CHICAGO — A patient is suing Dr. John O'Toole and Rush University Medical Center, which does business as University Neurosurgery, alleging negligence in medical care.
Timothy Shea filed a complaint on Nov. 21 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants, alleging they failed to provide him with proper medical care.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges he sustained serious physical injuries in connection with surgery to decompress his thecal sac and nerve roots. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for alleged errors that caused persistent right lumbar radiculopathy.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000, plus court costs. He is represented by Edward M. Rubin of Rubin Machado & Rosenblum, Ltd. in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2016L011452