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Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Extended Care Consulting accused of negligence

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 11:43am

A nursing home resident's family is suing Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ltd. and Extended Care Consulting, LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man claims doctor, Presence St. Mary's Hospital didn't do enough to save his daughter's life

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:34am

A man is suing Presence St. Mary's Hospital and a doctor, saying the health care providers didn't do enough to prevent a woman from suffering cardiac arrest.

Man says TC Pub manager assaulted him, threatened him at gunpoint

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:29am

A man is suing the owners of two Chicago bars, saying they should be held responsible after a manager at one of the bars allegedly attacked him, confined him in a car and threatened him at gunpoint  for undisclosed reasons.

Patient sues Rush University Medical Center for prescribing drug that reduced his eyesight

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:18am

A patient is suing Rush University Medical Center and a doctor, saying they should pay for prescribing him a drug he blames for his diminished eyesight.

Son claims Symphony of Bronzeville failed to prevent father's intestinal bleeding, choking

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:15am

A man's son is suing a nursing facility, saying personnel there didn't do enough to prevent his father from suffering several maladies, including pressure ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding and resultant choking.

Construction worker alleges property owner failed to remove accumulated ice

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:07am

A construction worker is suing a property owner, saying the owner didn't do enough to either remove or warn about ice on the ground, leading the worker to allegedly suffer injuries when he allegedly slipped and fell on the ice.

Couple alleges doctor, Mercy Health System, Advocate failed to properly diagnose wife's cancer

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:01am

A husband and wife are suing Mercy Health, Advocate Health and a doctor, alleging they were negligent in a late diagnosis of cancer.

IL Sup. Ct.: City must give proper notice to collect fines; appearance by non-lawyer 'immaterial'

Scott Holland Feb. 18, 2017, 1:04am

Illinois’ highest state court has sidestepped delivering a definitive answer to the question of whether non-lawyers can represent corporations in administrative law proceedings. But justices of the Illinois Supreme Court have let stand an appellate court’s finding that the city of Chicago can’t sidestep the need to properly send ordinance violation notices by citing the appearance at an administrative hearing by just anyone purportedly on behalf of a company the city may be seeking to fine.

Appeals panel: Bock & Hatch lawsuit vs McGuireWoods over blog posts not a SLAPP, can continue

Dan Churney Feb. 17, 2017, 6:54pm

A state appeals panel in Chicago has slapped down a motion by one law firm to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a rival firm on SLAPP grounds, saying the suit isn't trying to choke off defendants' free speech, as protected by anti-SLAPP law, but rather concerns alleged attacks on the plaintiff firm’s reputation. 

Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center accused of negligence in woman's death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:39pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Mount Sinai Hospital, doctor sued for not doing enough to save leg before amputation

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:37pm

A patient is suing Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center of Chicago and Samantha Minc, M.D., alleging they didn't do enough to save her leg before amputation.

Highland Park CVS, pharmacist accused of prescription error leading to death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:32pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against a Highland Park CVS Pharmacy and a pharmacist, alleging negligence in the dispensing of a medication.

MacNeal Hospital, others accused of failing to make timely diagnosis of cancer

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:38am

A patient is suing MacNeal Physicians Group LLC, which does business as Chicago Health Medical Group; MacNeal Hospital; and Otto K. Lee, M.D., alleging negligence in medial care.

Representative blames Northwest Community Hospital, others for woman's death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:36am

A representative of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against John A. Shanley, M.D.; Critical Care Physicians of Illinois LLC; Ankit Shah, M.D.; Northwest Heart and Vascular Specialists LLC; NCH Medical Group; and Northwest Community Hospital, alleging negligence in medical care.

Guardian accuses Advocate Christ Medical Center of not preventing pressure sores

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:33am

A woman's family is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center, alleging negligence in hospital care.

Oak Forest Health Center, others accused of failing to diagnose diabetes

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:27am

A patient is suing the Oak Forest Health Center; the Cook County Health and Hospitals System; Chukwemeka Ezike, M.D.; and Gozi Medical and Occupational Health Ltd., alleging the health care providers were negligent in failing to diagnose him with diabetes.

Advocate Health accused of not providing proper care, causing wrongful death

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:23am

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Advocate Health, alleging negligence in medical care.

Class action accuses West Interactive Services Corp. of violating telephone law

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 11:20am

Four people have filed a class action lawsuit against West Interactive Services Corporation, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Woman says ABC7, reporter, smeared her in stories about disputes over allegedly unpaid wedding bills

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 16, 2017, 12:15pm

A woman embroiled in legal disputes with wedding vendors who accused her of not paying her bills, has now sued a Chicago TV station and television reporter, alleging the station defamed her by publishing and airing “false and misleading stories” which allegedly implied she was a criminal.

Native Foods Holding Corporation blamed for flying table umbrella

Louie Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 1:42pm

A woman is suing Native Foods Holding Corporation and Nick Davulto, alleging negligence in connection with a table umbrella blown by the wind.