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Man claims medical care fell short

Louie Torres Jul. 21, 2016, 1:16pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing three physicians – Joel Sugar, Jacob T. Wilensky and Ahmad A. Aref – alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman blames hospital for injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 21, 2016, 1:06pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center d/b/a The University of Chicago Medicine, a hospital, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Suit blames nursing home for resident's falls

Louie Torres Jul. 20, 2016, 6:19pm

CHICAGO — An administrator is suing Manor Care of Homewood Illinois LLC, d/b/a Manorcare of Homewood, and Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, d/b/a Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehab Center, in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Estate administrator accuses nursing home of poor care

Louie Torres Jul. 20, 2016, 6:13pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Alden-Valley Ridge Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc., d/b/a Alden Valley Ridge Rehabilitation & Health Care Center; and Alden Management Services Inc., in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Nursing home accused of not meeting standard of care

Louie Torres Jul. 20, 2016, 6:08pm

CHICAGO — A man acting in an attorney-in-fact role is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Elmhurst Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man claims nursing home care fell short

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2016, 6:32pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing South Suburban Rehabilitation Center LLC, South Suburban Rehabilitation Center and South Suburban Rehab Center, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Woman says dental implant work done incorrectly

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2016, 6:25pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing James D' Alise, D.D.S. individually and d/b/a ACDI Oakbrook LLC, and ACDI Orland Park LLC, each a/k/a and d/b/a A Center for Dental Implants, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman seeks damages after nursing home fall

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2016, 6:20pm

CHICAGO — An individual is suing Generations at Applewood, LLC, d/b/a Applewood Rehabilitation Center, S.I.R. Management, Inc. and Dee Korycki, R.N., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Firefighter sues after alleged attack, false accusations

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2016, 6:15pm

CHICAGO — A paramedic/firefighter for the Village of Dolton is suing the village and fellow paramedic/firefighter Anton Downing, alleging abuse of process, malicious prosecution and battery.

Woman says hole in ground led to injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2016, 6:05pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Kitchens & Baths by Knobel LLC, Dickson Brothers Plumbing Inc. and J.D. Wieland Inc., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home accused of negligence in care

Louie Torres Jul. 18, 2016, 1:01pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing St. Pauls House & Health Care Center, alleging that shortcomings in nursing home care worsened various health conditions and hastened his death.

Nursing home accused of failing to provide proper care

Louie Torres Jul. 18, 2016, 12:36pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc., d/b/a Alden Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Alden Wentworth LLC, d/b/a Alden-Wentworth LLC, and Alden Management Services, Inc., in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Utility seeks compensation for downed poles, wires

Louie Torres Jul. 18, 2016, 12:28pm

CHICAGO — An electric utility is suing truck driver Jaroslaw Koleczek individually and as agent of Composites One LLC, alleging negligence in the collapse of power poles and wires.

Woman says emergency responders went to wrong address

Louie Torres Jul. 18, 2016, 12:22pm

CHICAGO — A widow is suing the Village of Orland Park, d/b/a Orland Park Fire Department; Orland Fire Protection District; and the Orland Park Police Department, in a wrongful death claim that alleges treatment for her husband was delayed when emergency responders went to the wrong address.

Nursing home care criticized in wrongful death suit

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:21pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death suit against Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC and Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Eatery accused of serving contaminated food

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:14pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Carbon on 26th LLC, d/b/a Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, a food establishment, citing alleged failure to warn, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, negligence and product liability.

Nursing home accused of failure to supervise

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:09pm

CHICAGO — A man with power of attorney for his father is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Chicago Ridge Inc., d/b/a Lexington Center-Chicago Ridge, a nursing care facility, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Lawsuit seeks identities of harassers

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 6:04pm

CHICAGO — A couple's lawsuit against Enflick Inc., d/b/a Textnow, John Does 1-19, seeks information from a phone company as it accuses unknown parties of defamation, invasion of privacy, and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Business owner accused of groping worker, denies allegations

Louie Torres Jul. 15, 2016, 5:54pm

CHICAGO — A former employee is suing Don Rico's Jr. LLC and business owner Peter Vazzana, citing alleged sexual harassment. Vazzana denies the allegations.

Building materials supplier says customer didn't pay

Louie Torres Jul. 14, 2016, 12:31pm

CHICAGO — A building materials supplier is suing Lenox Hill Construction Inc., d/b/a Mack Construction Company, and James H. McClelland, citing alleged breach of contract, failure to pay for completed work and unpaid debt.