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Appeals panel decides Chicago surgical center wanted malpractice trial, can't sue insurer for $1.3M

By Dan Churney | Apr 30, 2019

A Chicago federal appeals court says a Chicago surgical center is just as responsible as its insurer for the decision to take a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settle, meaning it can't now sue the insurer over the decision, which cost the surgical center $1.3 million.

Appeals court: Doctor's 'credentialing file' protected from disclosure in medmal suit vs hospital

By D.M. Herra | Apr 12, 2019

An Illinois state appellate court says South Shore Hospital doesn't need to produce a doctor's "credentialing file" as part of a medical malpractice case, finding that the documents are privileged under state law.

Woman claims Mayfield Care Center failed to provide adequate care, leading to her mother's death

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 21, 2019

A woman is suing Mayfield Health Center, alleging the long-term care facility improperly cared for her mother, contributing to her mother's death.

Advocate Christ Medical Center allegedly enrolled unqualified patient in medical trial

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 12, 2019

A woman is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center and others medical providers, alleging they enrolled another woman in a medical trial despite her not meeting study criteria.

Florida woman alleges knee implant was defective, seeks damages from Rush U. Med Center, Zimmer, others

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 25, 2019

A Winter Park, Fla., couple are suing Rush University Medical Center, Zimmer Biomet and others over an allegedly defective knee implant surgery.

Patient files negligence suit against Advocate Medical Care, others

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 25, 2019

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

Symphony of South Shore, others allegedly failed to protect resident from falls

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 25, 2019

A Chicago long-term nursing care facility is alleged to have failed to protect a former resident from falls.

Patient files suit against Kindred Chicago Lakeshore, others over alleged improper placement of tube

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 22, 2019

A Buckingham resident alleges he needed a second surgery to correct the improper placement of a feeding tube.

Wrongful death suit filed against Glenview Terrace Nursing Center

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

An estate administrator has sued a Glenview skilled nursing facility, alleging wrongful death.

Woman alleges Bellwood doctor failed to order appropriate tests before son's death

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

A woman has filed a suit against a Bellwood physician over her son's 2014 death.

MacNeal Hospital patient alleges he developed pressure ulcer during recovery from surgery

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 17, 2019

A former patient of a Berwyn hospital alleges negligent care caused him to develop a pressure ulcer during his hospitalization.

Northlake woman alleges she was improperly treated by Leyden Fire Protection District paramedics

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 17, 2019

A Northlake resident alleges emergency medical personnel dispatched to her house in response to a 911 call failed to competently treat her.

Son files suit against Walgreens over woman's death, allegedly from fatal drug interactions

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 16, 2019

A suit filed against a River Grove Walgreens alleges the pharmacy failed to warn a customer of fatal drug interactions between medications she was prescribed.

Patient alleges Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital did not use correct catheter size

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 16, 2019

A patient of a La Grange hospital alleges he was injured after a surgery because of the facility's negligence.

Foot First Podiatry patient files suit over alleged injuries after surgeries

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

A patient has filed suit against two physicians over allegations two surgeries caused injuries to her feet.

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.

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