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Nursing home care criticized in wrongful death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:21pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death suit against Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC and Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Eatery accused of serving contaminated food

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:14pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Carbon on 26th LLC, d/b/a Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, a food establishment, citing alleged failure to warn, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, negligence and product liability.

Nursing home accused of failure to supervise

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:09pm

CHICAGO — A man with power of attorney for his father is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Chicago Ridge Inc., d/b/a Lexington Center-Chicago Ridge, a nursing care facility, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Lawsuit seeks identities of harassers

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:04pm

CHICAGO — A couple's lawsuit against Enflick Inc., d/b/a Textnow, John Does 1-19, seeks information from a phone company as it accuses unknown parties of defamation, invasion of privacy, and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Business owner accused of groping worker, denies allegations

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 5:54pm

CHICAGO — A former employee is suing Don Rico's Jr. LLC and business owner Peter Vazzana, citing alleged sexual harassment. Vazzana denies the allegations.

Building materials supplier says customer didn't pay

Louie Torres Jul. 14, 2016, 12:31pm

CHICAGO — A building materials supplier is suing Lenox Hill Construction Inc., d/b/a Mack Construction Company, and James H. McClelland, citing alleged breach of contract, failure to pay for completed work and unpaid debt.

Nursing home accused of providing poor quality of care

Louie Torres Jul. 14, 2016, 12:27pm

CHICAGO — An attorney-in-fact is suing Manor Care of Oak Lawn (East) IL, LLC, d/b/a Manorcare Health Services - Oak Lawn East, and South Suburban Rehabilitation Center, LLC, d/b/a South Suburban Rehab Center, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in nursing home care.

Estate executor claims failure by physician

Louie Torres Jul. 14, 2016, 11:47am

CHICAGO — An executor of a deceased man's estate is suing Frank Apantaku, M.D., and Apantaku Clinics, Ltd., health providers, in a wrongful death case alleging negligence.

Patient claims hip implant was defective

Louie Torres Jul. 14, 2016, 11:43am

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., and Premier Orthopaedic Sales, Inc., citing alleged design defect, failure to warn, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Nursing home blamed in wrongful death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 14, 2016, 11:38am

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Harmony Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Inc., d/b/a Harmony Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Itex Venture Fund, Inc., d/b/a Itex/AK Care Company, and Swedish Covenant Hospital, in a wrongful death case alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man says throat procedures were done improperly

Louie Torres Jul. 13, 2016, 5:59pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Henry V. Giancinto, M.D., and Northern Illinois Emergency & Occupational Medicine Specialists, S.C., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Medical care providers sued after amputation

Louie Torres Jul. 13, 2016, 5:53pm

CHICAGO — An individual is suing Aref Senno, M.D., Todd Scott, D.P.M., and Diversey Medical Center, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home accused of providing poor care

Louie Torres Jul. 13, 2016, 5:49pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Presence RHC Senior Services, formerly d/b/a Presence Ballard Nursing Center, alleging that negligence and insufficient care at the nursing home hastened the woman's death.

Estate administrator blames property owners in drowning

Louie Torres Jul. 13, 2016, 5:41pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing The Stratford at South Commons Condominium, D&K Real Estate Service Corp. and Draper and Kramer Inc., property owners, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent a drowning.

Nursing home blamed for pressure sores in wrongful death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 13, 2016, 5:37pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Aria Post Acute Care, LLC, d/b/a Aria Post Acute Care; Nucare Services Corp., LLC; Janmela Newman, LPN; and Ma Scylla C. Wilkins, RN, in a wrongful death suit alleging failure to provide proper care in a nursing home.

Inadequate care alleged in wrongful death claim

Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2016, 5:01pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing The Renaissance at 87th Street, Inc., d/b/a Renaissance at 87th Street and Nucare Services Corp., in a wrongful death suit alleging inadequate nursing home care.

Nursing home negligence blamed in wrongful death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2016, 4:56pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Park View Rehab Center, LLC, Park View Rehabilitation Center, LLC and Park View Rehab Center, in a wrongful-death suit claiming negligence in nursing home care.

Man says nursing home care was insufficient

Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2016, 4:52pm

CHICAGO — A man individual is suing Evergreen Living & Rehab Center, LLC, d/b/a The Villa at Evergreen Park, a nursing care facility, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home blamed for woman's pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2016, 4:47pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center, d/b/a University of Chicago Hospital, and Symphony South Shore, LLC, d/b/a Symphony of South Shore and the Renaissance at South Shore, Inc., d/b/a Renaissance at South Shore, alleging negligence and insufficient measures  taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home care blamed in death lawsuit

Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2016, 4:38pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Elmwood Care, Inc., Generations at Elmwood Park, Inc., Elmwood Care, Sir Management, Inc., S.I.R. management, Inc., SIR Management, Elmwood Care - SIR management, Generations Health Care Network, LLC, Generations Healthcare Consultants, LLC and Generations Health System, LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries and negligence.