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Hospital Fall Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed in Cook County

Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid recently filed a Medical Malpractice lawsuit against Palos Community Hospital in Cook County for a traumatic brain injury our elderly client received when he fell in his hospital room. 

In August 2012, our client was admitted to Palos Community Hospital for heart related issues and the hospital staff identified him as a "high fall risk" patient every day during his hospital stay. The lawsuit alleges that the hospital did not use the well known safety procedures needed to protect high fall risk patients and our client fell while unattended and while trying to walk to the bathroom on his own.

Our client struck his head on the floor and sustained a very serious brain injury that required surgery and significant inpatient rehabilitation. Our client now requires daily in-home medical care and assistance and will need future medical care for the rest of his life.

We are honored that our client and his family retained us to help them recover for all of the harms and losses our client sustained. The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid recovered compensation for many medical malpractice victims in situations involving hospital errors, doctor errors, failure to diagnose, failure to properly treat, surgical errors, birth injury, stroke, meningitis, infectious disease, hospital falls, traumatic brain injury, wrongful death and many others.

The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid continues to represent seriously injured victims of Medical Malpractice in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Kendall and all surrounding counties in Illinois.

  1. "Committed To My Cause"

    I was struck by a car while cycling and severely, almost fatally injured. A team of excellent medical professionals performed complicated and extensive surgical and medical procedures as part of a successful effort to restore my health....
    -Jeff D.

  2. "Could not have made a better choice"

    We found Mark [Mathys] through the web after an auto accident in October 2011. While selecting someone you don't know to represent you can be a gamble, we could not have made a better choice....
    - Dave

  3. "Very satisfied"

    Mark [Mathys] is very professional. He responds almost immediately, via email, to any question, comment or concern I have and if he is not able to respond right away, he will let me know. I have been very satisfied with Mark so far and I am happy to be his client.
    -Jennifer

  4. "Easy to talk to"

    Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid were very professional and easy to talk to. Prior to working with them, my wife and I had no real experience with the legal system beyond a house closing, yet Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid explained the whole process to us very well. I knew that whenever I had a concern about our case or the legal system in general I could call their office or send an email and receive answers the same day... -Larry

  5. "Provided very wise advice"

    I've dealt with attorneys on a variety of issues, almost all of them since leaving college and entering the workplace. Mr. Mathys was the first attorney I had any real experience with, and I was impressed then and remain so. He provided very wise advice and always kept me informed. In the end, he delivered a favorable result. I recommend him highly.
    - Tyler D.

  6. "In-depth knowledge of the law"

    Mark [Schneid] is an excellent and skilled attorney and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the law when he helped settle my dog bite lawsuit resulting from a traumatic incident. He explained what was needed of me and how I should handle the situation in a professional manner.
    - Karen K.

  7. "They went to bat for me"

    Not long ago I was involved in a car accident where I was hit by a gravel truck at an intersection. After I called Mathys & Schneid, even though I didn't have a very large case, they made me feel like I was one of their most important cases. They went to bat for me with the trucking company's insurance and got me a settlement. I would definitely recommend them to my family and friends. -Dan H.

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