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Class action accuses Epatients.com of sending unsolicited fax ads

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:42pm

A physician has filed a class action lawsuit against Epatients.com Inc. and 10 John Does, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center accused of negligence in woman's death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:39pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Mount Sinai Hospital, doctor sued for not doing enough to save leg before amputation

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:37pm

A patient is suing Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center of Chicago and Samantha Minc, M.D., alleging they didn't do enough to save her leg before amputation.

Thankfully Living Christian LLC accused of violating overtime pay rules

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:34pm

Three former employees have filed a class action lawsuit against landscaping company Thankfully Living Christian LLC and David Trotter, alleging violation of wage laws.

Highland Park CVS, pharmacist accused of prescription error leading to death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:32pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against a Highland Park CVS Pharmacy and a pharmacist, alleging negligence in the dispensing of a medication.

MacNeal Hospital, others accused of failing to make timely diagnosis of cancer

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:38am

A patient is suing MacNeal Physicians Group LLC, which does business as Chicago Health Medical Group; MacNeal Hospital; and Otto K. Lee, M.D., alleging negligence in medial care.

Representative blames Northwest Community Hospital, others for woman's death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:36am

A representative of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against John A. Shanley, M.D.; Critical Care Physicians of Illinois LLC; Ankit Shah, M.D.; Northwest Heart and Vascular Specialists LLC; NCH Medical Group; and Northwest Community Hospital, alleging negligence in medical care.

Guardian accuses Advocate Christ Medical Center of not preventing pressure sores

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:33am

A woman's family is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center, alleging negligence in hospital care.

Attorney Monica Ribbeck accused of legal malpractice in connection with airliner crash lawsuit

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:29am

Three people are suing attorney Monica Ribbeck, alleging legal malpractice in connection with an airliner crash.

Oak Forest Health Center, others accused of failing to diagnose diabetes

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:27am

A patient is suing the Oak Forest Health Center; the Cook County Health and Hospitals System; Chukwemeka Ezike, M.D.; and Gozi Medical and Occupational Health Ltd., alleging the health care providers were negligent in failing to diagnose him with diabetes.

Advocate Health accused of not providing proper care, causing wrongful death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:23am

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Advocate Health, alleging negligence in medical care.

Class action accuses West Interactive Services Corp. of violating telephone law

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:20am

Four people have filed a class action lawsuit against West Interactive Services Corporation, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Native Foods Holding Corporation blamed for flying table umbrella

Louie Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 1:42pm

A woman is suing Native Foods Holding Corporation and Nick Davulto, alleging negligence in connection with a table umbrella blown by the wind.

The Quarters Apartments, others blamed for alleged negligence in connection with stairway fall

Louie Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 1:40pm

Two men are suing Golden Real Estate Partners of Illinois LLC, which does business as The Quarters Apartments, and Napro Management Ltd., alleging negligence and premises liability in connection with an alleged fall down a stairway.

Lazo's Tacos accused of serving food item containing metal wire

Louie Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 1:38pm

A woman is suing Lazo's Tacos Inc., alleging liability and negligence, after she allegedly bit into a metal wire.

Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists of Illinois, others accused of missing cancer diagnosis

Louie Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 1:35pm

A deceased woman's family is suing Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists of Illinois Ltd. and Robert M. Meyers, M.D., alleging the defendants missed a cancer diagnosis.

Wrongful death suit says contractor should pay after worker struck by falling cinder block

Louie Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 10:59am

The special administrator of the estate of a man who died after he was struck by a falling cinder block has filed a wrongful death claim against construction contractors, alleging failure to provide a safe work area.

Alden Town Manor failed to protect dementia patient from sexual assault, complaint states

Louie Torres Feb. 14, 2017, 10:07pm

A woman is suing a nursing facility, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent a patient who suffers from dementia from being sexually assaulted.

Chicago nursing facility didn't control patient's blood sugar levels, lawsuit alleges

Louie Torres Feb. 14, 2017, 10:04pm

An administrator of the estate of a deceased woman is suing a Chicago nursing facility, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Woman accused of stealing says Buffalo Grove store caused emotional distress

Louie Torres Feb. 14, 2017, 10:02pm

A woman is suing a Buffalo Grove grocery store, saying they falsely accused her of stealing.