CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing Holy Cross Hospital for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Khawla Kassem, special administrator of the estate of Mohd Qasem, filed a complaint on Aug. 3 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging the defendant failed to treat Qasem's skin to prevent maggots from proliferating in Qasem's mouth and a tracheostomy site.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. She is represented by Craig L. Manchik and Lynne Plum Duffey of Craig L. Manchik & Associates P.C. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2017L007859

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