CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Franciscan Alliance Inc., d/b/a Olympia Fields Hospital; Manish Dhamija, M.D.; Specialty Physicians of Illinois LLC; Lito Fajardo, M.D.; and Northstar Anesthesia of Illinois LLC, in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in medical care.
Vivian Mallory, as independent administrator of the estate of Minnie Coleman, filed a complaint on July 26 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants, alleging that they failed to provide proper medical care to Coleman.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that Coleman sustained severe and permanent injuries in December 2014 that contributed to or caused her death in January 2015. The plaintiff holds the defendats responsible for allegedly failing to properly evaluate Coleman's condition when they administered an esophagogastroduodenoscopy.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount in excess of the jurisdictional limits of the court that will adequately compensate the plaintiff. She is represented by Michael S. Shinsky of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L007486