Woman whose child died during birth alleges negligence

By Louie Torres | Jun 27, 2016

CHICAGO — A mother is suing Julie Kim, M.D., and Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare, d/b/a Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic, Edward Hospital & Health Services, Edward-Elmhurst Health, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare System and Edward-Elmhurst Health System, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

CHICAGO — A mother is suing Julie Kim, M.D., and Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare, d/b/a Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic, Edward Hospital & Health Services, Edward-Elmhurst Health, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare System and Edward-Elmhurst Health System, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Danielle Clark, as special administrator of the estate of Amari Michelle Clark, deceased, filed a complaint on June 15 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants, alleging that they failed to exercise proper care while delivering the plaintiff's child, Amari Michelle Clark.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 21, 2015, Amari Michelle Clark suffered physical injuries and was delivered dead. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly failed to provide timely and adequate medical care to the plaintiff while she was delivering her child as well as failing to properly evaluate the condition of the plaintiff's unborn child.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount in excess of $50,000 plus court costs. She is represented by Regina P. Etherton of Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L005921

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