CHICAGO — The estate of a deceased patient who battled hyperglycemia and hypertension is suing Community First Healthcare of Illinois Inc. and several other health services organizations and physicians, alleging insufficient measures were taken to diagnose and treat her conditions.
Tiffany Santiago, as administrator of the estate of Rosa Santiago, filed a complaint on June 15 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants, alleging they failed to provide proper care to Rosa Santiago.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges Santiago experienced pain and suffering from hypertension, hyperglycemia and dehydration, which led to her death. The plaintiff holds Community First Healthcare of Illinois Inc., Presence Health Partners Services, which does business as Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Dr. Estefan G. Roy, Dr. Kenneth Barrick, Dr. Prasad Chappidi, Dr. Farida Ahmed, Dr. D. Fishman, Dr. Joseph J. Porada, Center for Neurological Discorders, Addison Radiology Associates and Presence Health Partners LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly diagnose Santiago's condition and apply the necessary treatment.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. She is represented by attorney David Froylan in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2017-L-006105