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Advocate Lutheran General accused of negligence during childbirth

Louie Torres Sep. 29, 2016, 11:59am

A mother is suing Advocate Lutheran General Hospital; a doctor, identified as Jodi Sklansky, D.O.; and a medical practice, identified as Midwest Center for Women's Healthcare, alleging negligence in medical care, for injuries the woman's son allegedly sustained during childbirth.

Woman blames Tonelli Group for loss of two fingers while using pastamaker

Louie Torres Sep. 29, 2016, 11:54am

A woman is suing an Italian manufacturer of an industrial pasta machine, alleging that a lack of safety features led to two of her fingers being cut off.

Nadeau's Ice Scultpures accused of violating wage agreement

Louie Torres Sep. 29, 2016, 11:51am

A man is suing former employers Nadeau's Ice Scultpures Inc. and James A. Nadeau, alleging violation of a deferred wage agreement.

Widow blames Pasquale Trucking Company for husband's death

Louie Torres Sep. 29, 2016, 11:49am

A deceased man's family is suing Pasquale Trucking Company Inc. and a driver, alleging negligence in a fatal collision.

Man claims Chicago police wrongly accused him of involvement in armed robbery

Louie Torres Sep. 28, 2016, 10:51am

A man is suing the city of Chicago and Chicago police officers, identified as J. McCrillis, E. Duron, S. Herrera, S. Simental, F. Szwedo and unknown other officers, alleging negligence, negligent misrepresentation and violation of civil rights, after they allegedly wrongly accused him of being involved in an armed robbery.

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, employees accused of having vomiting woman wrongly arrested for battery

Louie Torres Sep. 28, 2016, 10:44am

A patient is suing Ingalls Memorial Hospital and two hospital employees, alleging malicious prosecution, false arrest and assault, after the hospital employees allegedly sought charges against her for spitting on an employee, when she had only vomited.

Advocate Medical Group, others accused of burning patient's bladder

Louie Torres Sep. 28, 2016, 10:07am

A patient is suing a doctor, identified as Felicia Lane, M.D., and medical practices Advocate Medical Group and OB Hospitalist Group, alleging negligence in medical care, after they allegedly burned her bladder during surgery.

Midway Internal Medicine accused of failing to provide proper treatment

Louie Torres Sep. 28, 2016, 10:04am

A married couple's lawsuit against Midway Internal Medicine and doctors, identified as Virendra Mathur, M.D., and Hema Mathur, M.D., alleges negligence in medical care.

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center accused of negligence in connection with death

Louie Torres Sep. 28, 2016, 10:02am

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, alleging negligence in medical care.

Man claims Calumet City police knocked out several teeth

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:47pm

A man is suing Calumet City, citing alleged battery at the hands of police.

Riveredge Hospital accused of failing to prevent violent sexual assault

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:45pm

A 16-year-old boy, by his parents, is suing Riveredge Hospital, alleging that due to hospital negligence, a violent patient was assigned to share a room with the boy and sexually assaulted him.

Weber Stephen Products accused of selling 'charcoal chimney' that led to house fire, death

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:42pm

The family of a deceased Kentucky woman is suing Weber Stephen Products LLC, saying the grillmaker should pay for a fatal house fire allegedly started by a defective "charcoal chimney starter." 

Man says Skilsaw maker responsible for catastrophic injuries

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:32pm

A man who says he suffered catastrophic hand injuries while using a Skilsaw power table saw has filed a lawsuit alleging product liability.

University of Chicago Medical Center accused of negligence in nutrition procedure

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:31pm

Two parents have filed a lawsuit alleging that their daughter did not receive proper nutrition while hospitalized.

Symphony of Crestwood accused of not properly addressing fall risk

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:29pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Doctor, NorthShore accused of mishandling child's condition, leading to leg amputation

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:27pm

A mother and her child are suing over allegations medical personnel affiliated with NorthShore University Health provided insufficient care to prevent the child's leg from needing to be amputated.

Holy Cross Hospital, others accused of misdiagnosing lung cancer, other health problems

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:23pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against two hospitals and three doctors, alleging they didn't diagnose lung cancer and other health problems promptly enough.

C&S Towing and Recovering accused of false representations by Progressive

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:18pm

Progressive Insurance has alleged a towing company improperly solicited its insured drivers, even though police had not summoned them to the scene.

Glenbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center accused of negligence in woman's care

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:15pm

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Lakeshore Hospital accused of negligence in connection with woman's death

Louie Torres Sep. 26, 2016, 4:12pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital LLC and Signature Healthcare Services LLC, alleging negligence in medical care.