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Former UIC Greek studies professor says colleagues torpedoed tenure application, demands $4 million

Feb. 10, 2016, 6:48pm by Jonathan Bilyk

A fight over the future of Greek studies instruction at the University of Illinois at Chicago has spilled into a local courtroom, where a professor who was denied tenure and lost his position at the university has alleged three of his former colleagues owe him at least $4 million for allegedly sabotaging his tenure application in a bid to redirect donor money to them and save their own jobs. more...

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Label company accuses ex-worker of stealing proprietary information

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CHICAGO — An Illinois firm is suing an ex-employee for allegedly breaking a confidentiality agreement after he left the company to launch a competitor.

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CHICAGO — A Cook County woman says her 69-year-old mother developed serious injuries while a resident of the Manor Care nursing home in Kankakee that contributed to her death.

Patient accuses surgeon of several errors

Feb. 8, 2016, 3:51pm by Robert Hadley

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman claims a surgeon who operated on her to repair a broken shoulder made several errors during the procedure.

Woman accuses caregivers of negligence over mother’s broken hip

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CHICAGO — A Cook County woman says staff at Brentwood Nursing Home failed to properly supervise her mother, allowing her to break her hip.

Patient claims doctor performed needless procedure

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CHICAGO — A Cook County man says a doctor practicing at Edward Hospital performed an allegedly unnecessary cardiac procedure on him without prior consent.

Mother files suit against doctor, hospitals in toddler's death

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CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing a doctor practicing at Homewood Health Center and other facilities for the alleged wrongful death of her 2-year-old son.

Ironworker's father sues over workplace death

Feb. 5, 2016, 3:29pm by Robert Hadley

CHICAGO — A Cook County man is suing three Chicago businesses over the alleged wrongful death of his son from an accident involving a 4,000-pound steel beam.

Landlord's insurer files liability suit over fire

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CHICAGO — The insurance company for Edgewater Place Condominiums is suing an Illinois man, alleging that a fire started in a unit he leased to another tenant.

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CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing Berkeley Nursing and Rehab Center and two other entities over injuries her 73-year-old mother allegedly suffered while she resided at the facility, which the suit says contributed to her death.