Appeals Court: Statute of Limitations Still Paused for Disabled Person’s Lawsuit

Appeals Court: Statute of Limitations Still Paused for Disabled Person’s Lawsuit An Illinois appellate panel has ruled a nursing home cannot use a two-year statute of limitations to escape a medical negligence claim from the guardian of a disabled person, even though the guardian had already filed suit against a hospital nearly three years earlier over those same injuries...

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Facts About Semi-Truck Accidents and Your Legal Rights

Facts About Semi-Truck Accidents and Your Legal Rights Most people in the United States spend a lot of time driving on roads, such as going to and from work, picking up kids at school, and going to the grocery store. When driving on the road, it is common to see semi-trucks, whether on the road behind you, in front of you, in the lane next to you, or heading the opposite...

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Understanding the Statute of Limitations in a Personal Injury Case

Understanding the Statute of Limitations in a Personal Injury Case All personal injury matters have a time period within which to file a lawsuit called the statute of limitations. To miss that deadline means the claim is barred. Every state in the United States has its own statute of limitations that governs the timeframe when different types of legal actions must be initiated...

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When a Nursing Home Fails to Provide Care to Residents

When a Nursing Home Fails to Provide Care to Residents There are several ways in which nursing homes may fail to provide care to residents in these facilities. Failure to provide the proper care that causes harm to a resident qualifies as nursing home neglect or abuse and may warrant a claim against the staff in many cases. Nursing home staff who fail to provide adequate care...

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Types of Birth Injuries Due to Medical Malpractice

Types of Birth Injuries Due to Medical Malpractice Among the most catastrophic type of injuries arising from medical negligence or medical malpractice are those associated with childbirth. There are three types of birth injuries arising from medical negligence or medical malpractice that are most prevalent in the United States: Oxygen deprivation (hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy) Head...

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What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

What is a Claim for Wrongful Death of a Child? The loss of a child is one of the most tragic events for a parent.  No words can express the loss felt every day.  When you feel that loss was from the negligence of another from a car accident, truck crash, medical malpractice, or other negligent act, that loss is more difficult.  Vinkler Law Offices helps families who have...

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Is It Time to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney?

Is It Time to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney? If you or a loved one is injured because of a doctor or another medical professional’s negligent actions, you are entitled to compensation for those injuries. With the help of a skilled medical malpractice attorney, financial recovery includes past and future medical expenses, lost income, compensation for disability,...

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Common Questions About Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Common Questions About Sexual Abuse Lawsuits As Chicago sexual abuse lawyers, we hear a wide range of questions from clients and family members as they navigate the heart-wrenching aftermath of sexual abuse and sexual assault. Whether the sexual abuse occurred at the hands of an educator, a healthcare provider, or a trusted member of the church clergy, sexual abuse and assault...

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Brain Injury Lawsuits – 3 Keys to Success

Brain Injury Lawsuits – 3 Keys to Success As Chicago brain injury attorneys, we often get questions from clients about the best way to achieve success in brain injury lawsuits. When someone has suffered a brain injury, the short-term and long-term effects can be devastating mentally, physically, and financially. When that injury is due to the actions or negligence of...

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Difference Between Birth Defects & Birth Injuries

Chicago Birth Injury Attorney Explains the Difference Between a Birth Injury and a Birth Defect $1,950,000 Recovery Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death Childbirth should be a joyous event that every parent hopes results in welcoming a happy, healthy baby. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Complications may arise before, during, or shortly after the birth process...

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$2,000,000 Settlement in Cook County Medical Malpractice Case

$2,000,000 Confidential Settlement in Cook County Medical Malpractice Case On February 2, 2021, Jerry Vinkler of Vinkler Law Offices, Ltd. obtained a $2,000,000 confidential settlement in Cook County in a medical malpractice case against a family practice doctor and the Adventist Healthcare System. The case had been pending in Cook County Circuit Court. Jeannie Pinner was the...

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When It’s Best to Hire a Truck Accident Attorney

When It’s Best to Hire a Truck Accident Attorney It’s essential to seek treatment and recover from injuries following a truck accident, which is often far more severe than other types of vehicle accidents. In addition to healing from your injuries, you may be wondering about further steps to take after an accident, including if you should hire a truck accident...

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How to Find the Right Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago

Finding the Right Personal Injury Lawyer in Chicago to Handle Your Case Many personal injury cases don’t require the assistance of a lawyer to handle the claim. However, even if you think you do not need an attorney, you may be better off seeking some initial guidance from an experienced personal lawyer before handling the case on your own, particularly if you are inexperienced...

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Jerry Vinkler Named Super Lawyer

Jerry Vinkler Named Super Lawyer Jerry Vinkler Selected by Super Lawyers® For 2021 Being named Super Lawyer for fourteen consecutive years is not something every Illinois medical malpractice lawyer can claim. Jerry Vinkler is one of those Super Lawyers® who can claim that distinction. He first received this prestige award in 2007 and then every year since. This honor is only...

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Vinkler Law Chicago hires Kelsey L Burge JD

Vinkler Law Welcomes Kelsey J. Burge JD

Vinkler Law Welcomes Kelsey J. Burge, JD On behalf of Vinkler Law Offices, the firm is pleased to announce they have hired Kelsey J. Burge who began with the firm in July 2020.  We expect she will pursue our clients’ cases with energy and commitment after sitting for the Illinois Bar Exam in October. KELSEY BURGE graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law near...

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Expert Advice From Chicago Premises Liability Attorneys Vinkler Law

Expert Advice From Premises Liability Attorneys Vinkler Law READ THIS Before You Need The Premises Liability Attorneys At Vinkler Law Office Is there anyone walking around the United States today who doesn’t have ready access to a camera on their cell phone? This is important because when you are involved in a slip and fall where the conditions of the ground that you are walking...

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