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Patient sues eye doctor over lost vision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 25, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing an Illinois eye doctor after she allegedly lost vision in her right eye.

Dentist alleges patient failed to follow recommendation after tooth extraction

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 14, 2018

Aspen Dental Management and a dentist argue that a patient caused his own injuries after a tooth extraction by failing to follow the dentist’s recommendation to see an oral surgeon.

Wrongful death suit filed against Sparta hospital, doctors

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

BENTON — The Sparta Community Hospital and two doctors are being sued after a Pennsylvania man suffered a fatal heart attack.

Patient alleges mistakes during gallbladder surgery

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 26, 2018

A former patient accuses Alton Memorial Hospital and a surgeon of medical malpractice during a gallbladder surgery.

Mother alleges son was injured during birth

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 17, 2018

A mother and son blame a doctor and his practice after the child allegedly suffered a brain injury during birth.

Memorial Hospital Belleville denies liability in suit alleging birth injury

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 14, 2018

A Belleville hospital denies liability in a mother’s suit alleging her daughter suffered shoulder and arm injuries during delivery.

Alton Memorial Hospital sued over patient's fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A special administrator is suing Alton Memorial Hospital after a patient allegedly fell and suffered severe head injuries, resulting in her death.

Patient alleges doctor failed to diagnose cancer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

A former patient blames her doctor for not diagnosing her breast cancer.

Healthcare providers accused of negligence following patient's death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing healthcare providers for allegedly providing negligent care to a patient until his death in September 2016.

From Pennsylvania Record

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Dentist seeks to dismiss patient’s suit alleging nerve damage

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 31, 2018

An O’Fallon dentist claims a patient provided a health report by a medical doctor rather than a licensed dentist in his suit alleging nerve damage following a tooth extraction.

Suit alleges patient died from pain meds

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 31, 2018

BELLEVILLE — The family of a deceased patient at Protestant Memorial Medical Center is suing the center after a nurse allegedly incorrectly gave the decedent pain medication.

Former Express Scripts employee sues over denial of disability benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 24, 2018

An Illinois man says his former employer and an insurance company wrongfully denied him long-term disability benefits.

Suit alleges St. Elizabeth's Hospital failed to diagnose brain tumor

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE – An estate administrator alleges that an Illinois hospital failed to diagnose her decedent's brain tumor.

Man alleges vision loss after surgery at Illinois hospital

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 2, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A patient of a Granite City, Illinois hospital alleges complications from a surgery caused him to lose vision in his left eye.

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