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Jury: Bartlett nursing home staff failed to give woman anti-stroke drug, owes $4.1M for death

Cook County Record Jul. 19, 2017, 2:41pm

A Cook County jury has ordered a Bartlett nursing home to pay more than $4.1 million to the family of an 89-year-old woman who died four years after she suffered a stroke while in the home’s care, allegedly because staff at the nursing home did not give her a prescription blood thinner.

Symphony West allegedly failed to prevent woman's fall, femur fracture

Louie Torres Jun. 29, 2017, 2:09pm

A relative of a deceased woman is suing Symphony of Chicago West; Nucare Financial Services Corp.; and Maestro Consulting Services LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Alden-Wentworth failed to monitor patient for bedsores, suit alleges

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2017, 3:59pm

A patient is suing Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc. and Alden Management Services Inc., charging the nursing facility was negligent for failing to prevent a skin ailment.

Suit alleges Cedar Pointe failed to monitor patient who fell, was injured

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2017, 3:54pm

The relative of a patient is suing Cedar Pointe Rehab & Nursing Center, alleging negligence.

Glenview Terrace allegedly failed to prevent former resident's bedsores

Louie Torres Jun. 15, 2017, 9:04am

A widower is suing Glenview Terrace Nursing Center, ITEX/AK Care Company, and JLR Financial Services Corp., alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent a former patient's skin condition

Woman claims Presence Mercy failed to prevent her bedsores after heart surgery

Louie Torres Jun. 12, 2017, 4:38pm

A patient is suing Presence Mercy Medical Center, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Suit claims woman developed bedsores, other health issues at Jackson Square

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 10:42am

A man is suing Jackson Square Skilled Nursing & Living Center, Nucare Services Corp., and Maestro Consulting Services LLC, alleging his relative developed health issues while a resident at the nursing facility, due to negligence.

Woman sues Oak Park Arms on behalf of former resident who fell, broke hip

Louie Torres Jun. 6, 2017, 4:21pm

A relative is suing Oak Park Arms LLC, a nursing facility, alleging negligence and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Suit claims Global X-press trucker caused May 2015 fatal crash

Louie Torres May 10, 2017, 12:00am

An estate administrator is suing Global X-press LLC, Atlas Tube (Chicago) LLC, Freight Logistics Inc., Great Plains Logistics Inc. and driver Marcial Napoles, alleging the defendant companies' trucker is responsible for a fatal crash.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Westchester Health and Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 17, 2017, 11:46am

The estate administrator of a deceased patient is suing Westchester Health and Rehabilitation Center and SSC Equity Holding Company LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the development of pressure sores.

Manorcare Health Services allegedly failed to take measures to prevent sexual assault

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:12pm

A patient and her guardian are suing Manorcare Health Services-Rolling Meadows, a long-term care facility, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent sexual assault at its facility.

Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:02pm

A patient's representative is suing Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries from pressure sores.

Warren Barr South Loop allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:05am

The guardian of a disabled patient is suing South Loop Living & Rehab Center LLC, which does business as Warren Barr South Loop, Legacy Healthcare Financial Services LLC and Progressive Healthcare Consulting LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure sores and heal existing ones.

Moorings Health Center allegedly failed to monitor resident, injured in fall

Louie Torres Mar. 14, 2017, 1:57pm

Executors of the estate of a deceased long-term care facility resident are suing the Moorings of Arlington Heights LLC, which does business as The Moorings Health Center and Presbyterian Homes Manager LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to monitor and supervise the resident, who was allegedly prone to falling.

Glenshire Nursing & Rehab blamed for patient's pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 8, 2017, 2:58pm

A patient is suing Glenshire Nursing & Rehab Centre Ltd., Glen Health and Home Management Inc., and two nurses, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries from pressure sores or administer medical treatments ordered by the plaintiff's physician.