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.
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.
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.