A woman is suing after developing injuries while a resident in a hospital.

Rosemarie Kuffel filed a lawsuit Feb. 11 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Drs. Daniel Fintel, James Flaherty, Keith Benzuly and Arvydas Vanagunas, citing medical malpractice.

According to the complaint, Kuffel was admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Feb. 16, 2012 and treated by the four defendant doctors. She claims they failed to diagnose her pressure ulcers and provide her with the proper nutrition.

Kuffel is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorney Ian R. Alexander of Goldberg & Goldberg.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L001400.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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