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Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly discharged woman with pressure ulcers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctor allegedly failed to treat abdomen inflammation

An estate administrator is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Dr. Abra Fant for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others accused of puncturing woman's heart

A woman's family is suing Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others accused of failing to diagnose patient's Crohn's disease

A man is suing several doctors and healthcare providers for allegedly failing to diagnose him with Crohn's disease.

Glenview Terrace Nursing Home, Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to prevent injuries

A couple is suing Glenview Terrace Nursing Home and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctor accused of failing to prevent post-op infection

A former patient is suing Kevin Hardt M.D. and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence.

Man alleges doctor at Northwestern Memorial perforated colon during exam

A patient is suing Darren M. Brenner M.D., Northwestern Medical Group and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, alleging he was injured during a colonoscopy.

Patient alleges Northwestern Memorial, two doctors failed to treat coronary condition

A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and two doctors, alleging negligence for failing to recognize symptoms of a serious coronary condition.

Widow says drug makers, Northwestern Memorial to blame for husband's 2015 death

CHICAGO — A widow is suing defendants including Bayer, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, alleging their negligence led to her husband's May 2015 death from taking Xarelto.

Patient sues Northwestern Memorial for negligence, claims she developed Stage 5 bedsores

A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.