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Cook County State's Attorney Foxx joins court fight over fate of Melrose Park hospital

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 19, 2019

In the wake of a state appeals court’s decision appearing to block a bid by the village of Melrose Park to prevent the closure of a hospital in the western suburban community, embattled Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has joined the fray.

IL Supreme Court reinstates restraining order on Melrose Park hospital closure; appeals court had thrown it out

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 18, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court has reinstated, for now, a temporary restraining order on the closure of a Melrose Park hospital, after a state appeals panel had earlier ruled the restraining order had been granted wrongly, because the village of Melrose Park had no power under the law to request the action.

Appeals court: Doctor's 'credentialing file' protected from disclosure in medmal suit vs hospital

By D.M. Herra | Apr 12, 2019

An Illinois state appellate court says South Shore Hospital doesn't need to produce a doctor's "credentialing file" as part of a medical malpractice case, finding that the documents are privileged under state law.

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