Nos. 1-22-0247, 1-22-0504 (cons.).

224 N.E.3d 786 (2022)

2022 IL App (1st) 220247

Brian LESS, Individually and as Independent Administrator of the Estate of Dayna Less, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. MERCY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER, an Illinois Corporation; SDI Security, Inc., an Illinois Corporation; Trinity Health Corporation, an Indiana Corporation; and Margarita Cadena, as Independent Administrator for the Estate of Juan Lopez, Deceased Defendants. (Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, an Illinois Corporation, Defendant-Appellant).

Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Third Division.

Rehearing Denied December 22, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Christopher M. Daddino and Grace Burner , of Cassiday Schade LLP, of Chicago, for appellant.

Matthew J. Piers , Mark S. Dym , Kate E. Schwartz , and Justin Tresnowski , of Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd., of Chicago, for appellee.


¶ 1 In November 2018, an armed assailant shot and killed three people at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center (Mercy Hospital) in Chicago, Illinois. About two months later, the hospital retained two investigators to determine if safety protocols could be improved...

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