Loyola University Medical, five doctors sued for alleged substandard care to newborn

By Louie Torres | May 2, 2017

A woman is suing Loyola University Medical Center and several of its doctors, citing alleged negligence for failing to properly treat her newborn daughter, causing permanent injuries.

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Loyola University Medical Center and several of its doctors, citing alleged negligence for failing to properly treat her newborn daughter, causing permanent injuries.

Elizabeth Nazario, individually and on behalf of her daughter, filed a complaint on April 19 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants alleging they failed to provide proper medical care to her daughter after her birth in 2014. The doctors named in the suit are Fatima Eskandar-Afshari, Ramzan Shahid, Gina Plotkin, Lean Skjei and Leah Middleberg.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges her daughter sustained serious physical injuries from health problems the staff failed to adequately treat. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly provided substandard care to her daughter, causing permanent cognitive and physical disabilities.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount that exceeds the jurisdictional limits of this court. She is represented by Yao O. Dinizulu of Dinizulu Law Group Ltd. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2017L003937

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