December 22, 2007

Cook County, Illinois hospitals sued for faulty mammograms

by Levin & Perconti

Stroger Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and other Cook County medical clinics face Illinois medical malpractice lawsuits over faulty mammograms in two separate cases. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of an Illinois medical malpractice victim who passed away from breast cancer. The Illinois medical malpractice lawsuit claims that the victim was not told about her cancer soon enough to save her life. The lawsuit claims that the victim went to a Chicago Clinic in early 2005 and was told that the abnormal appearance of her breasts was just because she was “just old.” A mammogram just a few months later showed stage 3 breast cancer.

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