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Symphony of Morgan Park allegedly failed to prevent choking death

Louie Torres Mar. 29, 2017, 1:25am

A representative for the estate of a deceased patient is suing Symphony of Morgan Park, which was formerly known as Renaissance Park South LLC, as well as Nucare Services Corporation and Maestro Consulting Services LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from fatally choking on a piece of candy.

Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 1:04am

An administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital and Kindred - Chicago Central Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure sores.

Manor Care of Palos Heights allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 1:02am

A deceased patient's family is suing Manor Care of Palos Heights, a nursing facility, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure sores.

Interforum Holdings Inc. allegedly misrepresented Evanston property's condition

Louie Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 1:00am

Two consumers are suing Interforum Holdings Inc., 1100 Dempster LLC, Development Management Holdings LLC, Neotek Innovations Corp. d/b/a Neotek Construction, Adam Q. Pletcher, Dmitry Livsnis a/k/a Dmittry Livshis and Alex Zdanov for allegedly failing to disclose the defects of a house the plaintiffs had purchased from them in Evanston.

Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service Inc. allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling off stretcher

Louie Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 12:54am

A former patient is suing Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent him from falling off a stretcher while being moved to a hospital bed.

Court filings: Lawsuit vs SchoolMessenger imperils schools' ability to text, call parents, students

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 28, 2017, 12:28am

The call center company behind the SchoolMessenger service, which specializes in helping schools across the country instantly communicate with parents, students and their communities, is in federal court in Chicago, attempting to fend off a massive class action lawsuit they warn could disrupt the ability of the schools who rely on the vendor to send text and voice messages requested by parents to spread the word about school events, including school closings and other emergencies.

IL Supreme Court: Conant High School can't be sued for student's gym class floor hockey eye injury

Dan Churney Mar. 27, 2017, 10:21am

The Illinois Supreme Court has reversed an appellate ruling, saying a Cook County judge was right to toss a suburban high school student’s suit, because the suit did not show a gym teacher was at fault for failing to make students wear goggles during a floor hockey game, which left the student with an injured eye. 

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.