Is There Hospital Medical Malpractice Liability for Failure to Provide Specially Trained Nurses ?

In Northern Trust Co. v. Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital, 143 Ill. App. 3d 479, 484-86, 493 N.E.2d 6, 97 Ill. Dec. 524 (1986), the court held that a hospital could be held independently liable for medical malpractice for its failure to provide a specially trained nurse to supervise an infant's overnight care as required by regulations promulgated by the Chicago department of health.