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Belhaven Nursing & Rehab Center allegedly failed to prevent fall

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:30am

A deceased patient's family is suing Belhaven Nursing & Rehab Center and Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from falling and becoming dehydrated.

Lawsuit: Pressure sores led to amputation at Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Louie Torres Apr. 1, 2017, 10:34pm

An administrator of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC and four nurses for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure ulcers that purportedly resulted in the patient undergoing a leg amputation.

Jury to decide if Home Depot, flower seller should pay for woman's murder by supervisor: Appeals panel

Dan Churney Mar. 31, 2017, 3:03am

A U.S. appeals panel in Chicago has reversed a federal district judge’s dismissal of a wrongful death lawsuit against Home Depot and a flower wholesaler, saying the companies could be blamed for failing to deter a supervisor from tormenting and eventually murdering a young woman with whom he worked.

Grandson of deceased patient alleges Glen Elston Nursing failed to provide proper medical care

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 1:22pm

The grandson of a deceased patient is suing Glen Elston Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., Glen Health and Home Management Inc. and a nurse, alleging insufficient measures were taken to provide proper medical care and an adequate diet to the patient.

Patient says doctor caused additional injuries during hip surgery

Louie Torres Feb. 14, 2017, 10:00pm

A patient is suing her doctor, claiming she was injured while undergoing hip surgery.

Family sues nursing facility over woman's death

Louie Torres Feb. 11, 2017, 12:05am

A family member is suing a South Holland nursing facility, alleging negligence in the treatment of a patient. 

Negligence, wrongful death alleged against St. James Wellness Rehab Villas, others

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:03pm

A representative of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Franciscan Alliance Inc., St. James Health - Chicago Heights and St. James Wellness Rehab Villas, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Park Villa Nursing & Rehab Center, others accused of negligence

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 4:57pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Park Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Villa Financial Services LLC; and a nurse, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

University of Chicago Medical Center accused of botching sick infant's care

Louie Torres Jan. 27, 2017, 9:33am

A mother is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center, formerly known as The University of Chicago Hospitals, alleging negligence in the care of her infant son.

Man says missed diagnosis at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital preceded wife's death

Louie Torres Jan. 6, 2017, 12:36pm

A deceased woman's husband has filed a wrongful death claim against Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists LLC., and Richard C. Ruff, D.O., alleging negligence in medical care.

Lakeview Rehab & Nursing, others accused of failing to prevent pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Dec. 15, 2016, 4:49pm

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claims against Lakeview Rehab & Nursing; Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC; and two nurses, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Presence Ballard Nursing Center, others accused of contributing to woman's death

Louie Torres Dec. 15, 2016, 4:44pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

IL Supreme Court: Law shields homeowners from suits over snow removal, not 'unnatural' ice

Dan Churney Dec. 5, 2016, 2:13pm

The Illinois Supreme Court has put the freeze on certain slip-and-fall suits, by affirming an appellate ruling that the Illinois Snow and Ice Removal Act immunizes homeowners against suits arising from weather-caused slippery sidewalks, but not from ice buildup caused by negligent drainage. 

Nursing facility accused of negligence that led to a fall

Louie Torres Nov. 21, 2016, 3:04pm

A representative is suing Alden-Orland Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Inc.; Alden Management Services, Inc.; Emeritus at Orland Park; Brookdale Orland Park; and two nurses, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence after repeated falls. 

Ingalls Memorial Hospital accused of not properly addressing fall risk

Louie Torres Nov. 17, 2016, 12:56pm

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

Family alleges negligence in woman's care by Advocate Trinity Hospital, others

Louie Torres Nov. 9, 2016, 5:53pm

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

Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab, others accused of negligence in man's care

Louie Torres Nov. 3, 2016, 5:22pm

An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Kreider Services Inc.; Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab Inc.; Certified Health Management Inc.; and two nurses in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man paralyzed in boating accident says ex-lawyers owe $25M for wrongly obtaining jury note at trial

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 3, 2016, 4:50pm

A New Lenox man paralyzed in a boating accident in 2009 has sued his former lawyers and a Cook County Circuit Court clerk, saying he is owed $25 million after a judge, upon learning the court clerk had improperly passed jury information to one of the lawyers, tossed a settlement agreement the man had reached with the maker of the yacht on which he was injured.

Wrongful death claim alleges negligence by Silver Cross Hospital

Louie Torres Oct. 19, 2016, 11:04am

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Silver Cross Hospital, a physician, identified as Silvio Morales, M.D., and EM Strategies Ltd., alleging negligence in medical care led to her cardiac arrest.

Family blames woman's death at Alden nursing home on fall caused by mistreated UTI

Louie Torres Oct. 14, 2016, 9:15am

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.