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Month: January 2015

Cogan & Power Recent Blogs

4 causes of slip-and-fall accidents
January 17, 2015
In DuPage County, Illinois, a woman recently filed a lawsuit against a popular chain restaurant, TGI Fridays, when she a ...
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Product Liability
Gun maker sued over defective mechanism
January 16, 2015
Many Illinois residents are avid gun enthusiasts. Some people collect them in the same way that other people collect sta ...
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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Is it possible to prepare for a car accident before you get into one
January 15, 2015
In Illinois, there were 285,477 motor vehicle crashes in 2013, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. T ...
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Medical Malpractice
4 methods that could lower medical errors in hospitals
January 14, 2015
According to an article published in the Journal of Patient Safety, preventable health care mistakes kill thousands of p ...
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Medical Malpractice
What your doctor may not be telling you about LASIK
January 13, 2015
Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, or LASIK, is a common surgery in Illinois, and the goal is to correct the vision ...
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Medical Malpractice
Hospital-acquired pneumonia is a real risk
January 12, 2015
Hospital-acquired pneumonia is a common lung infection that can be caused by a number of different germs. When it occurs ...
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Medical Malpractice
Misdiagnosis happens to 12 million Americans each year, study says
January 11, 2015
Misdiagnosis is a serious problem in the United States, affecting as many as one out of every 20 patients, according [&h ...
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Nursing Home Abuse
Should Illinois require nursing homes to use cameras?
January 10, 2015
Illinois may soon join states that officially recognize the legal use of cameras to document abuse and neglect in nursin ...
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Wrongful Death
Chicago boat service provider sued in wrongful death case
January 09, 2015
Chicago’s location on Lake Michigan provides boating and sailing enthusiasts with plenty of opportunity to be on the w ...
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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Follow-up study on cognitive distraction focuses on voice-based vehicle systems
January 07, 2015
The American Automobile Association’s Foundation for Traffic Safety conducted a test in 2013 that measured how a set o ...
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