Woman blames care providers for pressure ulcers

By Louie Torres | Aug 25, 2016

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and physicians Mamta Swaroop and Danette Ko, alleging negligence in medical care.

Monica Heffner filed a complaint on Aug. 15 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants alleging that they failed to provide proper care to plaintiff.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in August 2014, she experienced pain from developing pressure ulcers. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly failing to properly monitor her condition and provide immediate treatment to her pressure ulcers.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount in excess of $50,000 plus court costs. She is represented by Timothy P. Rhatigan of Rhatigan Law Offices LLC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L8112

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