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Nursing home accused of negligence in connection with death

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2016, 7:12pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Aurora Pac LLC, The Grove of Fox Valley, Aurora Rehabilitation & Living Center and Legacy Healthcare Financial Services LLC, in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Boy, father claim negligence by perfusionists

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2016, 7:07pm

CHICAGO — A patient and his father are suing perfusionists Pamela Kutz and Gregory Mork, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man claims errors in hearing regarding his employment termination

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2016, 7:02pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing the City of Chicago and its Human Resources Board, alleging errors in a discharge hearing.

Neglect of duties alleged in wrongful death case

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

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Alden of Waterford LLC, Alden Management Services Inc. and Floyd Schlossberg in a wrongful death case alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Poor evaluation cited in wrongful death allegation

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2016, 5:19pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Franciscan Alliance Inc., d/b/a Olympia Fields Hospital; Manish Dhamija, M.D.; Specialty Physicians of Illinois LLC; Lito Fajardo, M.D.; and Northstar Anesthesia of Illinois LLC, in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in medical care.

Man says falls were nursing home's fault

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2016, 5:12pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Midway Neurological and Rehabilitation Center LLC; Midway Neurological and Rehabilitation Center; Midway Neurological and Rehabilitation Realty LLC; and Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Estate administrator blames care providers for death

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2016, 5:06pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation and Michael Cudworth, M.D., in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in medical care.

Man blames pressure ulcers on negligence

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2016, 5:02pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Alden-Princeton Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc. and Alden Princeton, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man claims food was tainted with salmonella

Louie Torres Aug. 10, 2016, 6:13pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Urban Esencia Kitchen, d/b/a Esencia Urban Kitchen, alleging that he was negligently served tainted food.

Claim targets driver, employer in pedestrian's death

Louie Torres Aug. 10, 2016, 6:08pm

CHICAGO — An administrator is suing Jerzy Jaje and his employer, Thatch Canopies Inc., alleging negligence in operation of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian and caused his death.

Suit alleges negligence by long-term care facility

Louie Torres Aug. 10, 2016, 6:00pm

CHICAGO — A representative of a resident in a long-term care facility is suing The Grove of Lagrange Park LLC, d/b/a The Grove of Lagrange Park, and Lagrange Skilled Nursing Facility LLC, d/b/a The Grove of Lagrange Park Living & Rehab, alleging negligence.

Man claims surgical clip wasn't removed

Louie Torres Aug. 10, 2016, 5:55pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Sanath Kumar, M.D.; Sanath Kumar, M.D., Ltd.; Advocate South Suburban Hospital; and Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation, alleging negligence in medical care.

Wrongful death case filed against nursing home

Louie Torres Aug. 10, 2016, 5:51pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed a class-action lawsuit against Manor Care of Palos Heights (West) IL LLC, Manorcare Health Services LLC, d/b/a HCR Manorcare LLC, and Heartland Employment Services LLC, in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Medical patient alleges lack of training

Louie Torres Aug. 9, 2016, 5:31pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Giovanni D. Giannotti, M.D.; Giovanni D. Giannotti, M.D., S.C.; Boffa Surgical Group, L.L.C.; and Boffa Surgical Group, alleging negligence in medical care.

Driver who allegedly struck man mowing lawn accused of negligence

Louie Torres Aug. 9, 2016, 5:23pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing motorist Ibrahim N. Ziad, alleging that he negligently veered off a street and fatally struck a man mowing his lawn.

Woman claims error during hysterectomy

Louie Torres Aug. 9, 2016, 5:17pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Bryon Rosner, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Wrongful death claim alleges negligence by nursing home

Louie Torres Aug. 9, 2016, 5:14pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Kensington Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, d/b/a Kensington Place, in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Nursing home accused of negligence in supervision

Louie Torres Aug. 9, 2016, 5:08pm

CHICAGO — A representative is suing Warren Barr Gold Coast, Warren Barr Living & Rehab Center LLC, Astoria Place Living & Rehab Center, Astoria Place Living and Rehabilitation Center LLC and Astoria Place Skilled Nursing Facility LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Mother alleges improper care for son at medical center

Louie Torres Aug. 8, 2016, 5:39pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Harvey J. Friedman, Daniel D. Rivard, Thomas H. Burnstine, Heidi B. Furr, Kelley Harrison and Advocate Condell Medical Center, health providers, citing alleged negligence pursuant to the Illinois Wrongful Death Act.

Man claims negligence in nursing home care

Louie Torres Aug. 8, 2016, 5:10pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing The Renaissance at Midway Inc. and Symphony Healthcare LLC, d/b/a Symphony at Midway, alleging negligence in nursing home care.