Illinois Takes Big Step to Prevent Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice attorneys are happy to hear about new steps being taken in Illinois to help prevent medical malpractice. The Patients' Right to Know Act was just passed by the Illinois House of Representatives and is currently awaiting Senate approval. The act, which would be a wonderful addition to all state legislation, would make available medical practitioner histories to past, current, and possible future patients. The histories would include firings, criminal convictions, and medical malpractice Medical Malpractice and Doctor Profiles Many argue that making this information available is unfair to medical providers, but in … [Read more...]