Woman claims nasal surgery left her with septal perforation

By Louie Torres | Feb 2, 2017

A former patient is suing Steven D. Horwitz, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

CHICAGO — A former patient is suing Steven D. Horwitz, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Jasmine Shogren filed a complaint on Jan. 25 in Cook County Circuit Court against Horwitz, alleging that the physician failed to properly diagnose her condition before surgery.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges she sustained severe permanent physical injuries as a result of an improperly performed nasal surgery. The plaintiff holds Horwitz responsible for allegedly removing excess nasal tissue, leaving the plaintiff with a perforation and deformity.

The plaintiff, who is representing herself in the matter, seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. 

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2017000904

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