Cook County woman alleges medical supply company negligence led to injuries

By Ruel Reyes | Mar 31, 2016

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing two medical supply companies, alleging negligence resulting in injury.

Rosalyn McDonald-Henry filed a lawsuit March 28, in the Cook Circuit Court against Doubek Medical Supply Inc. and Nova Ortho-Med Inc., alleging negligence and failure to provide adequate instructions and warnings for the proper use of a walker.

According to the complaint, on April 11, 2014, McDonald-Henry was severely injured after falling to the ground while using the knee walker that collapsed. The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to provide verbal and/or written instruction as to the proper use and maintenance of the knee walker.

McDonald-Henry seeks a trial by jury and damages in excess of court's jurisdictional limits, plus the costs of suit. She is represented by attorney Thomas G. Gorman of Schiff Gorman LLC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2016-L-003122

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