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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.

Woman blames medical care providers for conditions after surgery

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

CHICAGO — A woman is suing St. Alexius Medical Center, Suburban Surgical Care Specialists, S.C., Paul J. Guske, M.D., and James Kane Jr., M.D., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man claims injuries from falling roll of insulation

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

CHICAGO — A man is suing Home Depot Inc. and The Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., property owners, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home accused of not providing proper attention

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 5:47pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Belmont Village Buffalo Grove L.L.C. and Belmont Village Buffalo Grove Tenant L.L.C., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in a nursing home.

City accused of discrimination against employee

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 5:42pm

CHICAGO — An employee is suing the City of Chicago, an employer, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and retaliation.

Nursing home accused of providing poor care

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 5:39pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a suit against Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., a nursing care facility, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Mammogram wasn't evaluated properly, plaintiff claims

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:58am

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Kevin Kirshenbaum, M.D.; Integrated Imaging Consultants LLC; Illinois Masonic Medical Center; and Advocate Health Care, health providers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says theater owner at fault for injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:51am

CHICAGO — An individual is suing AMC Network Entertainment LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in a theater.

Woman says village, motorist at fault in collision

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:47am

CHICAGO — A woman is suing fellow motorist Victoria J. Abrams and the Village of Northbrook, citing alleged negligence, failure to warn and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.