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Patient alleges she was not warned of link between Estrace cream use, ovarian cancer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 3, 2018

A woman alleges Estrace cream prescribed to her caused her to develop cancer.

Patient alleges Swedish Covenant Health, others responsible for brain injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 3, 2018

A woman alleges she suffered a brain injury as a result of medical center and other medical staff's failure to timely examine her.

Elk Grove Village medical center allegedly failed to prevent bacterial infection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 30, 2018

A former patient of an Elk Grove Village medical center alleges he contracted a bacterial infection because of the use of a device during open-chest surgery.

Resident alleges Lexington of Elmhurst failed to prevent development of pressure ulcers

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 29, 2018

A suit against an Elmhurst long-term care facility has been filed by a resident who alleges it failed to provide her proper care.

Advanced Dermatology patient alleges injuries from Botox, other treatments

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 29, 2018

A woman is seeking damages from a Cook County dermatologist because the woman says she suffered tissue paralysis after Botox treatments.

Alexian Brothers Medical Center, doctors named in wrongful death suit over man's sarcoma-related death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 28, 2018

The son of a deceased Cook County man is seeking damages from two physicians and a health care center over the treatment of his father's cancer.

Symphony at Midway resident sues for injuries allegedly from fall while in center's care

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 27, 2018

A resident of a Chicago long-term nursing care facility alleges the facility failed to protect him from a fall that caused multiple fractures.

Canadian National/Illinois Central employee files suit over accident involving backhoe

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 27, 2018

A Kentucky man injured while operating a backhoe alleges his employer failed to adequately train him to operate it.

Widow files wrongful death suit against Advocate Christ Medical Center, doctors

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 27, 2018

A widow alleges the negligent care of two physicians and a hospital contributed to her husband's death.

Daughter alleges pressure sores developed at Symphony at 87th Street contributed to mother's death

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 27, 2018

The daughter of a former resident of a long-term nursing care facility in Chicago alleges pressure sores her mother developed at the facility contributed to her mother's death.

Estate executor alleges Swedish Covenant Hospital failed to respond to deterioration of vital signs

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 26, 2018

A patient's next-of-kin is seeking damages from a Chicago hospital after she suffered a brain injury while in its care.

Son files wrongful death suit against Assisi Health Care Center at Clare Oaks over dehydration claims

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 26, 2018

The son of a former resident of a Bartlett long-term care facility alleges his mother died of dehydration while under its care.

Bridgeway Senior Living sued over woman's choking death

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 21, 2018

A wrongful death suit has been filed against a Bensenville long-term care nursing facility after a resident's choking-related death.

Daughter of former Villa at Evergreen Park resident files wrongful death suit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 21, 2018

The daughter of a former Evergreen Park long-term nursing care facility resident alleges the facility failed to protect her late mother from developing sores.

Patient files medical negligence suit against Barrington Surgeons, others

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

A Chicago man is seeking damages from physicians and medical entities over allegations he sustained organ damage because of their care.

Ambassador Nursing and Rehabilitation Center resident alleges she developed pressure ulcer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

A resident of a long-term nursing care facility in Chicago is seeking damages after she developed a pressure ulcer.

Symphony of Crestwood alleged to have failed to protect late resident from neglect

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

An independent administrator alleges a Crestwood long-term care facility failed to follow a physician's instructions for dressing changes.

Rush-Copley Medical Center not liable for doctor's delayed treatment of woman's kidney stone, appeals court rules

By Karen Kidd | Nov 16, 2018

An Aurora hospital remains not liable in a doctor's decision to wait until the following day to remove a woman's kidney, prolonging her pain and causing serious injuries, a three-justice state appeals court panel has ruled.

Associates for Oral, Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery patient alleges injection caused nerve injury

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

A patient alleges two dentists caused nerve injury when they injected her gums with a numbing agent during a procedure.

Son alleges Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center did not provide appropriate care to father

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 16, 2018

The son of a former resident of a Skokie nursing home alleges the facility failed to provide adequate care to his father.

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