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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

#MeToo, represents the social media stand of solidarity among women who have experienced sexual harassment or sexual assault. The hashtag gained traction earlier this week on the heels of the numerous sexual harassment allegations against the powerful film producer Harvey Weistein. On Sunday, actress and producer Alyssa Milano, at the suggestion of a friend, tweeted: “[I]f all the women who have… Read more

Are class actions worth it?

Class actions allow one or a few named plaintiffs (injured people) to bring suit on behalf of many injured people.  An example would be defective hip replacement units that have been shown to be bad.  The advantage is that one or a few cases are actually tried, and if successful, then a settlement is usually reached and money distrubuted to all the injured people in the "class" or group without individual… Read more

Talcum baby powder linked to cancer

After a long battle, a jury brought justice to a family whose family memeber died of cancer.  The jury found that the talcum powder the woman used was linked to the Ovarian cancer from which she suffered and ultimately died. Not unlike the cigarette cases, many times a manufacturer will deny a relationship between their product and cancer and only a lawsuit will really bring the truth and justice. At… Read more

Hurricane Harvey and other natural disasters

As Texans along the coast prepare for potential severe property loss and risk injury or death if they don't evacuate, is there any recourse.  The answer is maybe. First, some people have property insurance that covers theses losees but many do not.  Generally, if you have a mortgage, the lender requires property insurance but many policies exclude damage from hurricanes or flooding.  If this is the… Read more

148 Million dollar jury award against city

The gravity of injuries is often only appreciated by the injured person or their family.  Real life pain and suffering is often only understood by the person suffering it. Last week a local Chicago jury, recognized what a plaintiff had to endure when it awarded $148 million dollars.  Jury instructions which are given by the judge to the jury, outline the elements of damages the jury is entitled to… Read more

Doctor found guilty of bad medical practice by State

When a medical error exists it is possible to prove it and have a civil case for money damages.  Typically a client will call Susan E. Loggans and ask if they have a medical malpractice case.  SEL & A has a  full time pysician working with the firm so a client can easily find out if they may have a claim. In this case, the State investigated and it determined there had been imporoper medical treatment.… Read more

Wrongful sexual conduct case

Anyone who follows R Kelly, knows that for years he has been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct by several young ladies and now others.  A earlier criminal prosecution found him not guilty of the alleged crime.  Yesterday, a woman, previously represented by Susan E. Loggans & Associates decided to "tell all" in order to inform the world of what she says happened. While reviews were mixed about… Read more

Victory in 16 year old sexual misconduct case!

32 year old woman collects against unwanted sex aggressor for acts that happened 16 years ago. Sometimes its never too late to make the bad guys pay.  I was contacted by a woman who was mistreated 16 years ago.  She only recently realized how psychologically damaged she was from unwanted sexual activity.  This recent discovery allowed her to make a claim even though the regular time period had run… Read more

Susan E. Loggans & Associates, P.C., fights for the rights of the family of an 87 year old that died because of a hospital feeding error

Susan E. Loggans & Associates, P.C., fights for the rights of the family of an 87 year old that died because of a hospital feeding error Chicago malpractice attorney Susan E. Loggans fights for the rights of the family of an 87-year-old that died because of a hospital feeding error. While many law firms would be reluctant to handle this claim because of the age of the decedent, Susan E. Loggans & Associates, P.C. believes that everyone has a right to justice, no matter the age of the person wronged. In this case, the patient was at… Read more

Susan E. Loggans & Associates, P.C., prosecuting faulty DePuy Hip prosthesis case

Susan E. Loggans & Associates, P.C., prosecuting faulty DePuy Hip prosthesis case Once implanted, medical prosthesis become a part of our body. Those who need these devices have the right to trust that they will perform properly and not cause them further harm. For patients of DePuy ASR XL acetabular system, this trust was shattered when DePuy issued a broad recall of its ASR XL and ASR hip systems. These products have been associated with an unreasonably high failure rate and metal… Read more