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Sinai Health System, doctor named in suit over infant's injuries

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

A Chicago physician and a hospital are alleged to have negligently failed to order appropriate procedures during a labor and delivery, causing injuries to the infant.

Wrongful death suit filed against Lee Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

An estate administrator is seeking damages from a Des Plaines nursing home over a former resident's fall.

Patient alleges Aspide Surgimesh XB caused pain, removal surgery

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

A patient is suing a microfiber mesh manufacturer and distributor over allegations the product was defectively designed.

Jackson Park Hospital, others named in wrongful death suit over patient's death after caesarean section

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

A wrongful death suit has been filed against a hospital and several physicians over the 2017 death of a woman after a caesarean section.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital patient alleges lack of instruction after surgery caused injury

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 14, 2019

A patient alleges he suffered injury after a surgery because he was not warned to avoid bearing weight on his lower right extremity.

Widow files wrongful death suit against Manor Care of Palos Heights

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 11, 2019

A widow alleges the negligence of a Palos Heights care facility led to injuries that contributed to the death of her husband.

Daughter files wrongful death suit against Riveredge Hospital, doctor over father's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 11, 2019

A wrongful death suit has been filed against a Forest Park hospital and physician by a woman over her father's 2012 death.

Husband alleges Glenshire Nursing & Rehab failed to protect wife from pressure sores

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 11, 2019

A widower alleges a Richton Park long-term care nursing facility failed to protect his late wife from developing pressure sores.

Wrongful death suit says Avantara Park Ridge responsible for woman's fall, death

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 10, 2019

A family member of a former resident of a Park Ridge facility alleges injuries the resident sustained in a fall contributed to her death.

Mother alleges Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation failed to diagnose mass in son's brain

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 10, 2019

A mother alleges a doctor and medical facility in Cook County failed to diagnose a mass in her minor child's brain.

Patient alleges Aspide Surgimesh XB is defective, caused injury

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 10, 2019

An Arkansas woman alleges defectively designed surgical mesh caused her injuries.

New IL law boosts protections for nurses, other health workers from violence, liability risk for hospitals, others

By John Breslin | Jan 9, 2019

CHICAGO – New legislation that was enacted following two high-profile attacks on nurses in 2017 came into effect at the turn of the year.

Patient accuses Westgate Oral Surgery, dentists over alleged tooth root damage

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 9, 2019

A woman is seeking damages from three dentists over alleged root damage to a tooth during an extraction of another.

Lexington Health Care Center allegedly failed to prevent pressure ulcers

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 8, 2019

A son is seeking damages from a Chicago Ridge long-term nursing care facility over allegations it failed to protect his father from developing ulcers.

Suit filed against Thorek Memorial Hospital, doctors over woman's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 8, 2019

A relative of a Cook County woman has filed a wrongful death suit against two physicians and a Chicago hospital.

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