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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.

Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center allegedly failed to prevent patient's fall from bed

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 8, 2019

A Chicago hospital allegedly failed to prevent a patient from falling out of her bed.

Lincolnwood Place allegedly failed to develop plan to address resident's fall risk

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 8, 2019

An independent executor alleges a Lincolnwood skilled care facility failed to develop a care plan to address the fall risk of a former resident.

Administrator alleges Rosewood Care Center of Inverness failed to assess resident for fall risk

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 7, 2019

The next-of-kin of a woman who died last March is seeking damages from an Inverness long-term care facility over allegations of negligence.

Administrator alleges resident fell multiple times while living at Balmoral Home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 7, 2019

The aunt of a former resident of a Chicago long-term care facility alleges it failed to provide proper care to the resident.

Former Manor Care of South Holland resident files suit over care

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 7, 2019

A former resident of a South Holland long-term care facility alleges she developed pressure injuries because the facility failed to provide appropriate care.

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital patient alleges negligence caused paralysis

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 7, 2019

A patient alleges a Barrington hospital's negligence resulted in her being paralyzed from the waist down.

Midwest Podiatry Services patient alleges infection wasn't properly treated, led to toe amputation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 6, 2019

A patient has filed a suit against a podiatrist and other medical entities over allegations they failed to properly treat his condition.

Patient alleges DePuy Orthopaedics hip replacement devices failed

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 6, 2019

A patient alleges medical devices used in a hip replacement failed and resulted in high concentrations of metallic elements in his body.

Patient alleges Wright Medical Technology hip device released 'dangerous levels' of cobalt in his body

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 4, 2019

A man alleges a medical device implanted in his body released "dangerous levels" of cobalt and he needed a second surgery to have the device removed.

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