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Patient says ill-fitting denture supplied by dentists pulled out implants

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2016, 4:50pm

A patient is suing dentists, identified in the complaint as Dhiraj Sharma, DDS, and Rauf Abdul Yousuf, DMD, and their dental practices, identified as American Dental Associates, Ltd., and Archer Dental Specialists Inc., alleging they improperly provided him with an ill-fitting denture, which pulled out several dental implants. 

Man sues limo service for allowing passenger to allegedly assault him

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2016, 4:46pm

A man is suing limo service Rokstars Chicago and one of its passengers, identified in the complaint as Corry Simmons, alleging the limo company didn't do enough to stop the passenger from allegedly injuring the plaintiff. 

Widow claims medical care for heart patient fell short

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2016, 4:41pm

An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing a doctor, identified in the complaint as Imran Ali, and Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation d/b/a Advocate Trinity Hospital; and Advocate Health Care, in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in medical care.

Patient claims inappropriate sexual behavior by doctor

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 5:47pm

A patient is suing Robert J. Hughes, a doctor and employee of Advocate Health, citing alleged battery, negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Passenger says gap between jet bridge, airplane caused injuries stepping off airliner at Midway

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 5:31pm

A passenger is suing Midwest Airlines' Terminal Consortium, Southwest Airlines, Professional Business Providers Inc. and the City of Chicago, alleging negligence in connection with an injury she suffered while leaving an airplane at Midway Airport.

Woman sues Stroger Reproductive Health clinic over abortion complications

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 5:28pm

A woman is suing Cook County's Reproductive Health Services clinic, operated by John H. Stroger Hospital, alleging she experienced complications from an improperly performed abortion.

Man says lumber fell on him at Menards store

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 5:23pm

A man is suing home improvement retailer Menards, saying he was injured when lumber fell on him at a local store.

Woman claims cancer was diagnosed late

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 3:13pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Dr. Mark Arnett, MacNeal Physicians Group LLC and VHS of Illinois Inc. d/b/a MacNeal Hospital, alleging negligence in medical care.

Couple claim infection wasn't treated properly

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 3:09pm

CHICAGO — A couple's lawsuit against Jitendra Dassani, M.D.; Kenji Muro, M.D.; Darian Esfahani, M.D.; Advocate Health and Hospital Corporation, d/b/a Advocate Medical Group; Mohammad Siddiqui, M.D.; Mohammad Siddqui M.D., Ltd.; Shana Nelson, D.O.; Erin Nasrallah, M.D.; Shalini Patel, M.D.; Northshore Nephrology Ltd.; Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation, d/b/a Advocate Lutheran General Hospital; Alden Northshore Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Inc.; and Advocate North Side Health Netwo

Woman claims staple was left in ankle after surgery

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 3:04pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Specialty Physicians of Illinois LLC and Robert Coats II, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Insurer accuses plumbing company of negligence in fire

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 2:58pm

CHICAGO — An insurance company is suing Ability Plumbing & Sewerage Company, a plumbing company, citing alleged negligence.

Facility, transit agency accused of failures in connection with death

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 2:53pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago Foundation, Seguin Retarded Citizens Association Inc, United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago, UCP Housing Corporation NFP and Chicago Transit Authority in a wrongful death claim alleging failure by an assisted-living facility and the transit agency to provide proper assistance and/or suprervision.

Woman blames care providers for pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:33pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and physicians Mamta Swaroop and Danette Ko, alleging negligence in medical care.

Woman alleges injury in connection with surgery

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:17pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Mir Joffrey, M.D., LLC, d/b/a Smart Sinus and Allergy, and Mir Joffrey, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Patient alleges damage to breast implant

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:14pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital d/b/a Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare and radiology technician Laura Kalinoski, alleging negligence in medical care.

Man claims improper care after ingesting windshield washer fluid

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:09pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Roseland Community Hospital; Roseland Community Hospital Association; Antonio Navarete, M.D.; Emergency Medical Specialists, S.C.; Linette Huston, R.N.; and Charlene Thiesen, R.N., alleging negligence in medical care.

Hospital accused of falling short in woman's care

Louie Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 8:47pm

CHICAGO — An executor of a deceased woman's estate is suing Palos Community Hospital and VNA Healthtrends Ltd. in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in medical care.

Balloon angioplasty procedure flawed, couple allege

Louie Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 8:41pm

CHICAGO — A couple's lawsuit against Neeraj Jolly, M.D., and Rush University Medical Center alleges negligence in medical care.

Wrongful death claim blames nursing home for fall

Louie Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 8:37pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Alden Estates of Naperville, The Alden Group Ltd., d/b/a Alden Management Services Inc., and Audrey Serritella, R.N., in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Lawsuit: Hospital misled siblings to believe mother's body was being donated to science

Louie Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 6:06pm

A man and woman are suing Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, dba Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Bolingbrook, Amita Health, and two unknown defendants, accusing the defendants of misleading them into believing their mother's body could be donated for medical science following her death.