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Estate executor files wrongful death suit against Autumn Leaves of Orland Park

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

A relative of a former resident of an Orland Park care facility alleges the facility failed to protect the resident from developing pressure sores.

Patient files suit against MacNeal Hospital, others over stillbirth of daughter

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

A mother has filed a wrongful death suit against a hospital and physician after her daughter was stillborn.

Estate executor alleges Symphony of Joliet failed to protect decedent from falls

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

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

Lawyer: Hospitals breathing 'sigh of relief' over Supreme Court's property tax exemption ruling

By John Breslin | Oct 31, 2018

Hospital groups are "breathing a sigh of relief" following a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of their tax-exempt status, an attorney says.

Daughter files wrongful death suit against Symphony of Chicago West

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2018

A woman has filed a suit against a nursing facility over her mother's death.

Widow alleges negligence of Professional Home Care Advantage caused husband's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 30, 2018

A widow is seeking damages from home health service company over allegations its negligence caused her husband's 2013 death.

Manorcare Health -Palos Heights East alleged to have failed to prevent resident from developing sores

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 30, 2018

An attorney-in-fact alleges a nursing facility failed to protect a resident from developing pressure sores.

Guardians allege Symphony of Lincoln Park failed to protect disabed resident from falls

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 30, 2018

The guardians of a disabled person are suing a Chicago long-term care facility over allegations it failed to protect a resident from falls.

Northbrook opts in to Cook County paid sick leave ordinance, more uncertainty for employers, lawyer says

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 29, 2018

The village of Northbrook has become the most-recent municipality in Cook County to opt back in to a Cook County ordinance requiring employers in the community, and whose employees work in the community, to provide paid sick leave. And that decision could provide more confusion and burdens for employers in Cook County, says an attorney who specializes in labor law issues.

Mother sues MacNeal Hospital over injuries to child during birth

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 29, 2018

A mother is suing a doctor at MacNeal Hospital for negligence during the birth of her child, who suffered physical injuries as a result of the doctor's alleged use of excessive force.

MacNeal Hospital alleged to have discharged infected patient before blood tests were reviewed

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 15, 2018

A Cicero man alleges he was discharged from a Berwyn hospital before it recognized that his symptoms were consistent with an infection.

Glencrest Nursing and Rehab alleged to have failed to prevent patient's skin breakdown

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 15, 2018

A Cook County long-term care facility is alleged to have failed to prevent a former resident from developing skin breakdown.

Evanston Hospital, others named in suit by patient over alleged injuries during heart procedure

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 14, 2018

A patient alleges she was injured during a heart procedure at an Evanston medical facility because of negligence.

Sinai Health System patient alleges ulcer went untreated for 10 days, required surgery

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 12, 2018

A patient alleges the delayed diagnosis and treatment of an ulcer caused it to develop into a large wound that needed surgery.

Jury orders Evanston NorthShore Hospital, others to pay $50M for boy's birth brain injury, cerebral palsy

By Cook County Record | Oct 11, 2018

A Cook County jury has awarded more than $50 million to the family of a boy who has had cerebral palsy, allegedly as a result of injuries he sustained at birth when he was delivered at Evanston NorthShore Hospital nine years ago.

Symphony of Chicago facility alleged to have failed to prevent resident's falls, ulcers

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 11, 2018

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

Surviving relative claims resident suffered multiple falls at Norridge Gardens

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 10, 2018

A surviving relative of a former resident of the Norridge Gardens nursing facility alleges it failed to prevent him from falling.

Daughter alleges Roseland Community Hospital, others failed to prevent mother from developing sores

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 10, 2018

A woman has filed suit against a Chicago hospital and other medical entities over allegations they failed to prevent her mother from developing pressure sores.

Suit filed against Princeton Rehab & Health Care Center over resident's injuries

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

A personal representative is seeking damages from a Cook County nursing facility over its alleged care of a resident.

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