CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation d/b/a Advocate Physician Partners; Advocate Health Partners d/b/a Advocate Physician Partners; Geetha Reddy, M.D.; Geetha M. Reddy, S.C.; Arkan Alrashid, M.D.; Northshore Center for Gastroenterology, S.C.; Peter Puthenveetil, M.D.; and Greenleaf Medical Associates, S.C., in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in medical care.
Diane Shultz, individually and as administrator of the estate of Jeffrey Shultz, filed a complaint on Aug. 10 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants, alleging that they failed to provide proper medical care to Jeffrey Shultz.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that Jeffrey Shultz did not receive proper treatment, and alleges that the failure to provide proper treatment contributed to or caused his death. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly failed to properly evaluate Jeffrey Shultz's condition and provide proper medical treatment including prescribing necessary drug treatment.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount in excess of $100,000 plus court costs. She is represented by Lynne Plum Duffey of Law Offices of Craig L. Manchik & Associates, P.C. in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L7943