A Cook County jury that found a neurosurgeon liable in a $7.75 million verdict in the 2008 post-surgery death of a 56-year-old patient was correct in finding an attending cardiologist not liable for the death, a panel of Illinois appellate justices recently ruled.
About three and a half years after a federal appeals panel led by former Judge Richard Posner smashed a $90 million settlement agreement the judges described as “scandalous,” a new set of lawyers have introduced a new, smaller deal once again intended to a nearly 12-year old class action lawsuit against window and door maker Pella over allegedly defective windows.
A couple is suing Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale; Willowbrook Family Practice Ltd.; Dr. Uma Taparia; Advanced Inpatient Medicine LLC; Dr. Patrick Szachowicz; Emergency Healthcare Physicians Ltd.; Dr. George Tsoutsias; Dr. Christopher Berg; Dr. Efrem McAdoo; Dr. Karen Cervenka; Suburban Radiologists S.C.; Dr. Tamara Jackson; Suburban Pulmonary & Sleep Associates Ltd; and Dr. Inderjit Hansra-Godfrey for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.
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.
Class action lawsuits have begun to multiply against Equifax in recent days in the wake of news late last week the credit reporting agency had suffered a massive data breach affecting more than 140 million Americans, yet had waited at least a month to tell the public.
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.
A woman is suing Loyola University Health System, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Clinical Cardiology Consultants S.C. and John Bajgrowicz M.D., alleging negligence for a failed heart procedure she claims led to her mother's death.