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Little Company of Mary Hospital, doctors accused of not treating blocked aorta, leading to death

Louie Torres Aug. 4, 2017, 4:00am

The family of a deceased patient is suing Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers and doctors WIlliam Kcomt, Almaz Abdyrakov and George Havelka for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent his death.

Manorcare Health Services-South Holland, nurses allegedly failed to keep man from falling out of wheelchair

Louie Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:30am

A man is suing Manorcare Health Services-South Holland and several nurses for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence.

Studio Dental LLC accused of negligence, contributing to woman's death

Louie Torres Jul. 27, 2017, 4:00am

A deceased woman's family is suing dentist Jeremy Winter and Studio Dental LLC, alleging insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence, contributing to her death.

Loyola University Health System, others accused of not preventing stroke

Louie Torres Jul. 27, 2017, 2:30am

A married couple is suing Loyola University Health System, Veins Without Surgery P.C. and doctors Michael Gill and Narendra Garg for alleged insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Former patient accuses Palos Community Hospital, others of failing to prevent pressure sore

Louie Torres Jul. 25, 2017, 1:30am

A former patient is suing Palos Community Hospital, Advocate Christ Medical Center and Manorcare Health Services - Palos Heights West for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence.

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.