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Male student says University of Chicago's sexual assault policies created 'hostile environment'

Scott Holland Aug. 25, 2016, 3:00pm

A University of Chicago student has sued the school, arguing its sexual assault investigation system has created a "hostile environment against males," which has violated his constitutional rights and potentially those of other male students. 

Woman blames hospital for injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 21, 2016, 1:06pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center d/b/a The University of Chicago Medicine, a hospital, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home blamed for woman's pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2016, 4:47pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center, d/b/a University of Chicago Hospital, and Symphony South Shore, LLC, d/b/a Symphony of South Shore and the Renaissance at South Shore, Inc., d/b/a Renaissance at South Shore, alleging negligence and insufficient measures  taken to prevent injuries.

Jury awards $53 million med malpractice verdict, but U of Chicago asks judge to toss it

Jamie Kelly Jun. 30, 2016, 10:53pm

A Cook County jury awarded 12-year-old Isaiah Ewing and his family $53 million in a medical malpractice suit against the University of Chicago’s hospital on Wednesday, thought to be the largest medical malpractice verdict in the county's history.

Woman alleges failure to provide care in timely fashion

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2016, 7:30pm

CHICAGO — A representative is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center d/b/a University of Chicago Medicine, David Howes, M.D., and Rickquel Tripp, M.D., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Patient says care providers didn't use proper MRI machine

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2016, 7:13pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center, Geraldine Diaz, D.O., Laura Michalesko, CRNA and John Doe, health providers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says ad violated her rights

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 4:57pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing University of Chicago Medical Center and Access Community Health Network, doing business as Access Grand Boulevard Health Specialty Center, citing alleged violation of rights of publicity.

University of Chicago Medical Center, et al. accused of negligence

Louie Torres Jun. 15, 2016, 2:44pm

CHICAGO – An estate administrator alleges negligent care after a surgery caused the death of her decedent.

Minor, mother files suit against medical health providers alleging neurologic injuries

Louie Torres Jun. 13, 2016, 9:01pm

CHICAGO – A minor and her mother have filed suit against two medical centers and several doctors alleging that they failed to provide adequate care during birth, causing injuries.

Patient accuses U. of Chicago Medical Center of malpractice

Denise Maravilla May 19, 2016, 1:10pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center and a doctor, alleging their negligence resulted in a damaged colon and esophagus.

Visitor blames U. of Chicago Medical Center for injuries

Louie Torres May 11, 2016, 3:12pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center, alleging negligence caused her to suffer injuries.

A woman is suing food provides and university for alleged negligence

The Cook County Record May 5, 2016, 5:05am

Woman sues food provides and universityCHICAGO — A woman is suing Aramark Management LLC and the University of Chicago, food provides and university, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.Salina Chavira filed a complaint on April 13, in the Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants alleging that they failed to exercise reasonable care under the circumstances.According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, on April 8,, she was injured when the agent of defendant Aramark spi

Land of Lincoln Health re-ups with University of Chicago, asks court to dismiss class action alleging it misled customers

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 8, 2016, 1:34pm

On the heels of announcing it had resumed covering patients seeking health care through University of Chicago Medicine, Land of Lincoln Health has asked a Cook County judge to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought by two of its former customers who alleged the provider of Obamacare health insurance policies had misled people into buying policies under false premises.

Appeals panel: Families of medical malpractice plaintiffs who die while case pending can add wrongful death claims to lawsuit

Dan Churney Apr. 1, 2016, 11:22am

Unraveling what it called a “classic clash of apparently conflicting statutes,” an Illinois appeals panel has ruled the family of a woman who died while her medical negligence lawsuit was pending against a doctor, the University of Chicago Medical Center and affiliates is not blocked by a statute of repose from adding wrongful death claims to the preexisting lawsuit.

A patient sues healthcare service provider

The Cook County Record Feb. 21, 2016, 5:14pm

CHICAGO—A patient is suing a Chicago hospital, citing alleged negligence that resulted in an injury.

Obamacare health insurer Land of Lincoln Health hit with class action over U of C coverage 'bait & switch'

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 4, 2016, 8:03pm

Two Chicago men have slapped a troubled provider of Obamacare health insurance policies with a class action lawsuit, alleging Land of Lincoln Health misled them into purchasing health plans on the belief the plans would include coverage for procedures at University of Chicago Medicine, even though Land of Lincoln allegedly knew the plans would not.

Mastectomy patient accuses University of Chicago Medical Center of malpractice

Robert Hadley Dec. 7, 2015, 1:01pm

CHICAGO–A patient is suing a Chicago medical facility, alleging surgical mistakes left her with injuries.

Husband blames Riverside Medical Center for wife's fatal misdiagnosis

Robert Hadley Dec. 4, 2015, 12:21pm

CHICAGO – A Cook County is suing doctors at Riverside Medical Center, alleging they failed to properly treat his 30-year-old wife’s chest and back pains, leading to her death.

Family says Chicago hospitals allowed relative to develop fatal bed sores

Hanna Nakano Dec. 2, 2015, 1:02pm

The family of an Illinois man is suing multiple Chicago hospitals and health care centers, alleging they caused injuries that led to the death of a loved one.

Couple sues UC Medical Center, alleging malpractice in infant daughter’s injuries

Robert Hadley Nov. 9, 2015, 1:10pm

A Cook County couple is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center doctors who delivered their infant daughter, alleging negligence that caused her to suffer permanent injuries.