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Your Chicago Attorneys for Injuries from
Medical Malpractice

We put our trust in healthcare professionals, but sometimes there are errors in treatment, missed signs of serious illness or careless health management which can cause serious pain and suffering for our loved ones, and even death. And when there are significant errors, the last thing you want to worry about is how this happened and where to turn next. It is possibly the most challenging time of life. This is when we can help.

The attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll are experienced in seeking justice for people injured through negligent doctors, nurses, hospitals or any type of medical care or facility. We stand for your rights.
Please call the attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll today for a free confidential consultation at 312-761-KKTL (5585).

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. right behind heart disease and cancer.

3B

Was spent in medical malpractice payouts, averaging one payout every 43 minutes.

250,000

People in the United States die every year because of medical mistakes.

Source: American Medical Association

CASE STUDIES

Click through the tabs below to learn about a few of our cases involving MEDICAL MALPRACTICE.

$32 million

Recovery for an 8-year-old girl whose four-limbs were amputated after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of an infection, leading to severe septic shock.

$12 million

Recovery for a 37-year-old man who suffered the partial amputation of both of his legs and one of his arms after a hospital failed to give him antibiotics for a serious infection (Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin).

$10 million

Recovery for a 33-year-old male who was left paraplegic and with limited ability to perform any of his daily activities after a brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) was missed during a concussion evaluation.

$10 million

Recovery for a brain-injured newborn after doctors failed to timely deliver the baby by cesarean section.

$9.3 million

Recovery for a 47-year-old woman left brain damaged and quadriplegic due to a stroke she suffered after a resident, who was placing a catheter, punctured her subclavian vein.

$9 million

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 40-year-old wife and mother of six children and her unborn seventh child after she suffered respiratory arrest due to pneumonia while in the hospital.

$8 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 43-year-old husband and father of two adult children who was left brain damaged and comatose for four years following the failure to treat a severe asthma attack in the emergency department.

$7.5 million

Recovery for an infant who suffered brain damage and developed cerebral palsy due to a delayed cesarean section after indications that the baby was not tolerating the labor well.

$6.75 million

Recovery for a 63-year-old woman left permanently brain damaged after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a neurological disorder.

$5,511,566

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 44-year-old man who died from a pulmonary embolism during a routine surgery to repair a dislocated knee.

$5.25 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 36-year-old woman after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer.

$5 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 47-year-old wife and mother of three children who suffered brain bleeding while waiting in the ER to be seen by a doctor and have studies performed.

$4.4 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 28-year-old young man whose appendicular cancer was not diagnosed until it had reached Stage IV despite repeated visits to doctors over several years.

$3.5 million

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 40-year-old Hyatt executive who died after doctors failed to diagnose his colon cancer.

$3.4 million

Verdict for a 31-year-old woman who developed a flesh-eating bacterial infection following the surgical removal of her gallbladder, which resulted in the removal of nearly all of her abdominal muscle.

$3,399,728

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 66-year-old man who died from a spinal cord injury.

$3.2 million

Verdict for a baby boy who suffered a brachial plexus (injury to his shoulder) during his delivery from severe force on him by the delivery doctor.

$3 million

Verdict for the wrongful death of a Country Club Hills woman who doctors sent home without diagnosing or treating her pulmonary embolism.

$3 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 59-year-old mother of six after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of an aortic dissection.

$3 million

Recovery for the death of a baby from infection after the parents had called his doctor’s answering service with an urgent message and no one returned their call.

$2.6 million

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 44-year-old man who died from a pulmonary embolism after back surgery (a record verdict in Adams County).

$2.5 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 49-year-old individual who died of negligently improper post-operative care at a Chicago hospital.

$2.3 million

Recovery for a DuPage County 58-year-old woman who had to have both of her legs amputated up to her hip after suffering an allergic reaction to drugs given to her by doctors during a vascular bypass surgery which doctors failed to diagnose.

$2.25 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 59-year-old woman who went into cardiac arrest after she received a toxic dose of lidocaine.

$2 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 10-month-old baby boy who died from sepsis after contracting bacterial colitis, which went undiagnosed.

$1.95 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 54-year-old woman who went to the ER for COPD and was admitted but intubated incorrectly and lost oxygen to her brain resulting in death.

$1.65 million

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 74-year-old Chicago woman whose renal cancer was not timely diagnosed by a physician group.

$1.5 million

Recovery for a 33-year-old mother who underwent radical hysterectomy, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer.

$1.251 million

Recovery for a Kane County baby girl left permanently disabled and disfigured after suffering shoulder dystocia during labor and delivery.

$1.2 million

Recovery for a 31-year-old woman forced to have her leg amputated due to an infection arising from an unnecessary surgery doctors decided to perform.

We are on your side and have experience in all types of medical related cases.

Please call us today with your questions at
312-761-KKTL (5585).

Kaveny + Kroll is a leading boutique personal injury law firm in Chicago. Established in 2019 by award-winning attorneys Elizabeth A. Kaveny and Jeffrey J. Kroll. Their firm is driven by their commitment to justice and the need to fight for victim’s rights and financial recovery. We believe a valued law firm should take your case personally … because it is.

FEES

Keep in mind that our payment is ONLY based on the award in your case. We only get paid if we help you get justice and financial compensation.