CHICAGO — A woman is suing a physical therapist and Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center for alleged negligence.
Miriam Hernandez filed a complaint on Oct. 13 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging she sustained physical injuries on June 23, 2014, when she fell backward while receiving manual physical therapy. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly failing to make sure that the area where the plaintiff was receiving physical therapy was free from any slip and trip hazards.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. She is represented by Timothy P. Rhatigan of Rhatigan Law Offices LLC in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court case number 2017L010386