Medical malpractice laws are different in each state. This resource provides information that is specific to Illinois. For more information on any of the resources below, contact a Chicago medical malpractice lawyer at Seidman, Margulis & Fairman, LLP today.
Medical malpractice is a type of tort. This site provides an excellent resource for those wondering what exactly a tort is and how it impacts your case.
Insurance Information Institute — Medical Malpractice
Ever wondered where the money comes from in a medical malpractice case? This site provides information about medical malpractice insurance and recent developments.
Medical News Today — Medical Malpractice/Litigation News
For up-to-date news on changing rules and regulations in the medical malpractice world, this site provides fantastic resources.
National Patient Safety Foundation
This foundation is a key resource for those looking for support and resources regarding improving patient safety. It engages with families, health care professionals, and other key players in the industry.
U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Run by the Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ is committed to providing resources for patients, consumers, professionals, and policymakers to make the health care world safer for all.
Workers’ Compensation Resource Links
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission
This site provides specific information regarding the rules and regulations regarding workers’ compensation in Illinois. Although there are many good resources here, the best resource is always a discussion with an attorney. These sites are not always up-to-date, and your situation may differ from what is discussed on this site.
This site is run by the AFL-CIO for America’s unions, but even if you are not a union member, it provides good information regarding job safety and legislative alerts.Chemicals And Occupational Diseases
This site is run by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and provides a useful guide for those wondering if their employment situation exposes them to hazardous agents, occupational diseases, or other risk areas.
Common Injuries, Illnesses, And Fatalities
The Bureau of Labor Statistics annually records reported workers’ compensation claims in order to assess the most common ailments, their rates, and other special information.
National Workers’ Compensation
For more information about workers’ compensation on a national level, the United States Department of Labor has a number of useful resources that can help guide you through your situation.
The Legal Side Of Workers’ Compensation
This site, run by Cornell University Law School, gives a brief overview of workers’ compensation from a legal perspective.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a part of the United States Department of Labor and is a safe place to file a complaint about the hazardous conditions of your workplace. It provides you with information about the rules and regulations your employer is supposed to follow and much more.
Job Accommodations After Disability
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides disabled workers with assistance, resources, and training needed to help them thrive in the workforce.