We provide three essential benefits to families experiencing a loss:
information, understanding and peace of mind.
Did you know...
...you have the right to request an independent autopsy.
...you have the right to request medical records.
...you have the right to expect confidentiality.
CONSULTATION OR INDEPENDENT AUTOPSY
CALL US AT 855-8-AUTOPSY
Casework is meticulous and interactions with families are warm and emotionally available. We work to transform the confusing into the clear; the uncertain into the manageable; the unknown into the known.
The need for closure after a loss is powerful; and you have the right to ask questions. Talk to us about how we can help.
Meet Dr. Ben Margolis, Director
(B.A., Harvard University; M.D. University of Chicago)
LATEST NEWS, EVENTS AND ARTICLES
April 25, 2016. Four adult children want to know why their father died. It was a case of bicuspid valve — an inherited condition he was born with but didn’t know he had. Now his whole family knows and can get tested and treated. The autopsy helped not only for closure but saved their lives
March 2, 2016. Four adult children want to know why their father died. Is this autopsy just for “closure”? Or will the results save their lives? See if you can figure out the case. Stay tuned for a discussion next month.
February 10, 2016. This patient had a AV fistula put in years ago. It recently started to leak. The patient received emergent care several times for bleeding out of the fistula. Ultimately he died from this complication. Should something have been done to prevent this complication? What kind of questions might the family have now?
An engaging exploration of the humanity behind the autopsy.
For the general public.
Upcoming dates: May 4, 18; June 1
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago