Medical malpractice suit filed against Presence Chicago Hospitals Network, others

By Louie Torres | Jun 15, 2016

CHICAGO – A woman alleges she was injured during a surgery.

CHICAGO – A woman alleges she was injured during a surgery.

Maria Del Carmen Ramirez, also known as Maria D. Ramirez, filed a complaint on May 24 in Cook County Circuit Court against Presence Chicago Hospitals Network, et al. alleging medical malpractice.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, between May 30, 2014, and June 13, 2014, she experienced pain and incurred medical expenses as a result of bowel perforation during a procedure to remove an ovarian cyst. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly diagnose a bowel perforation, failed to obtain and surgical consult in a timely manner and other counts.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount of more than $50,000 plus court costs. She is represented by Richard Velazquez of Velazquez Law Group LLC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L-005199

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