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Dwyer & Coogan Client Story Featured

SARAH CRAYTON STORY FEATURED IN SUN-TIMES The July 21, 2019 Sunday Edition of the Chicago Sun-Times featured a report by Staff Reporter Stephanie Zimmerman.  The Page 6 article, "From Routine to Tragic," reported on the death of Sarah Crayton in 2014. Sarah's daughter, Shamona Nichols, hired the attorneys of Dwyer & Coogan to investigate her mother's [...]

Heart Procedure Leads to Death

The Incident A 61-year-old woman with lung and heart problems went to University of Chicago Medical Center in 2014 for her increasing shortness of breath. The doctor did a catheter procedure to measure pressures in her heart and caused damage to the access artery in the groin. After an attempt to fix the artery [...]


Federal CMS Releases “Special Focus Facility” Candidates The Federal Government provides oversight for Nursing Homes in the United States. Part of this is because federal programs like Medicare and Medicaid provide funding for nursing facilities. In their role overseeing complaints about persistent care problems, the Government compiles statistics and investigates facilities. This had previously led [...]



Drivers are Looking at their Phones Instead of the Road (CREDIT Copyright: Michael Heim). According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, 3,166 Americans died in crashed caused by distracted driving in 2017. It is easy to say that those three-thousand one-hundred and sixty-six people simply did not have to die. Thousands more [...]

2019-04-09T13:46:28+00:00Car Accidents, News|

Jim Coogan on the Ben Joravsky Show

Jim Coogan 'Ask an Attorney' Live on WCPT 820 On September 18, 2018--Jim on The Ben Joravsky Show Discussing Legal Topics This past Tuesday, September 18th, our own Jim Coogan attended the WCPT studios in Chicago to sit in Studio with host Ben Joravsky to discuss the legal news of the day. Jim has been [...]


Did Your Doctor Hear You?

Doctors Interrupt Patients Too Quickly in Office Visits   Patients need to take advantage of face time with their doctor. Journal of General Internal Medicine Study: Doctors Interrupt Patients After Just 11 Seconds Doctors cannot treat patients unless they listen.  It is that simple.  And doctors know it.  Patients know it.  However, a [...]