Northwestern Memorial Hospital News

Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to properly close a perforation in man's colon

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 3, 2018

A couple is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and several other medical providers for alleged loss of consortium and negligence.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to prevent nerve damage during knee replacement surgery

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 18, 2018

A man is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. John Hefferson and Dr. Jill Lasson for alleged negligence.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others allegedly failed to properly perform circumcision

By Louie Torres | Apr 4, 2018

A mother is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, Northwestern Medicine and Dr. Marc Feldstein for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

By Louie Torres | Mar 28, 2018

A woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital for wrongful death and allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others allegedly failed to prevent patient from developing pressure ulcers

By Louie Torres | Mar 23, 2018

A woman is suing NorthShore University HealthSystem, ManorCare of Northbrook IL LLC, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Medicine, others sued over man's spinal cord injury

By Louie Torres | Mar 21, 2018

A couple is suing Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and Dr. Aruna Ganju for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Recent ruling could hamper plaintiffs from looping hospitals into medmal claims vs independent doctors

By David Hutton | Feb 9, 2018

The Illinois Supreme Court's recent decision to not hold Northwestern Memorial Hospital vicariously liable for alleged malpractice committed by doctors from an independent clinic could have far-reaching implications for hospitals in the state, making it harder for trial lawyers to loop hospitals into some medical malpractice lawsuits.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

By Louie Torres | Feb 5, 2018

A man is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Chicago and Dr. Alex W. Farnand for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly discharged woman with pressure ulcers

By Louie Torres | Jan 12, 2018

A woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Divided IL Supreme Court rejects try to hold Northwestern Memorial liable for clinic doctors' actions

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 29, 2017

A majority of the state’s highest court has rejected a woman’s attempt to hold Northwestern Memorial Hospital responsible for alleged mistakes made by medical professionals employed by a federally funded health clinic which led to the premature birth of her child, saying the case asks the court to expand Illinois case law on the question of so-called “vicarious liability” for hospitals.

Erie Family Health Center Inc., others allegedly failed to treat woman's abdominal infection

By Louie Torres | Dec 28, 2017

A woman is suing Dr. Alissa Carlson, Dr. Kate McKenney, Erie Family Health Center Inc., the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Adria Mora and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to treat girl's respiratory syncytial virus

By Louie Torres | Dec 14, 2017

A woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her daughter's injuries.

Man struck by car while walking on sidewalk sues motorist, Nortthwestern Memorial over injuries

By Louie Torres | Dec 13, 2017

A man is suing Ellen Miller, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Krishna Raghavan for alleged liability and negligence.

Appeals panel: Cook judge wrong to order new trial in malpractice suit v. Northwestern Medicine

By Dan Churney | Nov 15, 2017

A Chicago appellate court has tossed a Cook County judge's “unreasonable” decision to grant a new trial for a plaintiff in a malpractice suit, saying the trial judge was wrong to declare the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation had failed to furnish home health care records to the plaintiff, as justices said Northwestern didn't hide the records and plaintiff had access to them anyway.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others accused of giving aspirin to man, causing internal bleeding

By Louie Torres | Nov 8, 2017

A man is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Group, a nurse, Dr. Ami Shah, Dr. Courtney Furlough and Dr. Jason A. Wertheim for alleged negligence.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

By Louie Torres | Sep 16, 2017

A woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital accused of failing to properly diagnose descending aorta

By Louie Torres | Sep 15, 2017

An estate administrator is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and doctors James Flaherty, Hyde Russell and Jose Chavez for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Hospital vicarious liability; wrongful death claims past repose; Lakefront Trail liability on IL Sup Ct Sept call

By Jonathan Bilyk | Sep 5, 2017

In September, the Illinois Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in 16 cases, including to resolve questions of whether hospitals can be held liable for malpractice at other clinics; whether plaintiffs can add wrongful death claims to medical negligence lawsuits outside the statute of repose; and whether the Chicago Park District can be sued by a bicyclist who fell over a crack in the Lakefront Trail.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, employees accused of negligently sedating patient

By Louie Torres | Sep 2, 2017

A deceased man's family is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Nicole M. Brown and a nurse for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

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