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Posted By Legal Team | March 30 2022 | Firm News, Medical Malpractice

What is your chance of a major medical misdiagnosis?

One in 10 people with symptoms caused by a major vascular event, an infection or cancer will be misdiagnosed, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and CRICO Strategies. That’s a shocking statistic and one you shouldn’t ignore. More than half suffered a permanent disability or death because…

Posted By Legal Team | March 18 2022 | Firm News, Motor Vehicle Accidents

5 tips for talking to an insurance adjuster after a car crash

Even a seemingly minor motor vehicle collision can have a lasting impact. From the turmoil caused by financial peril to physical challenges faced by victims of severe injuries, the crash is often only the start of serious issues. Unfortunately, individuals often become confused and feel pressured to answer questions from the insurance adjuster even when…

Posted By Legal Team | March 16 2022 | Firm News

Founding Partner Brian LaCien named to 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America

News Release CHICAGO, March 16, 2022 – Chicago trial lawyer Brian LaCien, a founding partner with Todd A. Smith of Smith LaCien LLP – Trial Lawyers, has been named by Lawdragon Press as a 2022 Law Dragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. He will be featured in an upcoming publication along with the nation’s other…

Posted By Legal Team | March 15 2022 | Bicycle Accidents, Firm News, Wrongful Death

Accessing the Chicago lakefront can be dangerous. Just ask any cyclist.

Two bicyclists have already been struck by a car and killed this year in the DuSable Lake Shore Drive crosswalk to the Lakefront Trail. It didn’t have to happen. Cycling advocates say Chicago has long known the locations of the most dangerous access points and has done nothing to make them safer. Christina Whitehouse, the…

Posted By Legal Team | March 7 2022 | Birth Injuries, Firm News, Product Liability

FDA Issues Warning about Abbott Lab’s Powdered Baby Formula

As lawyers who concentrate in birth injury cases and defective products litigation, we were deeply distressed to learn that some of Abbott Laboratories’ now-recalled nutritional powdered baby formula for pre-term babies allegedly led to necrotizing enterocolitis, a potentially deadly digestive condition. The FDA issued a warning to consumers not to use the powdered formula produced…

Posted By Legal Team | March 7 2022 | Firm News

Founding Partner Todd A. Smith to be inducted into 2022 Lawdragon Hall of Fame

News Release CHICAGO, March 7, 2022 – Chicago trial lawyer Todd A. Smith, a founding partner with Brian LaCien of Smith LaCien LLP – Trial Lawyers, has been named by Lawdragon Press to the 2022 class of the Lawdragon Hall of Fame. He will be featured in an upcoming publication along with the nation’s greatest…

Posted By Legal Team | March 6 2022 | Firm News, Personal Injury

Can I file a lawsuit against a road rage driver?

When sharing the road with other drivers, you are vulnerable to the actions and decisions of those around you. For example, if another driver chooses to text and drive, you could end up hurt in an accident caused by his or her negligent actions. In the same way, an aggressive driver is more likely to…

Posted By Legal Team | February 17 2022 | Birth Injuries, Firm News

Erb’s Palsy – Was My Child’s Birth Injury Preventable?

Erb’s palsy, also known as brachial plexus injury (BPI), is a type of birth injury that can frighten parents. Affecting approximately two out of every 1,000 babies, the infant’s arm falls limply from the shoulder due to a temporary or permanent weakness or paralysis. While some babies recover in a few months with therapy and…

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