Adventist Midwest Health, others allegedly failed to diagnose and treat pulmonary embolism

By Louie Torres | Jan 9, 2018

A couple is suing Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale; Willowbrook Family Practice Ltd.; Dr. Uma Taparia; Advanced Inpatient Medicine LLC; Dr. Patrick Szachowicz; Emergency Healthcare Physicians Ltd.; Dr. George Tsoutsias; Dr. Christopher Berg; Dr. Efrem McAdoo; Dr. Karen Cervenka; Suburban Radiologists S.C.; Dr. Tamara Jackson; Suburban Pulmonary & Sleep Associates Ltd; and Dr. Inderjit Hansra-Godfrey for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

CHICAGO —  A couple is suing Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale; Willowbrook Family Practice Ltd.; Dr. Uma Taparia; Advanced Inpatient Medicine LLC; Dr. Patrick Szachowicz; Emergency Healthcare Physicians Ltd.; Dr. George Tsoutsias; Dr. Christopher Berg; Dr. Efrem McAdoo; Dr. Karen Cervenka; Suburban Radiologists S.C.; Dr. Tamara Jackson; Suburban Pulmonary & Sleep Associates Ltd; and Dr. Inderjit Hansra-Godfrey for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Matthew Billenstein and Sheila Billenstein filed a complaint on Dec. 11 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging Matthew Billenstein suffered a pulmonary embolism that allegedly was left untreated. The plaintiffs hold the defendants responsible for allegedly failing to properly diagnose Billenstein's condition and order the necessary tests to ensure they provided the necessary and adequate treatment.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000. They are represented by Susan A. Capra of Clifford Law Offices P.C. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2017L012597

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Adventist Hinsdale Hospital Clifford Law Emergency Healthcare Physicians Ltd. Suburban Pulmonary & Sleep Associates Ltd Suburban Radiologists S.C. Willowbrook Family Practice

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