Lawsuit: Manorcare Libertyville allowed fall, injured leg, leading to wrongful death

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 27, 2019

CHICAGO — A man is suing an assisted living facility, alleging negligence by the facility's healthcare team contributed to a loved one's death.

Forrest Ratliff, as independent administrator of the estate of Freda Ratliff, filed a complaint on March 12 in Cook County Circuit Court against Manorcare of Libertyville.

According to the complaint, Freda Ratliff was a resident at the facility in Libertyville beginning in July 2017. Ratliff suffered a fall which resulted in injuries to her right femur, the complaint alleges. Freda Ratliff later died.

The defendant is accused of wrongful death and negligence.

The plaintiff is seeking more than $50,000, plus attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by David M. Resis of the Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C. in Chicago.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2019-L-002689

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