to grow. A typical golfer will play around 35 rounds a year not including all the time they spend practicing. As the game and…