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Suit alleges Robbins Supportive Living failed to stop inappropriate sexual contact

Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2017, 12:10pm

A woman is suing Robbins Supportive Living LLC, a nursing facility, alleging negligence for failing to prevent inappropriate sexual contact.

Neomedica sued for negligence over former resident's injuries caused by fall

Louie Torres Jun. 14, 2017, 4:58pm

A family member is suing Fresenius Medical Care Neomedica South Shore, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent a former resident's falls.

Woman suffered multiple falls, injuries at The Claremont - Buffalo Grove, suit claims

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 10:24am

The relative of a former nursing home patient is suing Weinberg Community; The Claremont - Buffalo Grove; Nucare Services Corp.; and various staff, alleging negligence.

Former Bears QB, passenger, sues estate of man who died in May 2016 crash

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 12:22pm

Former Chicago Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie is suing Lisa Marie Leonard DiMucci, as independent executor of the estate of Salvatore DiMucci; Ruth's Chris Steak House; and Starwood Retail Partners LLC, alleging they should pay for allowing Salvatore DiMucci to drive away intoxicated from the restaurant, leading to a crash in Barrington that left Hanie injured.

Undiagnosed heart condition allegedly led to man's death at Community First Medical

Louie Torres May 2, 2017, 2:53pm

A woman is suing Community First Healthcare of Illinois Inc., which does business as Community First Medical Center, and doctors Seth Jin Kutik and Adam J. Black, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence in her father's care, leading to his death.

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.