CHICAGO — A patient is suing
Rush University Medical Center,
Midwest Orthopedics at Rush LLC, and Dr. Brett R. Levine, alleging they failed to take measures to prevent and treat an infection after performing a hip replacement procedure.
Emanuel L. Cole filed a lawsuit on March 3 in Cook County Circuit Court alleging the defendants failed to provide proper medical care.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges he experienced pain in his left hip that he claims was caused by an infection after a hip replacement procedure that needed further medical treatments to correct. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly failing to timely review of a hip replacement arthroplasty procedure performed on the plaintiff.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000, plus court costs. He is represented by Randall F. Peters & Associates in Chicago.
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