Patient blames Chicago chiropractor for nervous system injuries

By Annie Cosby | Oct 14, 2014


A man is suing a chiropractor and his practice, alleging he suffered neurological problems after a visit.

Jean Carlos Acevedo filed a lawsuit Oct. 6 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Dr. Michael Taylor, Taylor Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, and Taylor Chiropractic S.C., doing business as Taylor Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, Acevedo went to Taylor on May 19 for a chiropractic manipulation of the lumbar spine. He claims Taylor failed to properly diagnose the him or consult with a physician before performing a flexion/distraction manipulation, which caused injuries to his nervous system.

Acevedo is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorney Edward M. Rubin of Rubin, Machado & Rosenblum Ltd. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L010383

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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