Top News

Couple alleges health care providers failed to diagnose condition

Louie Torres Sep. 3, 2016, 8:45pm

CHICAGO – A couple alleges a surgery performed on the husband wasn't consistent with his medical needs.

Appeals panel: 'Close ties' may make Northwestern Memorial liable for Erie clinic staff's actions

Scott Holland Aug. 23, 2016, 11:09am

Hospitals may be held liable for the actions of medical professionals they do not employ, an Illinois appellate court has affirmed. 

Couple sues medical providers over cancer treatments

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2016, 8:35pm

CHICAGO – A couple is suing two doctors and medical care facilities alleging that they failed to properly diagnose a woman's condition and provide adequate medical treatment.

Chicago woman accuses Northwestern Memorial, others of assault

Louie Torres Jun. 1, 2016, 2:33pm

CHICAGO — A Chicago woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and other defendants, alleging they assaulted her when they removed her from their property. 

Family accuses truck owners of wrongful death in pedestrian fatality

Philip Gonzales May 4, 2016, 1:08pm

CHICAGO — The administrators of an estate are suing the owners and operator of a truck, alleging negligence caused a fatality. 

Mother accuses medical professionals of negligence

The Cook County Record Apr. 27, 2016, 2:41pm

CHICAGO — A mother is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and other health professionals, alleging negligence in the treatment of her son. 

Patient blames Northwestern Medical for hand injury troubles

Ruel Reyes Mar. 29, 2016, 1:20pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Northwestern's health care groups, alleging negligence resulting in injuries.

Physician blames health service provider for injury

Ruel Reyes Mar. 28, 2016, 2:31pm

CHICAGO — A physician is suing a health care provider, alleging negligence resulted in an injury. 

Mother sues Northwestern Memorial Hospital after son's death

Ruel Reyes Mar. 20, 2016, 7:28pm

CHICAGO — Mara Berger is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, a health care services company, citing alleged negligence.

Doctor sues over claim of damage from diagnosis

Louie Torres Mar. 15, 2016, 7:42pm

CHICAGO — A doctor and her mother are suing another doctor and a hospital, claiming an improper diagnosis resulted in the plaintiff doctor's license suspension and loss of two medical practices, causing financial losses.

Estate of deceased woman sues hospital in alleged wrongful death

Serenity Hansberry Mar. 10, 2016, 3:46pm

CHICAGO –– The next of kin of a deceased Cook County woman is suing a local hospital, alleging the hospital’s negligence lead to her death.

Woman claims negligence by doctor, hospital

Ruel Reyes Mar. 8, 2016, 7:43pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing a hospital and doctor, claiming she suffered a perforated viscus during a colectomy, and that medical personnel then failed to discover the cause of abdominal pain and the perforated viscus.

Patient blames doctors at Northwestern Memorial for alleged nerve damage

Robert Hadley Feb. 18, 2016, 5:38pm

Story CopyCHICAGO – A Cook County woman says doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital mishandled surgery to repair broken pelvic bones, causing nerve damage.

Woman's death prompts lawsuit against cancer specialists

Robert Hadley Jan. 29, 2016, 3:17pm

A Cook County woman says doctors at Illinois Cancer Specialists misdiagnosed her sister’s hepatitis B, leading to liver failure and death.

Chicago couple accuses Northwestern Memorial Hospital of malpractice

Robert Hadley Jan. 20, 2016, 10:18pm

CHICAGO – A Chicago couple is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and several doctors, claiming the husband was injured when he was allowed to walk with a knee prosthesis that was the wrong size.

Northwestern Memorial accused of failing to properly sedate surgical patient

Robert Hadley Jan. 19, 2016, 11:50am

CHICAGO – A Cook County woman says she was improperly sedated during surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, causing her to suffer injuries during the procedure.

Chicago couple alleges malpractice against Northwestern Hospital

Robert Hadley Dec. 9, 2015, 12:10pm

CHICAGO–A Cook County couple is suing a Chicago hospital and two doctors, alleging an overnight delay of an MRI for the husband’s apparent stroke left him with right side paralysis.

Patient withdraws lawsuit vs Chicago dermatologist over skin cancer diagnosis

Robert Hadley Nov. 20, 2015, 1:32pm

A Cook County woman has voluntarily withdrawn her lawsuit against a dermatologist and a hospital group, alleging the defendants failed to detect the early signs of skin cancer.

Cook County man sues Northwestern Hospital, four doctors in patient's death

Robert Hadley Oct. 19, 2015, 1:22pm

A Cook County man is suing four doctors and a hospital, alleging medical malpractice in a patient's death.

Patient sues Northwestern Hospital, alleging failure to render prompt diagnosis

Robert Hadley Oct. 16, 2015, 1:59pm

A Cook County woman is suing her health-care providers, alleging malpractice.