Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Chicago

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Medical Malpractice

Doctors, nurses, and other medical practitioners have a duty to provide patients with a reasonable standard of care. In fact, the primary duty of medical professionals is summed up in the Latin phrase, primum non nocere, meaning, “Do no harm.” Unfortunately, medical professionals do not always follow this standard of care. The results can be devastating for victims and their families. When a doctor, nurse, hospital, clinic, or other healthcare professional or facility acts negligently, the victim or his/her family can take legal action.

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices, we have helped countless individuals throughout the state of Illinois pursue medical malpractice claims. Our Chicago-based medical malpractice attorneys have a proven track record of success; we have helped secure financial compensation in 99% of the cases we have taken on. Although we cannot guarantee a specific outcome for your case, we can assure you that we will do everything in our power to secure the justice and recovery you deserve.

Were you injured as a result of medical negligence in Chicago? Contact our firm at (866) 891-9211 to find out how we can help.

What Is Medical Malpractice?

In short, medical malpractice occurs any time a health care professional or medical facility acts negligently. When this negligence leads to injuries, the victim or the surviving family members can file a medical malpractice claim. These types of claims allege that the standard of care was breached and that this led to physical injuries and other damages.

Some of the most common examples of medical malpractice/negligence include:

  • Birth injuries
  • Anesthesia injuries
  • Medication errors
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Incorrect diagnosis
  • Emergency room errors
  • Surgical errors
  • C-section errors
  • Failure to treat a medical condition

This list is not exhaustive; there are many other forms of medical malpractice. If you believe you are the victim of negligence, reach out to our team today to find out how we can help. Our Chicago medical malpractice lawyers serve clients throughout the state from offices in Chicago, Aurora, and Champaign.

Why You Need A Medical Malpractice Attorney In Chicago

Medical malpractice claims comprise some of the most complex types of personal injury claims. In many cases, the hospital or medical facility at fault will protect negligent doctors and nurses in order to uphold their reputation. The at-fault insurance company will often deny or devalue claims, stating that you accepted the “known risks” of a certain procedure. It can be incredibly difficult to prove that a doctor or nurse acted negligently, and you must also prove that you would not have suffered the injury had another doctor or nurse performed the procedure or given you care.

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices,we have more than 100 years of collective legal experience. Our attorneys know how to fight back against large insurance companies and medical providers. We are not afraid to take your case to court whenever necessary. We understand just how difficult it is to find that your trust in a doctor or hospital has been violated. Because of this, we work to handle every aspect of your claim in order to ease your stress and allow you to focus on healing.

Need a medical malpractice attorney in Chicago or the surrounding areas? Call us at (866) 891-9211 or contact us online to request a free consultation today.

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Very Persistent and Very Honest!

After Mr. Evans took over my case, it didn’t take long to get results. I recommend Mr. Evans if you want to get results quick he very persistent and very honest with his clients.

Timothy A

He settled my case for more than I had expected.

Mr. Haugen is always so very kind and very involved with his client. He’s very attentive when it comes to his client relationship. Any questions I had for him were always answered in a very timely fashion, and explained very well. He settled my case for more than I had expected. Great Attorney! Highly Recommended!

Molly P

Thank you so much for great service and representation!

Attorney Russ Haugen was truly amazing. He kept in touch with me every time there was new information or changes with my case. The company he represents were very professional every time I called and responded back within a reasonable amount of time. I would recommend not only Russ Haugen to represent you, but the […]

Alexis W

Russ fought for me and I received more than double from the 1st settlement offer.

In July of 2018 I injured my back on the job. I was advised by someone to find a lawyer. I was given Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices telephone number. I called and had a consultation with Russell Haugen. I knew nothing as far as what to do or expect. He was very informative […]

Sheryl D

Thank you, Jay Johnson, for all that you do. You are truly one of the good guys.

This is the second time I’ve needed the services of Jay Johnson, and it will be the second time that I am completely satisfied with Mr. Johnson’s performance. He thoroughly explains all aspects of a case and is always able to answer questions and concerns. I would recommend, and have recommended him, to other people […]

Richard V

Very glad I chose them for my lawsuit.

They were very professional with my case. They were patient and always kept me informed. Very comfortable environment. I was very glad to choose them for my lawsuit.

Matthew D.

Russell Haugen represented me, and he was absolutely amazing!

Excellent Law firm! Russell Haugen represented me, and he was absolutely amazing! He always checked on me and answered every phone call regarding my concern we settled for way more than I expected! He’s kind and considerate! I highly recommend Russell! He won’t let you down and God forbid but if I were to get […]

Samia L.

I was very pleased with this firm! Highly recommended!!

Not a fan of lawyers (previous encounters with different firm); but, I was very pleased with this firm and with Casey Woodruff. Answered my questions and addressed my concerns in a timely manner. Highly recommended!!

Dane S.

Honest conversation, personable team and timely responses.

Honest conversation, personable team and timely responses. Working with Mr. Evans and Cynthia has been a wonderful experience at a difficult time. Phone calls and emails are answered within a very reasonable time frame, each conversation is handled in a compassionate manner.

Deidre S.

DJ did a fantastic job on my auto-accident claim!

I highly recommend Mr. Dexter Evans, and the Woodruff law firm. DJ did a fantastic job on my auto-accident claim. I really appreciated all the detailed information provided, and finding medical assistance for me. It was awesome. All my questions were addressed properly and asap. I made my final decision with confidence. Over all the […]

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