CHICAGO — A woman is suing Ambassador Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for alleged negligence.
Margarita Valenzuela filed a complaint on April 12 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging a wound on her left knee became infected while she was a resident at the defendant's facility, which allegedly required the removal and replacement of medical hardware.
The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible for allegedly failing to adequately monitor the wound to prevent infection, develop an up-to-date resident care plan and provide properly trained staff.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant in the amount of $50,000, plus attorney's fees and costs. She is represented by John A. Culver of the Law Offices of John A. Culver Ltd. in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court case number 18-L-3713