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Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2017, 3:00am

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

Louie Torres Sep. 15, 2017, 12:15am

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

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 5, 2017, 5:24pm

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

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2017, 5:00am

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

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2017, 3:00am

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

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2017, 2:00am

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

Louie Torres Aug. 10, 2017, 4:00am

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

Louie Torres Aug. 6, 2017, 1:00am

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

Louie Torres Jul. 6, 2017, 11:45pm

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

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 10:40am

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

Louie Torres May 31, 2017, 11:02am

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

Louie Torres May 6, 2017, 11:23am

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

Louie Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 6:40pm

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

Surgeons allegedly injected patient with toxic dye at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Louie Torres Mar. 20, 2017, 11:59pm

A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent surgeons from injecting him with a toxic dye during brain surgery.

Family representative accuses Northwestern Memorial of malpractice in death

Louie Torres Feb. 11, 2017, 12:02am

A family representative is suing Northwestern Memorial, alleging negligence led to the death of a patient. 

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others blamed for alleged surgical error

Louie Torres Dec. 28, 2016, 1:34pm

A patient is suing medical care providers, alleging negligence in a surgical error that led to injury.

Family accuses Northwestern Memorial Hospital of wrongful death

Louie Torres Dec. 12, 2016, 6:04pm

A deceased man's family allege he died in the waiting room of Chicago hospital's emergency department because he did not receive immediate care.

Couple alleges health care providers failed to diagnose condition

Louie Torres Sep. 3, 2016, 8:45pm

CHICAGO – A couple alleges a surgery performed on the husband wasn't consistent with his medical needs.

Appeals panel: 'Close ties' may make Northwestern Memorial liable for Erie clinic staff's actions

Scott Holland Aug. 23, 2016, 11:09am

Hospitals may be held liable for the actions of medical professionals they do not employ, an Illinois appellate court has affirmed. 

Couple sues medical providers over cancer treatments

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2016, 8:35pm

CHICAGO – A couple is suing two doctors and medical care facilities alleging that they failed to properly diagnose a woman's condition and provide adequate medical treatment.