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South Shore Hospital accused of allowing development of pressure ulcers, leading to patient's death

Louie Torres Jan. 3, 2017, 3:06pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against South Shore Hospital, alleging negligence in hospital care.

Mayfield Care Center, others accused of failing to prevent pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Dec. 29, 2016, 10:42am

A nursing home resident's family is suing Mayfield Care Center and related corporate entities, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Wrongful death suit accuses Forest Edge Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, others of negligence in care

Louie Torres Dec. 22, 2016, 2:03pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Forest Edge Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center LLC and Bria Health Services of Forest Edge, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center, others face allegation of failing to properly supervise

Louie Torres Dec. 22, 2016, 1:54pm

An administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center and other affiliated entities, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Loretto Hospital accused of negligence in wrongful death claim

Louie Torres Dec. 21, 2016, 11:50am

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Loretto Hospital, alleging negligence in medical care.

Providence Healthcare and Rehab, of Palos Heights, others accused over woman's fall, later death

Louie Torres Dec. 14, 2016, 3:02pm

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Manorcare Health Services, others accused of negligence in connection with death

Louie Torres Dec. 7, 2016, 7:17pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Manor Care of Palos Heights and affiliated business entities, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

South Loop Living & Rehab Center, Warren Barr South Loop accused of shortfall in care

Louie Torres Dec. 2, 2016, 4:57pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against South Loop Living & Rehab Center LLC and Warren Barr South Loop, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Central Plaza Residential Home, others blamed in woman's choking death

Louie Torres Dec. 1, 2016, 3:21pm

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against B&D Hotel Corporation; Central Plaza Residential Home; Barton Healthcare L.L.C.; and Barton Management Inc., alleging negligence in a residential-care setting for a mentally ill woman.

Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center cited in lawsuit for insufficient care of patient

Louie Torres Nov. 23, 2016, 3:54pm

An administrator is suing Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and related entities, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Advocate Heart Institute, others accused of negligence in connection with death

Louie Torres Nov. 3, 2016, 5:09pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Advocate Health, Advocate Heart Institute, Advocate Medical Group and Midwest Heart Specialists, alleging negligence in medical care.

Negligence in care alleged at Alden Valley Ridge

Louie Torres Oct. 26, 2016, 10:55pm

A guardian is suing Alden - Valley Ridge Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc. and Alden Valley Ridge, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab accused of not providing proper care to woman

Louie Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 5:41pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab, Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab Inc., Second Step and Hometown Plus, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Windmill Nursing Pavilion accused of failure to adequately supervise resident

Louie Torres Oct. 12, 2016, 10:50am

A deceased woman's family is suing Windmill Nursing Pavilion Ltd., Windmill Nursing Pavilion and The Ingalls Memorial Hospital in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in care.

Peterson Park Health Care Center accused of not recognizing, treating infection before patient's death

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2016, 2:15pm

A deceased woman's family is suing Peterson Park Associates LLC, Peterson Park Health Care Center PPA Ltd. and Legacy Healthcare Network LLC in a wrongful death claim, alleging they failed to properly recognize and treat an infection.

Appeals panel: Time limits won't block victims of serial sexual abuser from suing Boy Scouts

Scott Holland Oct. 6, 2016, 1:18am

A former Boy Scout, whose Scoutmaster sexually abused him between 1983 and 1986, can pursue his lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America despite not filing his original complaint until 2013. 

Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC accused of negligent care

Louie Torres Mar. 19, 2016, 10:11pm

CHICAGO – A Chicago nursing care facility is being accused of negligent care.

Care facilities accused of violating Illinois Nursing Care Act

Ruel Reyes Mar. 11, 2016, 8:24pm

CHICAGO – A power of attorney is accusing several care facilities of failing to properly assess and treat a woman's medical conditions.

Lexington Health Care Center allegedly negligent in man's death

Joe Torke Mar. 8, 2016, 12:48pm

CHICAGO — The estate of a man who died after vomiting his feeding tube contents is suing an Orland Park nursing home, citing alleged negligence that led to wrongful death. 

Crestwood seeks to float bonds to fund possible $15 million settlement to end litigation over contaminated well water

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 22, 2015, 6:43pm

A suburban Chicago village facing hundreds of lawsuits over allegations it knowingly allowed its residents to drink water contaminated with toxic, cancer-causing chemicals for decades has opted to move forward with a potential bond issue to potentially settle the litigation en masse later this year.