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Patient at Adventist LaGrange alleges misdiagnosis led to leg amputations

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:28am

A patient is suing Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital, Amita Health Adventist Medical Center and two doctors, claiming they misdiagnosed a vascular condition, resulting in amputations.

Widow says Metra, Village of Elmwood Park responsible for husband's death

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:23am

A widow is suing Metra, a train engineer and another unknown train operator, and the Village of Elmwood Park, claiming her 82-year-old husband was struck and killed by a train due to negligence.

Woman says Wal-Mart responsible for her slip on chicken grease on store floor

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:19am

A woman is suing Wal-Mart Stores Inc., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence for a fall and injuries she claims she experienced two years ago.

Woman says Sinai Health Systems, nurse responsible for burn during 2015 stay

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:15am

A patient is suing a nurse and Sinai Health Systems, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent a burn caused by a hot pack.

Woman says CTA bus driver failed to check if she was seated before accelerating

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:12am

A woman is suing the Chicago Transit Authority and a bus driver, claiming the bus she was riding on accelerated before she was seated, causing injuries.

Complaint claims nursing facility failed to prevent resident's bed sores

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:10am

Two estate representatives are suing Manorcare Health Services-South Holland; Manorcare Health Services LLC; and a nurse, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent their relative's pressure sores.

Man claims Lexington Health Care nursing facility failed to prevent relative's fall

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:08am

A man is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Chicago Ridge Inc. and Lexington Health Care Center Inc., a nursing facility, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Fraternal society sued by former member over alleged defamation, wrongful expulsion

Angela Underwood Apr. 20, 2017, 4:51pm

A band of fraternal brothers has been targeted by a former member’s lawsuit accusing members of the fraternal organization of wrongly banning him, smearing his reputation and costing him high legal fees.

Attorney for radio jock Mancow claims Morgan Stanley manager tried to turn client against him

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:50pm

An attorney for Chicago radio personality Erich "Mancow" Muller is suing Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and senior manager Shelley Bergman, citing defamation for allegedly encouraging his client to cut ties with him.

Suit says Aviva Investors refused to pay bonuses to two managers

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:47pm

Two portfolio managers are suing Aviva Investors North America Inc. and Aviva Investors Americas LLC, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay bonuses they say they earned.

Ingalls Memorial, doctor sued over alleged botched delivery

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:45pm

A couple is suing Earnest Hayes M.D., Ingalls Memorial Hospital and Ingalls Health System, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence for injuries they say occurred during delivery.

Suit alleges Diamond Headache Clinic erred in administering drug to patient

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:43pm

A couple is suing Diamond Headache Clinic Ltd., Dr. George Urban, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital and Presence Medical Group, claiming alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Aperion Care Dolton allegedly allowed resident to develop painful pressure sores

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:42pm

A woman is suing Aperion Care Dolton; Yam Management; and related entities and associated individuals, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence on behalf of her deceased relative.

Suit alleges Metrosouth Medical Center was negligent in death of woman

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:40pm

A woman's family is suing Blue Island Hospital Company LLC, which operates Metrosouth Medical Center, and numerous hospital staff, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

200+ retired Chicago firefighters accuse pension board of shorting them owed COLA boosts

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 19, 2017, 4:11pm

A group of more than 200, 60-62-year-old retired Chicago firefighters have filed suit against their retirement pension board, accusing the board of wrongly interpreting a state law intended to give them retroactive benefits increases, shorting them the automatic 3 percent annuity raises they say they are owed every year under the law.

Man alleges hospital left wound-packing material in hip, causing abscess

Louie Torres Apr. 18, 2017, 10:29pm

A patient is suing NorthShore University HealthSystem Skokie Hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence for failing to remove materials from his wound.

Son, suing on behalf of deceased mother, claims fall at Elmwood Care led to death

Louie Torres Apr. 18, 2017, 10:27pm

A man is suing Elmwood Care, a nursing facility, on behalf of his deceased mother, citing alleged negligence for failing to prevent a fall.

Complaint says resident at nursing facility suffered from pressure sores throughout stay

Louie Torres Apr. 18, 2017, 10:25pm

The administrator of an estate is suing Southpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, which does business as Southpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Patron at massage parlor says cameras recorded her undressed

Louie Torres Apr. 18, 2017, 10:22pm

A woman is suing a Lincolnwood massage parlor alleging the business had cameras installed where they could record patrons in states of undress.

Jury: Trucking companies not to blame for drinking water contamination in Sauk Village

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 18, 2017, 6:55pm

A federal jury has ruled two trucking companies are not liable for drinking water contamination in suburban Sauk Village, granting a win to their firms in their court battle with the village, which had contended the trucking companies spilled cancer-causing chemicals into the groundwater the village pumps from its wells into the homes and businesses connected to its water system.