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Mother alleges Presence Resurrection Medical Center failed to treat daughter after stroke

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2019

A woman has filed a wrongful death suit against several medical entities over care her daughter received before her death in 2017.

Relative alleges former Aperion Care Dolton resident's pressure sore contributed to death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 2, 2019

The next-of-kin of a former resident of a Dolton long-term care facility alleges a pressure sore contributed to the resident's 2017 death.

Physicians failed to properly place device during surgery, Cook County man alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 28, 2018

A Cook County man alleges he required a second surgery because physicians failed to properly place a medical device during a previous surgery.

Patient alleges K2M screws used in procedure fractured, caused neck pain

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 28, 2018

A Chicago resident alleges screws used in a medical procedure caused injuries.

Patient files suit against Mercy Hospital and Medical Center over negligence allegations

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 28, 2018

A woman has filed suit against a Chicago hospital over the care she received there.

Patient sues Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare over hernia surgery

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 28, 2018

A patient alleges the negligence of a surgeon during a hernia procedure required him to undergo emergency surgery.

Woman files wrongful death suit against Lexington Health Care Center of Lombard over mother's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 28, 2018

The daughter of a former resident of a Lombard care facility alleges the facility failed to keep her mother from developing pressure sores.

Executor files wrongful death suit against Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, others

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

A Chicago Heights care facility is alleged to have failed to timely transfer a former resident to an acute care facility.

Ashton Center For Day Surgery patient alleges shoulder surgery caused spinal injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

A patient alleges improper positioning during a shoulder surgery caused damages to his spine.

Boy alleges Little Co. of Mary Hospital, others failed to adequately treat bowel obstruction

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

A minor alleges a hospital's emergency room failed to adequately treat his bowel obstruction.

Wrongful death suit filed against physicians, Rush University Medical Center

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 26, 2018

An estate administrator has filed a wrongful death suit against two physicians and a medical center.

Wright Medical Technology hip device allegedly released levels of cobalt into man's body

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 26, 2018

An Illinois man alleges a medical device released dangerous levels of cobalt into his body.

Manor Care of Northbrook allegedly failed to protect former resident from falls

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 21, 2018

The wife of a former resident of a Northbrook long-term care facility alleges it failed to protect her late husband from falls.

Mother, child seek damages from Mercy Hospital over child's birth injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 20, 2018

A mother is seeking damages from a Chicago hospital and others after her minor child was diagnosed with a severe brachial plexus injury.

Mother sues St. Anthony Hospital over stillbirth

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 20, 2018

A Chicago woman is seeking damages from a hospital and medical staff after her child was stillborn.

Mother files malpractice suit against West Suburban Medical Center over delivery of child

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 20, 2018

A Mississippi mother alleges an Oak Park hospital's failure to timely deliver her child caused injuries.

From SE Texas Record

DOJ: A company created to file lawsuits has wasted 1,500 hours of the government's time

By David Yates | Dec 20, 2018

TEXARKANA – The U.S. Department of Justice is asking federal judges around the country to dismiss lawsuits it says are brought by shell companies that misrepresent their true purposes - filing meritless litigation against health care companies.

Patient alleges Blue Island hospital, doctors failed to prevent hemorrhage during birth

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 19, 2018

A patient of a Blue Island hospital alleges the facility and two physicians failed to take the proper steps to prevent post-partum hemorrhage.

Wrongful death suit filed against Jackson Square Skilled Nursing & Living Center, others

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 19, 2018

A woman has filed a wrongful death suit against a medical facility over a woman's 2016 death.

Estate administrator alleges Southview Manor Nursing Center failed to protect former resident

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 18, 2018

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

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