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Park Villa Nursing and Rehab resident alleges it failed to document changes in skin integrity

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 4, 2018

A former resident of a Palos Heights nursing facility is seeking damages over the alleged care she received there.

Woman alleges Rush University Medical Center, others failed to diagnose sister's condition

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 4, 2018

An estate administrator alleges that a medical center failed to timely diagnose her sister's medical condition, leading to her sister's death.

Patient alleges Aspide Medical surgical hernia mesh migrated, caused pain

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 4, 2018

A North Carolina woman is seeking damages from a Chicago-based distributor for a French company over allegations a surgical mesh caused her injuries.

Woman sues Glenshire Nursing & Rehab Center over man's pressure ulcers before his death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 4, 2018

An estate administrator alleges a male relative developed multiple pressure ulcers while under the care of two nursing facilities.

CVS Pharmacy alleged to have improperly filled Chicago woman's prescriptions

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 3, 2018

A Chicago resident alleges she was injured because a pharmacy improperly filled her prescriptions.

Man alleges Takeda Pharmaceutical drug Uloric caused acute blood loss, other injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 3, 2018

A Texas man alleges he was injured by a prescription drug used to treat gout.

Patient sues hospital, doctor, alleging didn't remove appendix, despite apparent appendectomy

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 3, 2018

A patient of a Cook County facility alleges he suffered respiratory failure and other issues because of a failure to timely remove his appendix.

Estate executor alleges Warren Barr Living & Rehab Center failed to prevent resident's pressure sores

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

A long-term care facility is alleged to have failed to prevent a former resident's development of pressure sores.

Wrongful death suit filed against Fullerton Albany Women's Clinic, physician over stillbirth

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 2, 2018

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

Woman alleges ManorCare of Homewood failed to prevent resident's fall, injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 1, 2018

A Homewood facility is alleged to have failed to have safety devices and guards in place to prevent a resident from falling.

Lawsuit claims Advocate Health facilities failed to diagnose, treat woman's lung cancer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

A special administrator alleges a woman's lung cancer was not properly diagnosed or treated, leading to her death.

Guardian alleges Mosaic of Lakeshore failed to prevent resident's falls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 28, 2018

A plenary guardian alleges a long-term nursing care facility in Chicago failed to prevent a resident from falling.

Wrongful death suit filed against Symphony Bronzeville Park, others

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 27, 2018

An estate administrator alleges a Chicago skilled nursing facility failed to adequately treat a resident's skin breakdown

Lawsuit alleges Norridge Gardens, Premier Healthcare Management contributed to man's death

By Cook County Record | Sep 26, 2018

An independent administrator alleges a care facility in Norridge failed to provide proper nursing care to a relative, who died.

Man alleges Pinski Dermatology, others failed to treat exposed cranial bone after procedure

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 26, 2018

A patient alleges a dermatological office and his physicians allegedly failed to recognize he had exposed cranial bone for more than a year after a procedure for skin cancer.

NorthShore Evanston Hospital alleged to have failed to diagnose deceased patient's surgery complication

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 25, 2018

An Evanston medical facility is facing a suit from a widow who alleges it failed to diagnose a surgery complication that led to her husband's death.

Widow alleges Advocate Sherman Hospital failed to order appropriate imaging for deceased husband

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 25, 2018

A widow has filed a suit against Advocate Sherman Hospital over her husband's death.

Husband sues Mercy Hospital, doctors, after wife dies of cardiac arrest

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 24, 2018

Leonard Underwood, estate administrator for his late wife, Sheila Moore-Underwood, filed a complaint on Sept. 7 in Cook County Circuit Court, against physicians Conner M. O'Keefe and Arijit Dasgupta, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, and medical practice Chicago Heart and Vascular Consultants.

Wife sues doctor after brain surgery allegedly leaves husband mentally disabled

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

Deborah Swan is suing a physician and a medical practice, alleging that her husband's brain surgery left him mentally disabled.

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