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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.

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.