Woman sues Stroger Reproductive Health clinic over abortion complications

By Louie Torres | Aug 30, 2016

A woman is suing Cook County's Reproductive Health Services clinic, operated by John H. Stroger Hospital, alleging she experienced complications from an improperly performed abortion.

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Cook County's Reproductive Health Services clinic, operated by John H. Stroger Hospital, alleging she experienced complications from an improperly performed abortion.

The woman, identified in the complaint only as Jane Doe, filed a complaint on Aug. 18 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging that John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital failed to provide her with proper medical care.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in August 2014, she experienced complications from an improper surgical termination of her pregnancy. The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible for an alleged failure to completely and properly perform the procedure.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant for damages plus any further relief this court grants. She is represented by Craig M. Sandberg of Muslin & Sandberg in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2016L8252

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