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Woman says back-pain treatment was incorrect

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:31pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing William K. Payne, M.D., individually and as agent, servant and/ or employee of Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC and/ or Wellgroup Health Partners, LLC and/ or Franciscan Alliance, Inc., d/b/a Franciscan St. James Health-Chicago Heights and/ or St. James Hospital and Health Centers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman whose child died during birth alleges negligence

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:24pm

CHICAGO — A mother is suing Julie Kim, M.D., and Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare, d/b/a Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic, Edward Hospital & Health Services, Edward-Elmhurst Health, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare System and Edward-Elmhurst Health System, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man claims wrongful termination following harassment

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:17pm

CHICAGO — A former employee is suing William V. MacGill & Company, alleging that he was wrongfully terminated because of his race and because he complained to a supervisor about a co-worker's harassing and intimidating behavior.

Man accuses property owners of negligence

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:10pm

CHICAGO — An individual is suing Division Street Place, LLC, Lee & Associates Asset Management, LLC, a/k/a Lee & Associates of Illinois, LLC, National Life Real Estate Holdings, LLC a/k/a National Life Insurance Company a/k/a NVL Financial Corporation a/k/a Life Insurance Company of the Southwest and Centurion Service Group, LLC, property owners, alleging negligence and insufficient mea...

Estate administrator says surgery patient wasn't evaluated properly

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:02pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased person's estate is suing Advocate Health and Hospitals, Advocate Health and Hospitals d/b/a Advocate Medical Group, Lisa Montelpasse, M.D., Silver Cross Hospital and Medical Center d/b/a Silver Cross Hospital, Adel Mouradi, M.D., Maggie Boban, RN, Melissa Zaragoza, RN, Anthony S. Rinella, M.D. S.C., d/b/a Illinois Spine and Scoliosis Center Anthony S. Ri...

Patient claims errors by care providers

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 5:15pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Advocate Sherman Hospital Cep America LLC, Cep America Illinois, P.C. and Dr. Adam Glassman, medical care providers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman claims lack of proper evaluation by dentist

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 5:11pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Steve Kleronomos, D.D.S., and A&W Dental Associates, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man accuses Weldbend Corporation of retaliation

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 5:06pm

CHICAGO — A former employee is suing Weldbend Corporation, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Woman says ad violated her rights

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 4:57pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing University of Chicago Medical Center and Access Community Health Network, doing business as Access Grand Boulevard Health Specialty Center, citing alleged violation of rights of publicity.

Health professionals accused of negligence that culminated in death

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 4:52pm

CHICAGO — The administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Michael Kryza, M.D., The Epic Group-Emergency Physicians An Illinois Concern S.C., Morris Hospital, Daniel Jurak, D.O., and Family Physicians of Coal City, medical health providers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries that culminated in the woman's death.

Woman says nursing-home care fell short

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 5:35pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Briar Place Ltd., doing business as Briar Place, and Pershing Gardens Healthcare Center LLC., doing business as Pershing Gardens HC Center, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Knee surgery patient alleges negligence

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 5:29pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing James M. Hill, M.D.; Illinois Bone & Joint Institute LLC; Northwest Community Healthcare; Northwest Community Day Surgery Center II LLC; Northwest Community Hospital; Northwest Community Day Surgery Center; Northwest Community Healthcare PHO LLC, doing business as Northwest Community Health Partners; James M. Hill; 1300 Central LLC; and Orthopaedic Associates, D...

Doctor accused of not performing hysterectomy properly

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 5:23pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Dr. Byron Rosner, M.D., and Reproductive Health Associates, S.C., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman blames theme park for injuries

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 5:19pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Great America LLC, doing business as Six Flags Great America, and Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, also doing business as Six Flags Great America, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home accused of negligence

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 5:15pm

CHICAGO — The administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing River Oaks Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center LLC, doing business as Bria of River Oaks, a nursing care facility, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Surgeon says woman he impregnated defamed him

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 5:09pm

CHICAGO — A plastic surgeon is suing a woman he allegedly impregnated, claiming humiliation, damage to his reputation and economic loss.