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Son blames Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for his mother's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 16, 2018

Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is facing a lawsuit from a man who claims the nursing facility failed to adequately treat his mother's ulcers, which allegedly contributed to her death in 2016.

Doctor sued for allegedly failing to diagnose patient's cancer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

A patient is accusing Philip Sweeney M.D., and Digestive Disease Associates Ltd. of medical malpractice for allegedly failing to diagnose his rectal cancer in a timely manner and refer him to a colorectal surgeon.

Resident blames knee amputation on negligent care at nursing home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

A resident is suing Evanston nursing home facilities, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Nursing home resident allegedly was given high dose of anti-psychotic drug, became unresponsive

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

A woman is suing Generations at Regency, S.I.R. Management and Generations Network, alleging a relative was given a high dose of the drug Risperdal while in the defendants' care, causing her to become unresponsive.

Nursing home accused of trying to conceal the facts of a resident's fall out of bed

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

A nursing home is accused of trying to hide the facts of a resident's fall out of bed, as she allegedly was being repositioned by staff.

Lawsuit: Bristol-Myers Squibb failed to disclose Abilify can cause compulsive behavior

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

A group of Illinois residents are suing Bristol-Myers Squibb for allegedly failing to disclose to consumers that the prescription drug Abilify allegedly can cause compulsive behaviors.

GlaxoSmithKline, Walgreen accused of negligence for allegedly selling Paxil to pregnant women

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 12, 2018

A group of mothers are suing GlaxoSmithKline, which manufactured the antidepressant drug Paxil, and Walgreen Co., citing alleged strict liability.

Daughter blames South Suburban Rehab Center for mother's fall and death

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 12, 2018

A woman is suing South Suburban Rehabilitation Center, blaming the nursing home for her mother's fall and death.

Surviving relative claims nursing home resident suffered from pressure sores

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services and Wesley Place are accused of failing to adequately care for a nursing home resident who developed pressure sores.

Village at Victory Lakes sued after resident's death at long-term care facility

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 11, 2018

The Village at Victory Lakes is being blamed in the death of a patient in its assisted living unit at the long-term care facility.

Guardians of adult with disabilities sue sheltered care facility alleging negligence in fall

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 10, 2018

Guardians of a disabled adult are suing sheltered care facility Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn, HCR Manorcare Inc. and a nurse, claiming negligence in the care of a resident who allegedly fell at the facility.

Widow blames Aperion Care Forest Park for husband's death

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 10, 2018

A widow is suing Aperion Care Forest Park, a nursing home, citing alleged violation of the Nursing Home Care Act, negligence and wrongful death.

Main Credit sues Ballard Respiratory for more than $350,000

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 10, 2018

Main Credit Corp., a commercial finance company, is suing Ballard Respiratory and Rehabilitation Center, a Niles-based nursing facility, citing alleged breach of contract and past due payments.

Finance company sues nursing home for alleged breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 10, 2018

A finance company is suing Glen Saint Andrew Living Community citing alleged breach of contract.

Jackson Park Supportive Living Facility, University of Chicago Medical Center accused of wrongful death

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 9, 2018

Jackson Park Supportive Living Facility, the University of Chicago Medical Center and Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre are being sued over the death of a patient who allegedly had stayed at each of the facilities in 2016.

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