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Patient alleges he became addicted to medications prescribed by Family Care Specialists of Edwardsville, doctor

By Scott Holland | Mar 5, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – An Illinois man alleges he became addicted to opiate-based painkillers after they were prescribed by a Madison County doctor.

University and Rehab Center accused of negligence

By Sandra Lane | Mar 5, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE -- An estate executor alleges a care center neglected a patient, causing her to suffer severe sepsis.

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital named in suit over development of pressure sore

By Sandra Lane | Mar 4, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Timothy McGary filed a lawsuit in the St. Clair County Circuit Court on Feb. 13 regarding the alleged lack of professional care he received at a Belleville hospital.

Former resident accuses Lebanon nursing care facility of negligence

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 28, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A former Lebanon nursing home resident claims she was injured when she fell while under the defendant's care.

Wrongful death suit alleges patient's heart failure not properly treated

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 22, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator is suing health care providers alleging they failed to treat a patient's heart failure, resulting in her death.

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'That can't be right': Group defending disputed insurance law project gets judges involved

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 21, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – It's curious that a group of lawyers and scholars that traditionally sought to help judges by restating existing laws - but has since been accused of trying to create its own - is involving federal judges as it explains itself, attorneys feel.

Suit alleges patient developed Graves disease due to negligent care

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 19, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A patient claims a Belleville doctor failed to recognize her hypothyroidism.

Suit alleges baby died as a result of negligent care

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 15, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Grace Women's Healthcare for allegedly negligently treating her child, resulting in his death.

Suit alleges patient died following colonoscopy

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2019

BELLEVILLE — Metro East Gastroenterology is accused of negligence after a patient died following a colonoscopy.

Madison County jury reaches defense verdict in patient’s suit alleging lacerated bladder

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 12, 2019

A Madison County jury returned a verdict in favor of St. Anthony’s Medical Center and a physician in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient’s bladder was lacerated during a laproscopy procedure.

Woman claims she was terminated for taking FMLA leave

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 11, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A former O'Fallon medical group employee claims she was terminated from her employment for taking time off under the Family Medical Leave Act.

Diabetic man alleges glycometer gave inaccurate readings

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 1, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A diabetic man claims his glycometer provided inaccurate readings, causing him to become sick and suffer hallucinations.

Suit alleges nursing home patient had toe amputated due to ill-fitting shoes

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 31, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — Edwardsville Care Center is accused of putting ill-fitting shoes on a patient, causing her to suffer injuries and an amputated toe.

Suit alleges patient died from poorly monitored coagulation therapy

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 23, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing a physician with The Heart Group after a patient allegedly died due to the defendants' negligence.

Medical malpractice suit at trial in Stobbs’ court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 23, 2019

A medical malpractice suit alleging a woman’s bladder was lacerated during a laproscopy procedure is at trial in Madison County Associate Judge Stobbs’ courtroom.

Fifth District concludes doctor's testimony should be barred in elevator injury suit

By John Sammon | Jan 16, 2019

MT. VERNON – The Appellate Court for the Fifth District of Illinois denied testimony of an examining doctor in the case of a woman hurt on an elevator because her injury medical report was not delivered in a timely manner.

Patient alleges injuries to common bile duct following surgery

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Godfrey woman claims she suffered injuries to her common bile duct following surgery.

Patient alleges injuries from hip arthroplasty

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 10, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A man claims he suffered metallosis following a hip arthroplasty procedure.

Patient alleges injuries following knee replacement surgery

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 1, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County patient is suing a health care providers for allegedly causing her to suffer foot drop and peroneal nerve neurapraxia following surgery.

Patient accuses Maryville health care providers of negligence

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 31, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A patient is suing Maryville health care providers, alleging negligent treatment.

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