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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.

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.

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