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Medicare contractor's new rule for nurse anesthetists could hurt Medicare patients in dozen states

Melissa Busch May 23, 2017, 5:19pm

New payment rules effectively leave nurse anesthetists unable to be paid for care rendered to Medicare patients in a dozen states, according to a lawsuit brought by a nursing industry association, and the group says this could mean beneficiaries in those states may be forced to turn to self-medication to treat chronic pain.

Symphony of Bronzeville allegedly allowed former patient to develop pressure sores

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:57pm

An estate administrator is suing Symphony of Bronzeville; Bronzeville Park Skilled Nursing & Living Center; Warren Barr South Loop; and Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, alleging negligence and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Couple claims Landscape LLC CEO fired them in retaliation

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:55pm

A couple is suing Imaginary Landscape LLC and Brian J. Moloney, a web-design company and its CEO, citing alleged retaliation.

Patient claims doctor failed to diagnose blood clot, leading to amputation

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:53pm

A patient is suing Penny Hutchinson M.D., Evergreen Emergency Services Ltd. and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Suit alleges BNSF Railway failed to prevent employees' asbestosis

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:51pm

Seven employees are suing BNSF Railway Company, alleging a hostile work environment and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Couple claims wife suffered injuries during surgery at UCMC

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:49pm

A husband and wife are suing Sandra Culbertson M.D., The University of Chicago Medical Center and Palos Community Hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

DuPage dermatologist allegedly negligent in failure to diagnosis melanoma

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:48pm

Two people are suing Dolar Koya M.D., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Ferrari dealer and restorer allegedly failed to deliver rare car in acceptable condition

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:46pm

An individual is suing M Brandon Motorcars LLC and Sport Classic & Competition LLC, citing alleged breach of contract and fraud, after the company allegedly failed to properly restore a 1984 Ferrari.

Doctor says former employee lied about credentials and defrauded practice, patients

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:44pm

A physician is suing Abosede Oshin, who is also known as Abosede Omotunde Badejo, and DDT Group LLC, for fraud.

State OK to deny church-affiliated daycare center property tax exemption because too 'businesslike'

Sara McCleary May 22, 2017, 5:33pm

A state appeals court in Springfield has said the state of Illinois was correct to deny a property tax exemption to a church for a day care center owned, staffed and operated by the church and its member, finding the day care center was more "businesslike than religious" in nature.

Zeus Battery alleges Springs Window Fashions misled public on safety of its motorized blinds batteries

Louie Torres May 22, 2017, 5:20pm

A Bloomingdale battery manufacturer is suing Springs Window Fashions LLC, alleging the defendant company misled the public regarding the safety of its Zeus Battery Products batteries.

Belhaven Nursing and Rehab allegedly failed to prevent former resident's bedsores

Louie Torres May 22, 2017, 5:05pm

An estate administrator is suing Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Suit claims supervisor struck 4-year-old autistic boy on school bus

Louie Torres May 22, 2017, 5:03pm

An autistic boy, through his father, is suing school bus transportation company Sunrise Southwest LLC and a school bus adult supervisor, citing alleged assault, battery and negligence.

Patient sues Loyola University Medical, two doctors for complications from surgery

Louie Torres May 22, 2017, 5:00pm

A patient is suing Loyola University Medical Center, Theodore Saclarides M.D. and Dana Hayden M.D., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Class action OK'd vs Oakton Community College over decision to no longer hire SURS pensioners

Scott Holland May 19, 2017, 3:45pm

An age discrimination class action against Oakton Community College after the college decided to no longer hire those collecting pensions through the State Universities Retirement System will be allowed to proceed, after a federal judge weighed in on the matter.

Man alleges acquaintance helping to collect lottery winnings took money

Louie Torres May 19, 2017, 1:30pm

A man is suing an acquaintance, accusing her of refusing to turn over the proceeds from a $100,000 lottery prize he claims she was helping him collect.