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Rush orders up $18M+ fraud lawsuit vs vendor that installed allegedly defective patient monitoring system

Scott Holland Aug. 21, 2017, 5:25pm

Rush University Medical System said it spent four years installing an $18 million patient monitoring system that doesn’t work and is taking the issue to federal court, accusing the system’s developer of fraud and demanding they pay tens of millions of dollars for the trouble.

Rush University Medical Center, doctors accused of negligently cutting woman's nerves during surgery

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2017, 4:00am

A couple is suing Rush University Medical Center and doctors Jacob Rotmensch, John Kerchberger and Stacy Suzanne Brown for alleged negligence in cutting a woman's nerves during surgery.

Suit says Rush University Medical, doctors responsible for patient's death during surgery

Louie Torres Jun. 14, 2017, 5:00pm

The family member of a person who died during surgery is suing Rush University Medical Center, Rush University Surgeons; Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine; Rush University Critical Care Specialists; and five doctors, alleging negligence.

Doctor accuses Rush University Medical Center of breaching contract

Louie Torres Dec. 22, 2016, 1:56pm

A doctor is suing Rush University Medical Center, citing alleged breach of contract, defamation, fraud and tortious interference.

Rush University Medical Center, physicians accused of poor care leading to teen's death

Louie Torres Sep. 12, 2016, 9:11pm

The family of a deceased 17-year-old girl are suing a hospital and several medical professionals in a wrongful death claim.

Family of boy disabled for life after 25 surgeries awarded $30 million vs doctor, Rush Medical Center

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 23, 2016, 6:32pm

The family of a young boy who was left disabled for life following a series of more than two dozen surgeries, purportedly in an attempt to properly connect his esophagus to his stomach, has secured more than $30 million from the doctor and hospital the family alleged were responsible for what happened to the child.

Pair sue over claim that surgical sponge was left inside woman

The Cook County Record Feb. 17, 2016, 4:45pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing medical medical practitioners and and a hospital, claiming a surgical sponge left inside her body caused a pelvic abscess and colon perforation that led to further surgery and a colostomy.

Fall on ice leads to suit against Rush University Medical Center

Robert Hadley Jan. 14, 2016, 10:17am

CHICAGO – A Matteson, Illinois woman is suing a local hospital for injuries suffered after she allegedly fell on an icy walkway at the facility's parking garage.