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Consultants in Cardiology & Electrophysiology LLC, others accused of wrongful death

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 3:00am

A man is suing Dr. William Spear, Consultants in Cardiology & Electrophysiology LLC, Dr. James McGarry, Franciscan Physician Network, Dr. Devangi Sreekanth, Dr. Hassan Kieso, Specialty Physicians of Illinois LLC, and Franciscan Health Olympia Fields for alleged wrongful death.

West Suburban Medical, staff allegedly failed to treat woman's tumor, leading to death

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2017, 1:00pm

A man is suing EPMG of Illinois LLC; VHS West Suburban Medical Center Inc.; Diversified Emergency Services LLC; and five members of staff, alleging an untreated medical condition led to his relative's death.

Woman says she had complications from epidural at Illinois Sports Medicine and Orthopedic

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2017, 5:35pm

A patient is suing Ira J. Goodman M.D. and Illinois Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center LLC, charging the health care providers with negligence in administering a pain management shot.

Southpoint liable for negligence and failure to monitor a patient, suit alleges

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2017, 5:26pm

A man is suing Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, alleging negligence for failing to prevent infections and skin conditions while he was a patient there.

Fresenius Medical Care Chatham allegedly failed to recognize patient's infection

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 10:25am

A woman is suing Fresenius Medical Care Chatham on behalf of a late family member, alleging negligence.

Belhaven Nursing and Rehab allegedly failed to prevent former resident's bedsores

Louie Torres May 22, 2017, 5:05pm

An estate administrator is suing Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Complaint alleges Manor Care staff failed to recognize, treat resident's stroke

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 9:00pm

A woman's family is suing Manor Care of Elk Grove Village IL LLC, Barry Glick M.D. and Elizabeth Gerson ANP, alleging the facility and defendant staff were negligent in their care for the now deceased woman.

Doctor, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital accused of causing patient's injuries

Louie Torres Jan. 19, 2017, 4:57pm

A patient is suing Vijaykumar S. Nair, M.D., Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Advocate Medical Group, alleging medical negligence.

Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange accused of negligence in connection with fall

Louie Torres Jan. 6, 2017, 12:39pm

A former resident of Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange is suing the care facility, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

St. Alexius Medical Center, doctors accused of surgical errors

Louie Torres Dec. 21, 2016, 11:52am

A patient is suing St. Alexius Medical Center and two doctors, Allen Saxon, M.D., and Michael Wilson, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Home Instead Senior Care accused of negligence in injury case

Louie Torres Nov. 18, 2016, 9:27am

A deceased woman's family is suing Hutchison Enterprises Inc., and Home Instead Senior Care, alleging negligence in home health care services.

Oak Trace, others accused of negligence in connection with woman's death

Louie Torres Nov. 3, 2016, 5:31pm

A representative of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Oak Trace and Lifespace Communities Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

St. Paul's House & Health Care Center accused of not preventing pressure sores

Louie Torres Oct. 31, 2016, 2:44pm

The daughter of a deceased man alleges a Chicago nursing care facility failed to provide adequate medical and personal care to her late father.

Mid America Care Center accused of wrongful death of Chicago woman

Louie Torres Oct. 31, 2016, 2:41pm

The family of a deceased Chicago woman claims improper care at a nursing facility caused her death.

Woman claims sexual assault at treatment center

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 4:32pm

A former resident of a treatment center for adolescent girls with emotional disabilities is suing BHC Streamwood Hospital Inc., Rockford Acquisition Sub Inc., Universal Health Services Inc. and Rock River Academy and Residential Center, alleging that the facility negligently subjected her to emotional distress by placing another resident known to have a history of sexual assaults as her roommate.

Guardian accuses Jackson Square Skilled Nursing and Living Center of negligence

The Cook County Record May 6, 2016, 10:17pm

CHICAGO – A guardian alleges the negligence of a Chicago care facility cased injuries to a disabled man.

Personal injury lawyers square off over untold unpaid sums in attorney fees owed for referred malpractice, wrongful death, nursing home cases

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 7, 2015, 3:05pm

Two Chicago area personal injury lawyers are squaring off in Cook County court over an attempt by one of the lawyers to leave the other in the dark on the true status of referred cases, potentially shorting his colleague hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in attorneys’ fees he may be owed under a referral agreement between the two. Naperville-based personal injury lawyer Barry R. Rabovsky filed a complaint on Oct. 5 in Cook County Circuit Court against Craig Manchik, a Chicago trial lawye

Crestwood seeks to float bonds to fund possible $15 million settlement to end litigation over contaminated well water

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 22, 2015, 6:43pm

A suburban Chicago village facing hundreds of lawsuits over allegations it knowingly allowed its residents to drink water contaminated with toxic, cancer-causing chemicals for decades has opted to move forward with a potential bond issue to potentially settle the litigation en masse later this year.