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IL Supreme Court: Legal time limits don't bar wrongful death claims from being tacked on to medmal suits
Nothing in Illinois law would bar successor plaintiffs from adding a wrongful death claim to a pending medical malpractice lawsuit, even if the plaintiff dies more than four years after the first malpractice suit was filed, or apparently outside the statute of repose, Illinois’ highest state court has ruled.
A man is suing Loyola University Health System, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Dr. Amir Darki, Pulmonary Medicine Associates S.C., Dr. Omar Hussain, Dr. Joshua Dworetzky, Encompass Physicians LLC, Dr. Peter Joo, Midwest Anesthesiologists Ltd., Dr. Robert Molnar and several nurses for alleged negligence.
A deceased child's parents are suing Swedish Covenant Hospital, Swedish Emergency Associates P.C., Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Pediatric Faculty Foundation Inc., nurse Theresa Gaudio and doctors Bruce McNulty, John W. Baldwin, Neha K. Dave, Shweta Stuart and Kerri Machut alleging they failed to provide the proper treatment for the condition that claimed the boy's life.
Appeals panel: Sybaris can't shake potential liability for 2006 plane crash that claimed founder's life
Sybaris Clubs, the company that owns and operates a chain of romantic getaway resorts and hotels in and around the Chicago area, can’t yet shake a lawsuit brought by the family of a man killed in a 2006 airplane crash that also claimed the life of the company’s founder, as a state appeals court said courts have not yet determined how much business the Sybaris founder was doing on the ill-fated trip aboard the aircraft he – and not Sybaris - co-owned.
A jury in suburban DuPage County has awarded the highest verdict Illinois has yet seen as a result of a dog bite incident. After a nine-day trial, jurors awarded plaintiff Kristen Hayes a record $940,000 award for injuries she sustained being bitten by a dog on April 23, 1997, at the age of 8. The case had been brought against Carriage Animal Clinic, whose employee had been walking the dog at the time of the bite.
The administrator of a woman's estate is suing Ingalls Memorial Hospital; Primary Healthcare Associates S.C.; Akbar Rahmani, M.D.; Rahmani Medical LLC,; Kaveh Rahmani, M.D.; Advanced Heart Group S.C.; and Ripple Doshi, M.D., alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.
The village of Lombard will reap a $459,000 payday from the operators of six of the biggest online travel websites – the only Illinois municipality allowed to do so - after a federal judge signed off on a deal to end a years-long court fight over claims the travel sites had stiffed Lombard and other suburban Chicago communities of hotel taxes.
A deceased man's family is suing Pasquale Trucking Company Inc. and a driver, alleging negligence in a fatal collision.