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Woman says Wal-Mart responsible for food poisoning

Louie Torres Jul. 11, 2016, 12:44pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Wal-Mart Stores Inc., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries led to her food poisoning.

Nursing home sued in resident's death

Louie Torres Jul. 11, 2016, 12:39pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Elmhurst Inc., and Royal Management Corp., alleging that negligence in a nursing home led to injury and death.

Suit blames city, hospital in murder allegation

Louie Torres Jul. 11, 2016, 12:32pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of his deceased mother's estate is suing the City of Chicago, Cook County, d/b/a John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, alleging wrongful death.

Trucking company, driver accused in wrongful-death case

Louie Torres Jul. 11, 2016, 12:27pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing R.J. & R. Trucking and Excavating Inc. and Eugene F. Caruso, a trucking company and its employee, alleging negligence led to a wrongful death in a truck-bicycle collision.

Mother says child's arm fracture not treated correctly

Louie Torres Jul. 11, 2016, 12:22pm

CHICAGO — A mother is suing Daniel E. Sullivan, D.O.; Northwest Orthopaedic Associates, Ltd. d/b/a Northwest Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Jolanta Dziok, M.D., Chicago Pediatric & Neonatology S.C., Lori Masterson, M.D., Presence Chicago Hospitals Network d/b/a Presence Resurrection Medical Center, Lois L. Moss, as executor of the estate of Gregory Moss, M.D.; and Diagnostic Imaging Associates, Ltd., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home accused of failing to provide proper care

Louie Torres Jul. 8, 2016, 5:24pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a decased woman's estate has filed a wrongful-death suit against The Renaissance at 87th Street Inc., d/b/a Renaissance at 87th Street and Nucare Services Corp., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries at the nursing home.

Woman says sponges weren't removed during surgery

Louie Torres Jul. 8, 2016, 5:22pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Richard Belch, M.D., Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Medical Group, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Wrongful-death suit claims failure to diagnose

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

CHICAGO — A representative of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful-death suit against Southwest Surgery Center, LLC, d/b/a Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Franciscan Alliance, Inc., d/b/a St. James Health - Olympia Fields, April Lynn Brill, D.O.; Valerie Ann Lecomte, D.O., Anna Miller, M.D., Patrick William Wright, D.O., Emergency Medicine Physicians of Cook County, LLC, and Radiology Imaging Consultants, S.C., d/b/a Radiology Imaging Consultants, P.S.C., d/b/a Advanced Vein and V

Nursing care facility named in wrongful-death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 8, 2016, 5:04pm

CHICAGO — The administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Lake Shore Healthcare & Rehabilitation Centre LLC, a/k/a The Mosaic of Lakeshore, Managecare Inc., a/k/a Managcare Inc., a/k/a Managcare Financial & Consulting Services, a/k/a Mosaic Healthcare, Ronaldo Alcantara, R.N., and Presence Chicago Hospitals Network, d/b/a Presence Saint Francis Hospital, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Physician accused of mistake in wrongful-death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 8, 2016, 4:57pm

CHICAGO — The administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Jerome Antony, M.D., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home accused of substandard care in choking death

Louie Torres Jul. 7, 2016, 1:44pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Niles Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, d/b/a Niles Nursing & Rehab Center, a nursing care facility, alleging that negligence led to a nursing home resident's choking death.

Nursing home accused of failing to prevent injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 7, 2016, 1:38pm

CHICAGO — An attorney-in-fact for a nursing home resident is suing Tabor Hills Health Care Facility Inc., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says city responsible for injury

Louie Torres Jul. 7, 2016, 1:24pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing the City of Chicago, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman claims nursing home negligence linked to death

Louie Torres Jul. 7, 2016, 1:20pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Generations at Columbus Park Inc., Columbus Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Columbus Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Inc., and Columbus Park LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries by a nursing home as part of a wrongful death claim.

Hospital faces claim in wrongful death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 7, 2016, 1:13pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Loyola University Health System, d/b/a Loyola University Medical Center, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Mother claims baby was improperly discharged from care

Louie Torres Jul. 7, 2016, 12:59pm

CHICAGO — A mother is suing Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation d/b/a Advocate Trinity Hospital, Susan Gonya, R.N., Lisa Daniel, M.D., Byron Velander, M.D., and Esther Speer, M.D., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man claims foot procedures led to disability

Louie Torres Jul. 6, 2016, 5:09pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Marie C. Schlund, DPM, PC, Daryl B. Wever, DPM, PC, and Itasca Foot and Ankle Ltd., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

School system sued over alleged carbon monoxide leak

Louie Torres Jul. 6, 2016, 5:04pm

CHICAGO — A grandmother is suing the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Chicago Public School District #299, individually and doing business as Chicago Public Schools, and Public Building Commission of Chicago, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Wrongful death suit targets nursing-home care

Louie Torres Jul. 6, 2016, 5:00pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death suit against The Villa at Windsor Park Nursing & Rehab Center LLC, Villa Financial Services LLC, Central Park Healthcare LLC and Catrina Burrell, R.N., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Laser treatment went wrong, suit alleges

Louie Torres Jul. 6, 2016, 4:52pm

CHICAGO — A couple's lawsuit against John Bello, M.D., alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.