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Man did not sidestep bankruptcy court by playing coy, waiting to file personal injury suit: Appeal panel

Dan Churney Feb. 24, 2017, 11:12pm

A bankrupt plaintiff did not try to do an end-run around the bankruptcy court by hiding a personal injury lawsuit from his list of pending claims, an Illinois appeals panel said, reversing a lower court decision that dismissed the lawsuit against the Blain’s Farm & Fleet retail chain. 

Man blames Chicago Research Center for hand being shut in door

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 9:07pm

A man is suing Chicago Research Center Inc. and Malgorzata Szyfer, M.D., LLC, alleging breach of duty.

Patient blames Olympia Fields physicians group for door injuries

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 9:05pm

A Cook County woman is suing an Olympia Fields physicians group, alleging negligence led to her being injured by a door. 

Woman claims Kohl's Department Stores is liable for injuries from trip and fall

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 9:03pm

A woman is suing Kohl's Illinois Inc. and Kohl's Department Stores Inc., alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Dentist claims purchase agreement was tainted by misrepresentations

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:57pm

A dentist is suing Dental Sunshine Professional Corporation and Gloria S. John, D.D.S., citing alleged breach of contract and fraud.

Man says Balmoral Home failed to properly address risk of falling

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:55pm

A patient is suing Balmoral Home Inc., alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Woman blames Kroger Company, others for fall injuries

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:53pm

A woman is suing The Kroger Company and Food 4 Less, CBRE Inc. and Veriet L.L.C., alleging that the defendants' negligence led her to slip and fall.

Man says Walgreens bears responsibility for vision loss

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:51pm

A man is suing Walgreen Co., alleging negligence in connection with a drug prescribed for him by a doctor and filled at a Walgreens pharmacy.

Property restoration business accused of causing hearing problems

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:42pm

A Chicago woman is suing a property restoration business, alleging its negligence damaged her hearing.

Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Extended Care Consulting accused of negligence

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 11:43am

A nursing home resident's family is suing Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ltd. and Extended Care Consulting, LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Attorney says $20 million settlement in Chicago red light camera bribery scandal seems low

Jireh Gibson Feb. 24, 2017, 11:41am

A former red light camera vendor for the city of Chicago has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a $2 million bribery scandal. But the amount of the settlement has raised eyebrows, particularly from the former executive at the vendor company who brought the lawsuit against his former employer on behalf of the city.

New whistleblower suit signals arrival of litigation under new federal food safety rules

Laura Halleman Feb. 23, 2017, 5:44pm

Less than a year after federal regulators established new rules under the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), a whistleblower suit has been filed by an employee of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, potentially signaling more attention for that company and others under the FSMA.

Man claims doctor, Presence St. Mary's Hospital didn't do enough to save his daughter's life

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:34am

A man is suing Presence St. Mary's Hospital and a doctor, saying the health care providers didn't do enough to prevent a woman from suffering cardiac arrest.

Man says TC Pub manager assaulted him, threatened him at gunpoint

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:29am

A man is suing the owners of two Chicago bars, saying they should be held responsible after a manager at one of the bars allegedly attacked him, confined him in a car and threatened him at gunpoint  for undisclosed reasons.

Patient sues Rush University Medical Center for prescribing drug that reduced his eyesight

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:18am

A patient is suing Rush University Medical Center and a doctor, saying they should pay for prescribing him a drug he blames for his diminished eyesight.

Son claims Symphony of Bronzeville failed to prevent father's intestinal bleeding, choking

Louie Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 11:15am

A man's son is suing a nursing facility, saying personnel there didn't do enough to prevent his father from suffering several maladies, including pressure ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding and resultant choking.