CHICAGO — The administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing St. George Corporation, Palos Community Hospital, Palos Pathology Associates Ltd. and doctors Sudhir M. Gokhale, Elizabeth Hatfield, Tam Thai and Harcharan Sandhu for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a recently discharged patient from committing suicide.
Debra Keener, special administrator for the estate of William Keener, filed a lawsuit on March 21 in Cook County Circuit Court alleging the defendants failed to provide William Keener with proper medical care.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges the defendants discharged the patient without ensuring he would not pose a danger to himself.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000. She is represented by Alex D. Abate and Danielle C. D'Ambrose of Angelini & Ori LLC in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court case number 2017L002906