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Loyola University Medical Center, doctors allegedly failed to prevent post-operative infection

Louie Torres Oct. 16, 2017, 1:00am

A woman is suing Loyola Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center and doctors Nicole Sprawka, Mary Lynn and Paula White for alleged negligence.

Amita Health Medical Group, others allegedly failed to protect nerve during surgery

Louie Torres Oct. 14, 2017, 3:00am

A couple is suing Dr. Stoyan Kokocharov, Amita Health, Amita Health Medical Group and Amita Health Medical Care Group for alleged negligence.

Advocate Medical Group, doctor accused of negligently prescribing painkiller, causing child deformities

Louie Torres Oct. 4, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing Dr. Ghanshyam Thakkar and Advocate Medical Group for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Midlake Medical Corporation, doctor accused of failing to treat liver condition

Louie Torres Sep. 27, 2017, 1:00am

An estate administrator is suing Dr. Valesia Phillips and Midlake Medical Corporation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Man says Midamerica Orthopaedics, doctors liable for damage to major nerve

Louie Torres Jun. 20, 2017, 1:21pm

A man is suing James Moravek M.D., Midamerica Orthopaedics, David Altman M.D. and Ambulatory Anesthesiologists of Greater Chicago, claiming he suffered nerve damage while undergoing shoulder surgery.

Woman claims Presence Medical, Walgreens were negligent in prescribing antibiotic

Louie Torres Jun. 14, 2017, 5:05pm

A woman is suing Maria S. Hernandez M.D., Presence Medical Group and Walgreen Co., alleging they were negligent for prescribing and providing medication that harmed her.

Suit claims Advocate, Presence St. Joseph were negligent in causing patient's coma

Louie Torres Jun. 12, 2017, 4:25pm

A patient is suing Matthew Ivanovich M.D.; Presence St. Joseph Hospital; Centegra Health & Wellness Network; Pulmonary Critical Care Sleep Medicine Specialists S.C.; and Advocate Health Care, alleging they administered a medicine they should have known she was allergic to.

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.

Woman claims she fell down stairway at Stoneport Builders that wasn't up to code

Louie Torres May 31, 2017, 11:00am

A woman is suing Stoneport Builders Inc. and Grove Management, alleging liability and negligence for a fall she suffered on a stairway.

Mother says Chicago hospital, doctor failed to properly monitor unborn baby's heart rate

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:58am

A mother whose newborn baby died after birth is suing University of Chicago Medicine and others, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Man claims doctor, Presence St. Mary's Hospital didn't do enough to save his daughter's life

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:34am

A man is suing Presence St. Mary's Hospital and a doctor, saying the health care providers didn't do enough to prevent a woman from suffering cardiac arrest.

Woman blames doctor for allegedly falling short in cancer treatment procedure

Louie Torres Jan. 10, 2017, 3:15pm

A patient is suing Franciscan Physician Network and doctor Manish Dhamija, M.D., alleging they did not properly treat her cancer.

Family's wrongful death suit: Skokie, Evanston hospitals, doctors, didn't properly diagnose stroke

Louie Torres Dec. 20, 2016, 2:24pm

A deceased man's family has sued Skokie and Evanston hospitals and a number of doctors for wrongful death, alleging the man was misdiagnosed.

St. Bernard Hospital accused of negligence in sanitation procedures

Louie Torres Nov. 15, 2016, 9:59am

An administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against St. Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center, alleging negligence in medical care.

Concert attendee alleges she was injured when Lupe Fiasco fell on her from stage

Louie Torres Oct. 31, 2016, 2:32pm

A woman alleges she was injured at a Lupe Fiasco concert in Chicago's Marquette Park when Fiasco jumped off the stage and landed on her.

Cardiac Surgery Associates, others accused of negligence in coronary bypass

Louie Torres Oct. 14, 2016, 11:04pm

A woman is suing Waukegan Illinois Hospital Company, which does business as Vista Medical Center East, Cardiac Surgery Associates, and a doctor, identified asĀ Omid Hajiseyedjavadi, alleging they did not provide proper treatment for her coronary bypass procedure.

Advocate Medical Group, others accused of burning patient's bladder

Louie Torres Sep. 28, 2016, 10:07am

A patient is suing a doctor, identified as Felicia Lane, M.D., and medical practices Advocate Medical Group and OB Hospitalist Group, alleging negligence in medical care, after they allegedly burned her bladder during surgery.