CHICAGO — A couple is suing Earnest Hayes M.D., Ingalls Memorial Hospital and Ingalls Health System, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence for injuries they say occurred during delivery.
Jalissa Newson and Sylvalis Devon West, on behalf of their infant child, filed a complaint on April 12 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants alleging that they failed to provide proper medical care to the child during delivery.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege the child sustained serious and permanent physical injuries. The plaintiffs holds Earnest Hayes, M.D., and Ingalls Memorial Hospital, and Ingalls Health System responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to timely perform a cesarean section delivery while properly monitoring fetal heart rate.
The plaintiffs seek judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. They are represented by Susan E. Loggans of Susan E. Loggans & Associates P.C. in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2017L003695