Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum’s proven track record of settlements and verdicts, including multi-million dollar settlements, is a testament to their success.
At Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum in Chicago, our medical malpractice lawyers and birth injury attorneys have achieved record settlements for our clients. They have the depth of experience and resources necessary to protect your legal rights and help you obtain needed financial compensation.
Medical malpractice encompasses any situation in which a medical professional fails to provide the accepted standard of care, resulting in the bodily harm or death of a patient. Also called medical negligence, medical malpractice may include misdiagnosis, failure to monitor a patient’s status, prescribing or administering a wrong medication, and mistakes made during surgery or the birthing process.
Medical negligence laws differ from state to state, so it is important to find a lawyer well versed in the laws of Illinois. Our Chicago medical malpractice lawyers have many years experience in Illinois medical malpractice law and can successfully guide you through the litigation process. If you or a loved one has been injured by a medical professional in Chicago, contact our medical malpractice lawyers for a free review of your case.
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Failure to diagnose lupus in a 39 year old woman leads to $5,350,000.00 settlement. Rubin Machado & Rosenblum attorneys settled a case on behalf of a young woman whose physician failed to follow up on a critical lab result that led to kidney failure and dialysis.
Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum’s attorneys assisted a family receive a $4.25 million dollar settlement for the death of a 48-year-old father of two who broke his hip while working as a car salesman. The hip surgery led to a serious infection that ultimately left this man paraplegic. The case was settled after the man died as a result of an unrelated illness.
Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum’s attorneys settled at the time of trial a case against a local Chicago Hospital in the amount of nearly $2.2 million on behalf of a 45-year-old Hispanic man who lost partial function of his lower extremities due to the failure of the hospital staff to timely diagnose his spinal infection. The case involved several defendant doctors and a local hospital that denied any wrongdoing.
Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum’s attorneys received a settlement exceeding $1 million on behalf of a Lake County man with severe psychiatric illness who threatened his wife and children due to an impending divorce. The man frequently went to the top of the roof of his home and threatened bodily harm to himself and others. The man’s psychiatrists failed to appreciate the danger of his escalating and unstable behavior and failed to hospitalize the man. As a result, this unfortunate man was given the opportunity to pour gasoline on himself and light a match. The resulting burns left the man severely disabled, although he did return to gainful employment.
Mistakes made during the birthing process can have tragic, lifelong consequences for both family and child. When complications arise during delivery, doctors must be alert to any signs of fetal distress and act within minutes to ensure proper oxygen supply to the fetus and prevent injury. This often involves performing a cesarean section.
If a doctor fails to recognize and respond appropriately to an emergency situation, or ensure that necessary staff and hospital equipment are available, the infant can suffer debilitating injury and/or permanent brain damage. Our Chicago birth injury attorneys have won landmark recoveries for birth injury claims and can help you obtain the compensation you need to care for your child. If your child has been injured as a result of medical negligence in Chicago, contact the birth injury attorneys at Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum today.
In February 2003, the personal injury law firm of Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum reached a $12 million settlement with the Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago for medical malpractice resulting in severe birth injury. The child, now a boy of two, suffers from cerebral palsy as a result of delayed delivery causing oxygen deprivation to his brain. Plaintiff attorney, Emilio Machado, argued that the doctor delivering the baby ignored warning signs of fetal distress and breached the standard of care by not performing an emergency cesarean section or delivery by forceps. The boy is now quadriplegic and almost blind. Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum structured the settlement such that a portion ($2.88 million) will be used to purchase an annuity to provide long-term medical care for the child .
Jury awards 6.5 million dollars to family of brain injured infant. Rubin Machado & Rosenblum lawyers were successful in convincing a jury to award 6.5 million dollars to a family of a one month old infant whose pediatrician failed to diagnose an infection which caused the baby to stop breathing and left her severely impaired.
Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum attorneys win 3.0 million settlement for woman with brain injury following child birth. Mother of 5 suffers seizures hours after child birth due to the doctor's failure to control her blood pressure during delivery. The woman's extreme hypertension caused a blood vessel in her brain to burst leading to significant memory loss and impairments.
Baby's twisted arm at birth responsible for 1.5 million settlement as against hospital and obstetrician. The parents of a young boy who suffered a permanent nerve injury in his shoulder at birth were awarded 1.5 million dollars from a local Chicago hospital. The obstetrician was charged with pulling the child out of the birth canal in a manner that caused the baby to have a weak and deformed arm.
The Chicago medical malpractice lawyers and birth injury attorneys at Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum can bring their record of success and years of experience to your medical malpractice case. For a free review of your claim, contact Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum today.