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Chicago Drinking Co. accused of overserving customer in leadup to alleged assault

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 3:15pm

A man is suing Chicago Drinking Co. Inc., and various individuals, citing alleged assault, battery and negligence.

Wrongful death claim accusses Warren Barr Living & Rehab Center of failing to prevent pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 3:13pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Warren Barr Living & Rehab Center, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Bryn Mawr Care accused of waiting 18 days to notify family of man's death

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 3:10pm

A brother of a deceased man is suing Bryn Mawr Care Inc., a nursing home, alleging intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract and statutory fraud for allegedly waiting 18 days to notify the man's family of his death.

South Shore Hospital accused of allowing development of pressure ulcers, leading to patient's death

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 3:06pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against South Shore Hospital, alleging negligence in hospital care.

Medline Industries claims customer didn't pay for goods

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 3:04pm

Medical supplies maker Medline Industries is suing Florida-based Riverfront Acquisition 1 LLC., which does business as Bayvue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, citing alleged breach of contract.

University of Chicago Medical Center, doctor accused of negligence following spinal surgery

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 3:01pm

A father is suing Bakhtiar Yamini, M.D., and The University of Chicago Medical Center, alleging medical negligence.

Elmwood Care accused of shortcomings in resident's care

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 2:58pm

A disabled man's family is suing Elmwood Care Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Franciscan St. James Health, others blamed for allegedly mishandling woman's care

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 4:21pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against several health-care providers, alleging negligence in medical care.

Glenwood Healthcare and Rehab, others accused of failure to adequately supervise

Louie Torres Dec. 29, 2016, 10:47am

A deceased woman's family is suing Glenwood Healthcare and Rehab, Inc.; Certified Health Management, Inc.; and various nursres, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Advocate Christ Hospital, others accused of negligence in labor and delivery care

Louie Torres Dec. 29, 2016, 10:45am

A mother is suing Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center; doctors, identified as Karen Johnson, MD; Rachel Katherine Harrison, MD; and Julianne Z. Morton, MD; and various nurses, alleging negligence in providing labor and delivery care.

Mayfield Care Center, others accused of failing to prevent pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Dec. 29, 2016, 10:42am

A nursing home resident's family is suing Mayfield Care Center and related corporate entities, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man claims The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving charged excessive legal fees

Louie Torres Dec. 29, 2016, 10:40am

A man is suing The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving Ltd., alleging legal malpractice.

Whitehall of Deerfield Healthcare Center, others accused of responsibility for fatal overdose

Louie Torres Dec. 28, 2016, 1:42pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Whitehall North and Whitehall of Deerfield Healthcare Center, and A K Care Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Northshore Medical Group among those accused of failure to diagnose in timely manner

Louie Torres Dec. 28, 2016, 1:39pm

A patient is suing Northshore University Healthsystem Skokie Hospital and Northshore Medical Group and two individuals, alleging negligence in medical care.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others blamed for alleged surgical error

Louie Torres Dec. 28, 2016, 1:34pm

A patient is suing medical care providers, alleging negligence in a surgical error that led to injury.

Northshore University Health System faces accusation of mishandling infection, heart condition

Louie Torres Dec. 28, 2016, 1:32pm

A representative of a deceased man's estate is suing Northshore University Health System, alleging that negligence in medical care led to suffering and death.

Man hurt in crash wants court to nix healthcare liens

Louie Torres Dec. 23, 2016, 3:17pm

A man has filed a petition to adjudicate healthcare liens with Illinois Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Rush University Medical Center named as respondents, claiming that their liens against him are invalid and that his attempts to resolve them have been unsuccessful.

Audrey L. Gaynor, Richard D. Felice accused of charging too much for legal services

Louie Torres Dec. 23, 2016, 9:54am

A woman is suing attorney Audrey L. Gaynor; Gaynor's law practice, Audrey L. Gaynor & Associates P.C.; and attorney Richard D. Felice, citing alleged breach of contract.

Alden Estates of Barrington blamed for resident's fall injuries

Louie Torres Dec. 23, 2016, 9:52am

A resident is suing Alden Estates of Barrington Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Manorcare Health Services - South Holland accused of shortcoming in care

Louie Torres Dec. 23, 2016, 9:50am

A woman is suing Manorcare Health Services - South Holland, alleging negligence in nursing home care.