CHICAGO — A resident is suing Symphony of South Shore, a nursing home, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.
Irma Watkins filed a complaint on April 17 in Cook County Circuit Court against Symphony of South Shore, on East 71st Street, alleging the nursing facility failed to provide proper medical care to her.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges she experienced pain and injuries from suffering two falls and from having developed pressure ulcers. The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible because it allegedly failed to provide adequate supervision and assistance to the plaintiff to prevent the development of pressure ulcers and to address her risk of falling.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000. She is represented by Jason M. Kellerman of The Law Office of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C. in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2017L003847