Advocate Lutheran General Hospital News

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

By Louie Torres | Apr 6, 2018

A woman is suing Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for wrongful death allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, others accused in suit over infant girl's death from bacterial infection

By Louie Torres | Mar 13, 2018

A mother is suing Dr. Jessica Chiang, Dr. John Howard and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Advocate Children's Medical Group and Advocate Children's Hospital for her infant daughter's alleged wrongful death and for alleged malpractice.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, others allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

By Louie Torres | Feb 9, 2018

A couple is suing Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute LLC and Dr. Eric Belin for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, others accused of medical negligence

By Louie Torres | Sep 22, 2017

A woman is suing Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Lakeshore Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Institute S.C. and Dr. Mani Mahdavian for alleged negligence.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, others accused of causing man's cardiac arrest

By Louie Torres | Aug 21, 2017

A man is suing Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, an unknown lab technician, doctors Joseph Ogarek, Pablo Moreno, Marrin N. Marinov and A Khan and several nurses for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Advocate Lutheran doctor alleged negligent for injuries suffered from appendicitis

By Louie Torres | Jun 12, 2017

A man is suing Terri R. Martin M.D., Advocate Medical Group and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, alleging negligence for failing to properly perform an appendectomy.

Advocate Lutheran General accused of negligence during childbirth

By Louie Torres | Sep 29, 2016

A mother is suing Advocate Lutheran General Hospital; a doctor, identified as Jodi Sklansky, D.O.; and a medical practice, identified as Midwest Center for Women's Healthcare, alleging negligence in medical care, for injuries the woman's son allegedly sustained during childbirth.

Child, mother allege injuries from negligent care of meningitis

By Louie Torres | Jun 15, 2016

CHICAGO – A minor child and his mother have filed suit against a hospital and its affiliates alleging the child was permanently injured after an infection wasn't immediately diagnosed.

Psychiatrists' class action says Advocate wrongly withheld refunds of FICA taxes doctors paid while residents

By Jonathan Bilyk | Mar 18, 2016

A group of former psychiatric medical residents who worked at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital have brought a potential class action lawsuit against the hospital and the operator of Illinois’ largest health system, contending Advocate has wrongly withheld federal tax refunds they were due from their time working at Lutheran General in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Park Ridge homeowners win appellate round vs Advocate over Lutheran General flooding

By Scott Holland | Jan 2, 2016

Park Ridge homeowners have retained a window of hope in their campaign to hold neighboring Advocate Lutheran General Hospital liable for flooding. After the Cook County Circuit Court dismissed two counts of the homeowners’ class-action complaint, the First District Appellate Court reversed one of those dismissals in an unpublished order issued in December. The issue arose from a Sept. 13, 2008, storm and a subsequent Feb. 12, 2009, class action complaint.

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