If you have been seriously injured because of medical negligence in Chicago, you may be eligible to file a medical malpractice claim against the liable healthcare provider. While the idea of pursuing a Chicago medical malpractice claim might seem daunting, you should not let that stop you from seeking damages for injuries you sustained.Informed Consent in a Chicago Medical Malpractice ClaimDoctors have a duty to warn patients of potential risks when it comes to medical procedures or treatments. This is known as the duty of informed consent. It is the doctor’s duty to inform the patient of all known risks before proceeding with a procedure or treatment.After a patient has been thoroughly informed of the potential risks, they may either consent to or decline the procedure or treatment. Sometimes a patient may sign a consent form that details the risks involved.If a doctor fails to adequately warn a patient about potential risks and the patient is injured, or if the patient would have otherwise opted out of the procedure or treatment had they known the risks, the doctor may be held liable for medical malpractice. If you have been injured as the result of a doctor’s failure to provide informed consent, whether with a procedure or use of a dangerous medical product, you should contact a Chicago medical malpractice lawyer who is familiar not only with medical negligence but also dangerous medical products such as gadolinium. Contacting a Chicago Medical Malpractice LawyerThe Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. have tried many cases like yours and know the best ways to express your degree of fault to the court. For a no-cost case evaluation and help preparing your evidence, contact us today – 312-263-1080.