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Advocate Medical Center sued over patient injury

By Annie Cosby | Mar 12, 2014

Editor's Note: Cook County court records indicate this case was dismissed for want of prosecution on July 16, 2014.

A woman is suing a Chicago hospital, claiming she was injured by a nurse the day after her she had a colonscopy.

Delores Lynch filed a lawsuit Feb. 28 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Advocate North Side Health Network, doing business as Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, citing medical malpractice.

According to the complaint, Lynch was at the medical center for a colonoscopy on Feb. 27, 2012. She claims a nurse walking by her bed the next day caught her wrist and thumb, causing injuries.

Lynch is seeking more than $50,000 in damages. She is being represented in the case by attorneys at Seidman, Margulis & Fairman in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L002217.

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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