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Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, others accused of negligence in woman's spinal surgery

A woman's lawsuit against several healthcare providers alleges they botched her spinal surgery.

St. Alexius, medical pros accused of not doing enough to stop attempted suicidal leap from parking garage

A woman is suing Amita Health St. Alexius Medical Center, Midwest Emergency Associates LLC, Team Health LLC, Bryan M. Bluhm, M.D., and a nurse, alleging they did not do enough to stop her from jumping from a parking garage deck when she came to an emergency room seeking help for alcoholism and suicidal thoughts. 

Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, others accused in wrongful death case

A decased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against a Chicago area hospital and several doctors alleging negligence in medical care after the doctors allegedly improperly treated conditions caused by a stroke.

Windmill Nursing Pavilion accused of failure to adequately supervise resident

A deceased woman's family is suing Windmill Nursing Pavilion Ltd., Windmill Nursing Pavilion and The Ingalls Memorial Hospital in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in care.

Alden Estates of Barrington accused of negligence in resident's care

A deceased woman's family is suing Alden Estates of Barrington Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Loyola University Health System, Cook Medical accused of making, implanting faulty embolism filter

A deceased man's family is suing Loyola University Health System, Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Incorporated, Cook Medical LLC, Cook Polymer Technology, Cook Canton LLC and William Cook Europe APS, alleging negligence and product liability, saying the medical device maker produced, and the hospital implanted, a defective embolism filter, which contributed to the man's death.

Property owner accuses Pie Five Restaurants of breach of contract, demands $1.4M

A property owner is suing tenant Pie Five Restaurants Inc., citing alleged breach of contract, costing more than $1 million.

Peterson Park Health Care Center accused of not recognizing, treating infection before patient's death

A deceased woman's family is suing Peterson Park Associates LLC, Peterson Park Health Care Center PPA Ltd. and Legacy Healthcare Network LLC in a wrongful death claim, alleging they failed to properly recognize and treat an infection.

Saint Anthony Hospital, doctor accused of not stopping patient from taking too much acetaminophen

A patient is suing Saint Anthony Hospital, a Highland Park CVS Pharmacy, and medical professionals, identified as Winnie Yuen, RPH, and Asma Khatoon, D.O., alleging they allowed him to poison himself by ingesting too many acetaminophen painkillers.

Ex-Midlothian cop sues village, pension fund for wrongly denying disability pension

A former Midlothian Police officer is suing the village and its police pension fund, alleging breach of contract and breach of duty.

Man blames Adrianna's Banquets for injuries from thrown bottle

A patron is suing Adrianna's Banquets Inc., 163rd & Dixie Highway LLC., Sher Services Inc. and Alicia Finlay, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, after he was struck by a bottle thrown by others at the banquet hall involved in a fight.

Theo Insurance Agency accused of misinforming clients

A married couple's lawsuit against an insurance agency alleges breach of contract, breach of duty and negligent misrepresentation. 

Vasilko Architects & Associates claims it wasn't paid for services

An architecture firm is suing its clients for allegedly failing to pay for services.

Loyola University Health System accused of firing man trying to take medical leave to treat leukemia

A man is suing Loyola University Health System, alleging intentional infliction of emotional distress, retaliation, violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination, after he says his former employers fired him for attempting to take medical leave to treat leukemia.

Autohaus on Edens accused of violating wage laws

CHICAGO — A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Autohaus on Edens LLC, Michael Rosengarden and Mark Tames, his employers, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages and violation of wage laws.

Holland Home accused of negligence in alleged wrongful death

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing South Holland Home LLC, d/b/a Holland Home, and Colleen O'Neil Kamin in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man blames three Chicago officers for malicious prosecution

CHICAGO — A man individual is suing the City of Chicago and three of its police officers, alleging malicious prosecution.

Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale accused of negligence in boy's care

CHICAGO — A father is suing Adventist Midwest Health, d/b/a Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale f/k/a Hinsdale Hospital, Emily Rose F. Chellappa, R.N., and Donna Lyn Houlis, R.N., alleging negligence in medical care.

Rush University Medical Center accused of negligence in infection case

CHICAGO — A patient is suing medical care providers over allegations that an infection was not diagnosed and treated due to negligence.

Heather Health Care Center accused of not preventing woman's pressure ulcers

A woman's family is suing Heather Health Care Center Inc., The Alden Group, and Alden Management Services Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.