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Southland Orthopaedics, physician accused of negligence

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 11:00pm

A married couple's lawsuit against Anil Kesani, M.D., and Southland Orthopaedics Ltd. alleges negligence in medical care.

Shortcomings in woman's care alleged at Southpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 10:58pm

A deceased woman's family is suing Southpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Norfolk Vet Products accused of fraud in death of dog implanted with 'Companion Port'

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 10:55pm

Two people are suing Norfolk Vet Products, citing alleged fraud in the death of their dog.

North Shore University Health System accused of negligence leading to woman's death

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 10:52pm

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against North Shore University Health System, alleging negligence in health care.

Wrongful death claim alleges negligence by Loyola University Medical Center

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 10:51pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Loyola University Medical Center, alleging negligence in medical care.

Astoria Place Skilled Nursing Facility, others accused of failing to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 10:48pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claims against Astoria Place Living & Rehab Center; Legacy Healthcare, Progressive Healthcare, and related entities, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man says landlords at fault for not fixing stairway

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 10:46pm

A man is suing his landlords, alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Appeals court: Towns can empanel multiple local electoral boards to resolve conflicts of interest

Dan Churney Mar. 2, 2017, 5:23pm

An Illinois appeals panel has upheld a Cook County judge, who ruled suburban Hazel Crest can convene multiple electoral boards to hear objections to candidate nominations, because regular board members are disqualified, in that they are also candidates facing the objections. 

Mother says Children's Hospital of Chicago failed to properly monitor daughter's heart

Louie Torres Mar. 2, 2017, 2:51pm

A mother is suing Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and other health care providers, alleging her new baby daughter died because the hospital didn't do enough to monitor a heart condition.

Man alleges nursing facility didn't provide timely pneumonia treatment

Louie Torres Mar. 2, 2017, 2:45pm

A woman's family is suing Harmony Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Inc., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Mother says son died because Palos Community Hospital botched his treatment for pneumonia

Louie Torres Mar. 2, 2017, 2:43pm

A mother is suing Palos Community Hospital, saying alleged botched attempts in intensive care to treat her son for pneumonia resulted in his death from bleeding in his lungs and upper respiratory tract.

Niles Nursing and Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to provide adequate help to patient

Louie Torres Mar. 2, 2017, 2:33pm

The administrator of a woman's estate is suing Niles Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Lakeview Rehabilitation accused of not supervising patient to prevent fall

Louie Torres Mar. 2, 2017, 2:31pm

A woman's representative is suing Lakeview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation allegedly failed to provide proper supervision

Louie Torres Mar. 2, 2017, 2:29pm

A woman's family is suing Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Double amputee accuses U of Chicago, NorthShore, doctors, others of improper care

Louie Torres Feb. 27, 2017, 10:37am

A patient who had both her lower legs amputated due to gangrene is suing multiple health-care providers, alleging negligence in her care.

Ex-Cicero mayor candidate can't sue opponents for 'conspiracy' to sink candidacy

Scott Holland Feb. 24, 2017, 10:58pm

A state appeals court has upheld a Cook County judge’s dismissal of a complaint filed by a man who claimed a conspiracy of his political opponents torpedoed his bid to become Cicero’s chief executive.

Man blames Chicago Research Center for hand being shut in door

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 9:07pm

A man is suing Chicago Research Center Inc. and Malgorzata Szyfer, M.D., LLC, alleging breach of duty.

Patient blames Olympia Fields physicians group for door injuries

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 9:05pm

A Cook County woman is suing an Olympia Fields physicians group, alleging negligence led to her being injured by a door. 

Woman claims Kohl's Department Stores is liable for injuries from trip and fall

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 9:03pm

A woman is suing Kohl's Illinois Inc. and Kohl's Department Stores Inc., alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Dentist claims purchase agreement was tainted by misrepresentations

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:57pm

A dentist is suing Dental Sunshine Professional Corporation and Gloria S. John, D.D.S., citing alleged breach of contract and fraud.