Patient files negligence suit against Advocate Medical Care, others

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 25, 2019

CHICAGO – A Downers Grove man alleges he has been permanently injured as a result of the care he received at a hospital.

James M. Norris filed a complaint on Dec. 17 in Cook County Circuit Court against Advocate Medical Care, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. Christopher Simon, and others, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in December 2016 he did not receive proper medical care from the defendants and as a result, sustained severe and permanent injuries.

The plaintiff alleges the defendants did not offer the option of a tissue plasminogen activator delivered directly to his brain, did not offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment and failed to withhold blood pressure medication.

The plaintiff seeks more than $50,000 plus costs of suit. He is representing himself.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2018L013535

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