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Patient files suit against Mercy Hospital and Medical Center over negligence allegations

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By Bree Gonzales | Dec 28, 2018

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CHICAGO – A woman has filed suit against a Chicago hospital over the care she received there.

Luenettie Jones filed a complaint on Dec. 17 in Cook County Circuit Court against Mercy Hospital and Medical Center alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was a patient of Mercy in December 2016, and was at high risk for the development of pressure sores, malnutrition and dehydration.

The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to provide proper and adequate care and treatment and failed to provide proper incontinence care to prevent the development and worsening of skin breakdown.

The plaintiff seeks an amount of more than $50,000. She is represented by Katherine M. Moorhouse of Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2018L013531

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