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Blog Posts in September, 2011

  • Significant Mesothelioma Settlement Approved for Asbestos Victims in Libby, Montana

    More than a thousand people suffering from asbestos exposure in Libby, Montana, will soon receive the compensation they deserve in order to help them pay for a lifetime of medical care. As the Los Angeles Times is reporting, a state civil court judge in Montana approved a $43 million asbestos settlement for those who became sick or died due to asbestos exposure from local asbestos-ridden mine. The ...
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  • Medical Privacy Breach Exposes Confidential Information of 20,000 Emergency Room Patients

    Illinois medical malpractice lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm are warning of a major privacy breach that recently occurred at a prestigious California hospital, compromising the confidential data of more than 20,000 emergency room patients. Private information regarding patients’ names, discharge dates, and diagnosis codes was exposed for more than a year on a public site. Improperly exposing ...
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  • $29 Million Verdict Upheld in Illinois Brain Injury Case

    Chicago medical malpractice attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm understand that the birth of a child should be a joyous occasion for the child’s family, and it is critical that all available measures are taken to protect infants and their mothers before and after the delivery process. Unfortunately, in some cases, the negligence of doctors, nurses, and other hospital employees leads to serious ...
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  • New Illinois Medical Malpractice Website Set to Launch

    Illinois medical malpractice lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm applaud the efforts of state lawmakers, who recently passed legislation granting patients access to a computerized database containing detailed information on Illinois doctors and their disciplinary histories. We believe that the law promotes fairness and responsibility, allowing patients to make informed decisions about their ...
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