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U.S. women's soccer players say they deserve equal pay to USMNT, and may have a case

Taryn Phaneuf Jul. 23, 2016, 12:18am

Members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team are mounting a campaign on the field and under the law to secure pay equivalent to their male counterparts. And since the men's and women's players work for the same parent organization, the women may have a case, a local economics professor and former litigator said - and may make it harder for other female athletes to follow.

ILRB says Oak Lawn OK to ask arbitrator to sign off on rule requiring firefighters to live within 50 miles

Carrie Salls Jul. 23, 2016, 12:08am

The Illinois Labor Relations Board has ruled the Village of Oak Lawn can talk with the union representing its firefighters about establishing a rule requiring the village's firefighters to live within 50 miles of Oak Lawn.

Suit alleges death linked to nursing home negligence

Louie Torres Jul. 22, 2016, 2:30pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., d/b/a Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Falls, pressure sores blamed on alleged negligence

Louie Torres Jul. 22, 2016, 2:25pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Manor Care of South Holland IL LLC, Manorcare Health Services LLC and owner Paul Ormond, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Estate administrator accuses nursing home of negligence

Louie Torres Jul. 22, 2016, 2:12pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing South Loop Living & Rehab Center LLC, South Loop Skilled Nursing Facility LLC, Warren Barr South Loop, St. Agnes Manor Inc. and St. Agnes Health Care and Rehab Center in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Nursing home resident alleges negligence

Louie Torres Jul. 22, 2016, 2:01pm

CHICAGO — A nursing home resident is suing Park Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, Park Villa, Park Villa Nursing and Rehab Center, Villa Healthcare Management Inc. and Villa Financial Services LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Nursing home accused of negligence

Louie Torres Jul. 21, 2016, 1:30pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Peterson Park Associates LLC, Peterson Park Associates LLC d/b/a Peterson Park Health Care Center and Peterson Park Health Care Center, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Former patient of counseling service alleges poor care

Louie Torres Jul. 21, 2016, 1:25pm

CHICAGO — A former patient is suing Brad K. Greenspan, M.D., and Linda L. Hines, PH.D., P.C., care providers at Lakeside Psychology and Counseling Services, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man claims medical care fell short

Louie Torres Jul. 21, 2016, 1:16pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing three physicians – Joel Sugar, Jacob T. Wilensky and Ahmad A. Aref – alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman blames hospital for injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 21, 2016, 1:06pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center d/b/a The University of Chicago Medicine, a hospital, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Rauner forms panel to study reform of school funding formula

Russell Boniface Jul. 21, 2016, 10:31am

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced the creation of a bipartisan commission to study the state’s controversial school funding formula.

Illinois AG reaches settlement with VW in emissions scandal

Dawn Geske Jul. 20, 2016, 11:02pm

A settlement has been reached by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office over the emissions scandal still engulfing automaker Volkswagen, potentially bringing Illinois and its residents more than $276 million.

Suit blames nursing home for resident's falls

Louie Torres Jul. 20, 2016, 6:19pm

CHICAGO — An administrator is suing Manor Care of Homewood Illinois LLC, d/b/a Manorcare of Homewood, and Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, d/b/a Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehab Center, in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Estate administrator accuses nursing home of poor care

Louie Torres Jul. 20, 2016, 6:13pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Alden-Valley Ridge Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc., d/b/a Alden Valley Ridge Rehabilitation & Health Care Center; and Alden Management Services Inc., in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Nursing home accused of not meeting standard of care

Louie Torres Jul. 20, 2016, 6:08pm

CHICAGO — A man acting in an attorney-in-fact role is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Elmhurst Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man claims nursing home care fell short

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2016, 6:32pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing South Suburban Rehabilitation Center LLC, South Suburban Rehabilitation Center and South Suburban Rehab Center, alleging negligence in nursing home care.