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Mother claims undiagnosed condition in newborn led to his death

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:58pm

A woman is suing Presence St. Francis Hospital, Presence Chicago Hospitals Network and three doctors, alleging negligence by hospital staff in misdiagnosing a condition in her newborn son led to his death three months later.

Northshore University Health System, others accused of negligence in man's care

Louie Torres Jan. 27, 2017, 9:15am

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Northshore University Health System; Northshore University Healthsystem Faculty Practice Associates; Northshore University Healthsystem Foundation; Northshore Physician Associates Inc.; Cecilia Cruz, M.D.; and Tina R. Desai, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Woman blames pain syndrome on Foot & Ankle Associates treatment

Louie Torres Dec. 15, 2016, 4:46pm

A married couple's lawsuit against Emil Zager, D.P.M., and Foot & Ankle Associates Ltd., alleges negligence in podiatric care.

MacNeal Hospital, others accused of negligence in eye care

Louie Torres Nov. 2, 2016, 4:59pm

A patient is suing doctors, identified as Ronald S. Weiss, M.D., and Brian P. Larsen, M.D.; medical practice Chicago Eye Consultants; and MacNeal Hospital, alleging negligence in connection with eye surgery.

Norwegian-American Hospital, others accused of negligence in connection with death

Louie Torres Nov. 2, 2016, 4:56pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Norwegian-American Hospital; and doctors identified as Ignacio Fornaris, M.D.; Matthew Kleinmaier, M.D.; Emile Cambry, M.D.; and Jose D. Leon, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Wrongful death claim alleges improper delay by Vascular Specialists

Louie Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 1:40pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Sanjeev Pradhan, M.D., and Vascular Specialists S.C., alleging negligence in medical care.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, others accused of negligence in woman's spinal surgery

Louie Torres Oct. 12, 2016, 12:43pm

A woman's lawsuit against several healthcare providers alleges they botched her spinal surgery.

Emergency response fell short, suit alleges

Louie Torres Jul. 26, 2016, 5:57pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a man's estate is suing the Village of Antioch, a municipal corporation, claiming that insufficient emergency response led to the man's death.

Suit filed against doctor, Good Samaritan Hospital over alleged injuries

Louie Torres Jun. 2, 2016, 7:02pm

CHICAGO – A woman alleges she suffered injuries after a surgery.

Patient accuses U. of Chicago Medical Center of malpractice

Denise Maravilla May 19, 2016, 1:10pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center and a doctor, alleging their negligence resulted in a damaged colon and esophagus.

Driver sued for allegedly causing fatal injuries

Travis Zuellig Feb. 15, 2016, 7:08pm

CHICAGO — The owner of Always on Time Refrigeration is being sued by the independent administrator of the estate of a deceased man who allegedly died as a result of being hit on the road by the defendant's truck.

Man blames wife’s death on alleged negligence at Advocate Health

Robert Hadley Feb. 3, 2016, 3:56pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man claims that doctors at Advocate Health and Hospitals were negligent during his wife’s surgery, leading to her death.

Illinois medical facility and surgeon sued over alleged negligence during surgery

Robbie Hargett Sep. 21, 2015, 1:03pm

A woman is suing an Illinois medical facility and an orthopedic surgeon over claims of negligence during surgery.

Cook County man suing St. Alexius Medical Center over malpractice allegations

Kevin Shepke Aug. 28, 2015, 10:45am

A Cook County man is suing over claims he was mistreated by two physicians of St. Alexius Medical Center.

Cook County woman sues hospital over alleged obstetric negligence

Kevin Shepke Aug. 27, 2015, 12:10pm

A Cook County woman is suing over claims of violations of the Family Expense Act and mistreatment by a certain physician and Swedish Covenant Hospital.

Woman accuses UofC Medical Center, others of malpractice in husband's death

Carol Ostrow Feb. 20, 2015, 9:30am

A woman is suing a group of medical providers, claiming their negligence led to the death of her husband.

Foot amputation prompts suit against Cook County podiatrists

Annie Cosby Aug. 6, 2014, 3:00pm

A woman is suing over claims her podiatrists' negligence led to an infection in her foot that required amputation.

Patient sues Northwest Radiology Associaties, doctor over alleged blood vessel, aorta injuries

Annie Cosby Jul. 25, 2014, 7:45am

A woman is suing over claims her blood vessels and aorta were injured during a procedure performed by a Northwest Radiology Associates doctor.

University of Chicago Medical Center, doctors accused of failing to diagnose aneurysm

Whitney Brakken Apr. 23, 2014, 10:33am

A local hospital and four doctors are being sued over accusations they failed to diagnose a a woman's aneurysm.

St. Alexius Medical Center accused of negligence in man's pulmonary embolism

Whitney Brakken Apr. 16, 2014, 9:30am

A couple is suing the man's medical care providers, claiming they acted negligently when he was suffering from a pulmonary embolism.