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Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others accused of failing to diagnose patient's Crohn's disease

Louie Torres Aug. 10, 2017, 4:00am

A man is suing several doctors and healthcare providers for allegedly failing to diagnose him with Crohn's disease.

Glenview Terrace Nursing Home, Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to prevent injuries

Louie Torres Aug. 6, 2017, 1:00am

A couple is suing Glenview Terrace Nursing Home and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctor accused of failing to prevent post-op infection

Louie Torres Jul. 6, 2017, 11:45pm

A former patient is suing Kevin Hardt M.D. and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence.

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.