Married Couple Sues Hospital, Doctor, And Nurse Practitioner

By Tyler Dryden | Oct 6, 2015

A hospital, two Universities, and employees are being sued after a women suffered the loss of a kidney.

Sandra, and Delmar Anderson filed a suit on Sep. 18, 2015 against Rush University Medical Center, University Neurosurgeons, Rush University, and employees Michael Chen, M.D., and Valerie Toll, N.P., for damages the plaintiffs allege was caused by their negligence. According to the complaint, Sandra Anderson was implanted with an indwelling Foley catheter at Rush University Medical Center, on September 23, 2013, and after being discharged suffered complications resulting from the surgery, to which were ignored by agents of the hospital.

Sandra Anderson experienced pain following her discharge date of September 24, 2013 due to the use of an indwelling Foley catheter which caused a Urinary tract infection . She tried to contact the hospital on September 25, 2013 - September 27, 2013, but was not offered any medical advice or attention. Delmar was later rushed to a local hospital on September 30, 2013 where she was diagnosed with Sepsis, and suffered the removal of a kidney.

Sandra and Delmar Anderson are seeking a joint judgment, in the amount of the court's jurisdictional requisite, that will fairly compensate them for the losses they allege were suffered because of the defendants. The Andersons are being represented by Brian Fellows of Fellows and Blake LLC, and Alexander M Sukhman of KRALOVEC JAMBOIS & SCHWARTZ in St Louis, MS, and Chicago, IL, respectively.

Cooke County Circuit Court case number 2015 -L00595

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