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Wrongful death claim alleges pharmacy provided wrong epilepsy medication

Louie Torres Jan. 27, 2017, 12:00am

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Highland Park CVS LLC, alleging a prescription for epilepsy medication was filled incorrectly, leading to the man's death.

CEO seeks court order requiring Yelp's help in identifying reviewer who besmirched him, his company

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:22am

A CEO is suing Yelp Inc., seeking expedited discovery in connection with alleged defamation.

Man blames Rush University Medical Center, doctor for hearing loss from Neomycin

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:19am

A patient is suing Rush University Medical Center and Sheila Eswaran, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Married couple blame Family Medical Center of Lagrange, others for alleged late cancer diagnosis

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:17am

A married couple's lawsuit against Family Medical Center of Lagrange Ltd.; Michael Dupont, M.D.; Deborah Sleeper, PA; Scott Robertson, D.O.; and Daniel Chen, D.O., alleges the medical professionals and facilities should be held responsible for alleging diagnosing a man's prostate cancer too slowly.

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, others accused of failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:15am

The administrator of a woman's estate is suing Ingalls Memorial Hospital; Primary Healthcare Associates S.C.; Akbar Rahmani, M.D.; Rahmani Medical LLC,; Kaveh Rahmani, M.D.; Advanced Heart Group S.C.; and Ripple Doshi, M.D., alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Manorcare of Palos Heights West accused of failing to provide proper care

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:12am

A woman's family is suing Manor Care of Palos Heights West, a nursing facility, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Vanguard MacNeal Hospital, others accused of allegedly failing to diagnose condition, causing brain injury

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:09am

A patient is suing Vanguard MacNeal Hospital; Edward C. Foley, M.D.; and Macneal Physicians Group LLC, alleging negligence in medical care.

Woman alleges excessive force, false arrest by Chicago police

Louie Torres Jan. 25, 2017, 4:12pm

A woman is suing the city of Chicago and several police officers, citing alleged excessive force and violation of civil rights.

California Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center accused of negligence in man's death

Louie Torres Jan. 25, 2017, 4:07pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against California Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Norwood Crossing accused of negligence after former patient suffered fall

Louie Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 2:50pm

A deceased woman's family claims a nursing facility failed to provide proper and adequate care to the woman while she was being treated in its facility.

Patient alleges ERIEM Surgical Inc.'s device caused thermal damage during surgery

Louie Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 2:48pm

A Chicago woman alleges she was injured by a medical device during a surgery.

Rush University Medical Center accused of wrongful death related to pressure sore

Louie Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 2:46pm

A Chicago hospital is being accused of wrongful death over claims a pressure ulcer contributed to a patient's death.

Advocate Medical Group accused of negligence in connection with patient's fall

Louie Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 2:43pm

A woman is suing Advocate Medical Group, alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Alden-Town Manor Rehabilitation and Health Care Center accused of not preventing pressure sores

Louie Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 2:41pm

A deceased man's family claims a Cicero long-term care facility failed to appropriately prevent or treat the man's pressure sores.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital accused of failing to follow up with patient, missing injuries

Louie Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 2:39pm

A patient is suing Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Advocate Medical Group, alleging negligence in hospital care.

Lawsuit: Team Health, Alexian Bros. failed to properly diagnose acetaminophen poisoning, causing death

Louie Torres Jan. 19, 2017, 5:07pm

An administrator for a woman's estate is suing her health care providers, alleging their delay in treating her acetaminophen poisoning resulted in irreparable harm to her liver, which ultimately led to her death.

Alden Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center accused of negligence in care

Louie Torres Jan. 19, 2017, 5:03pm

A deceased woman's famly has filed a wrongful death claim against Alden Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc. and a nurse, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Northwestern Medical Group accused of failing to properly diagnose a torn rotator cuff

Louie Torres Jan. 19, 2017, 5:00pm

A patient is suing Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, which does business as Northwestern Medical Group, alleging medical malpractice.

Tower Hill Healthcare Center, others accused of negligence in connection with death

Louie Torres Jan. 19, 2017, 4:58pm

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Tower Hill Healthcare Center LLC, SW Financial Services Company and a nurse, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Doctor, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital accused of causing patient's injuries

Louie Torres Jan. 19, 2017, 4:57pm

A patient is suing Vijaykumar S. Nair, M.D., Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Advocate Medical Group, alleging medical negligence.