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Chicago development group demands $36M from Mizzi, other Canadian investors over senior living deals

Scott Holland Mar. 24, 2017, 10:58am

A Chicago area developer at odds with a group of largely Canadian real estate investors over the purchase of American senior living facilities is seeking damages of at least $36 million in a complaint filed March 13 in Cook County Circuit Court. 

Northwestern University allegedly retaliated against employee for complaining about pay

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:38am

A former employee is suing Northwestern University for allegedly firing him after he complained he was not fully compensated for attending an 11-hour instructor meeting.

Welch Brothers Belvidere Inc. sued for fatal motorcycle accident

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:35am

The family of a motorcyclist killed in an auto accident is suing Welch Brothers Belvidere Inc. and one of its employees, for allegedly turning in front of the motorcyclist without yielding.

First Marshall Auto Auction allegedly misled customer on vehicle's condition

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:32am

A customer is suing First Marshall Auto Auction LLC and Nadia Huzien, its principal manager, for alleged breach of contract after a vehicle they sold the plaintiff broke down a few blocks after he drove it off the lot.

Palos Community Hospital allegedly failed to prevent suicide

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:30am

The administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing St. George Corporation, Palos Community Hospital, Palos Pathology Associates Ltd. and doctors Sudhir M. Gokhale, Elizabeth Hatfield, Tam Thai and Harcharan Sandhu for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a recently discharged patient from committing suicide.

Prairie Manor Nursing and Rehab Center allegedly failed to prevent fall

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:29am

The administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing Prairie Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Extended Care Consulting LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a patient from falling and fracturing her hip.

American Airlines, Boeing. G.E. Aviation sued for aircraft engine fire

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:27am

A woman who claims she was injured when an engine on the airliner on which she was a passenger caught fire on the runway is suing G.E. Aviation Systems LLC, the Boeing Company and American Airlines Inc. for alleged product liability.

Renaissance at Midway allegedly failed to evaluate patient for stroke

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:22am

An administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing the Renaissance at Midway Inc., a nursing facility, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to evaluate a patient who was suffering a stroke.

Little Company of Mary Hospital allegedly misdiagnosed patient

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:18am

A disabled patient's family is suing Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, Roseland Community Hospital Association and doctors William P. Walsh and Carlito Javier for allegedly misdiagnosing and discharging the patient despite her abnormal vital signs.

South Suburban Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to prevent pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:15am

A deceased patient's family is suing nursing facility South Suburban Rehabilitation Center LLC, Extended Care Clinical LLC, Extended Care Consulting LLC and the facility's owners for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a patient from developing pressure ulcers.

Loyola University Medical Center allegedly failed to treat bowel perforated by gunshot

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 9:11am

A former patient who suffered multiple gunshot wounds is suing Loyola University Medical Center and doctors Ellen Omi, Craig McAsey, Hobie Summers, Ajaz Chaudhry, Amy Wickman and Carol Schermer for allegedly to failing to discover he had a perforated bowel.

Advocate South Suburban Hospital allegedly failed to diagnose patient with MRSA infection

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 12:34am

A deceased patient's family is suing Advocate South Suburban Hospital and Advocate Medical Group, and others, for allegedly failing to diagnosis an antibiotic-resistant MRSA bacterial infection after the patient allegedly told the medical staff she had been exposed to the bacteria.

Midway Neurological and Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to prevent fall, femur fracture

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 12:31am

A representative of the estate of a disabled patient is suing Midway Neurological and Rehabilitation Center LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from falling and fracturing her femur.

Forest City Rehabilitation and Nursing Center allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 12:29am

The administrator of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Forest City Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, iCare Financial Services Inc., iCare Consulting Services LLC and two nurses for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from falling and fracturing her left hip.

Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to take measures to prevent MRSA death

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 12:28am

The family of a deceased patient is suing Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and related entitites for allegedly failing to prevent the patient from contracting an antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection through his feeding tube.

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center allegedly failed to monitor intravenous device

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 12:26am

The administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent an intravenous device from damaging and disfiguring her right arm and hand.

Advocate Illinois Masonic, others sued for patient's death from alleged improperly inserted catheter

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 12:24am

The administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing Union Health Service Inc., Advocate Medical Group, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and Cameron Haery, a doctor, for allegedly inserting a catheter improperly into the patient, causing hemorrhaging which allegedly led to the patient's death.

Panel: Parents suing athletic trainers for son's football brain trauma must present medical testimony

Scott Holland Mar. 22, 2017, 10:55pm

A state appeals panel has said parents suing athletic trainers for allegedly failing to properly treat their son for concussion and other brain injuries during a high school football game must present medical expert testimony to demonstrate the trainers essentially committed malpractice, and not just negligence, to continue to press their case. 

Class action: Ex-IL Lottery managers owe jackpot for manipulating games to reduce big prize payouts

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 22, 2017, 7:53pm

Two players of the Illinois Lottery’s scratch-off games have asked a court to award a jackpot from the former operators of the state lottery system, alleging Northstar Lottery Group owes them and others who played the state’s instant games for flooding the market with tickets to greatly reduce the odds players could win grand prizes, contrary to advertised odds, allowing the Lottery to pocket millions of dollars more than it should have.

State appeals panel upholds $2.1M verdict vs City Hall for family of woman killed by suspects fleeing cops

S. Laney Griffo Mar. 21, 2017, 7:46pm

The city of Chicago must pay $2.1 million to the family of a woman who died when burglary suspects fleeing the police crashed their vehicle into hers, a state appeals panel has ruled.