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Rush University Medical Center, doctors accused of negligence; suit withdrawn by plaintiff

By Louie Torres | Nov 13, 2017

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UPDATE: Cook County court records indicate this case was voluntarily dismissed by the plaintiff on Nov. 30, 2017.

CHICAGO — A  man is suing Rush University Medical Center and Dr. Harel Deutsch, Dr. Sumeet Kumar Ahuja, Dr. Richard Ropp, Dr. Robert Cao, Dr. Ratna Garaputi, a physician assistant and nurses for alleged negligence.

Mark Sawicki filed a complaint on Sept. 29 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging he suffered an axillary-suprascapular nerve injury in 2015 while undergoing surgery. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly placing him on the surgical table improperly, which allegedly caused injuries.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. He is represented by Karen A. Enright of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2017L009885

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Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.Rush University Medical Center