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Man alleges doctor at Northwestern Memorial perforated colon during exam

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 10:40am

A patient is suing Darren M. Brenner M.D., Northwestern Medical Group and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, alleging he was injured during a colonoscopy.

Patient alleges Northwestern Memorial, two doctors failed to treat coronary condition

Louie Torres May 31, 2017, 11:02am

A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and two doctors, alleging negligence for failing to recognize symptoms of a serious coronary condition.

Widow says drug makers, Northwestern Memorial to blame for husband's 2015 death

Louie Torres May 6, 2017, 11:23am

CHICAGO — A widow is suing defendants including Bayer, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, alleging their negligence led to her husband's May 2015 death from taking Xarelto.

Patient sues Northwestern Memorial for negligence, claims she developed Stage 5 bedsores

Louie Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 6:40pm

A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Surgeons allegedly injected patient with toxic dye at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Louie Torres Mar. 20, 2017, 11:59pm

A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent surgeons from injecting him with a toxic dye during brain surgery.

Family representative accuses Northwestern Memorial of malpractice in death

Louie Torres Feb. 11, 2017, 12:02am

A family representative is suing Northwestern Memorial, alleging negligence led to the death of a patient. 

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others blamed for alleged surgical error

Louie Torres Dec. 28, 2016, 1:34pm

A patient is suing medical care providers, alleging negligence in a surgical error that led to injury.

Family accuses Northwestern Memorial Hospital of wrongful death

Louie Torres Dec. 12, 2016, 6:04pm

A deceased man's family allege he died in the waiting room of Chicago hospital's emergency department because he did not receive immediate care.

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.