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Fliers launch antitrust class action vs American, United, Southwest, Delta airlines, allege collusion on airfares, capacity, fees

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 @ 10:11am by Dana Herra

A class action lawsuit has been launched against the four major U.S. airlines, riding the wings of a federal investigation into whether the airlines colluded to keep domestic airfares high, even as their costs have fallen.. more...

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Court action alleges Catholic Church failed to protect boys from convicted sexual abuser priest Maday

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:16pm by Dan Harkins

An unnamed Cook County man is suing the local diocese of the Catholic Church, alleging failure to protect minors from sexual abuse at the hands of a since-convicted priest during the man's time as an altar boy at a Chicago church.

Parking lot worker alleges injuries from exploding equipment

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:04pm by Carol Ostrow

A Cook County man filed suit against Trusco Manufacturing Co. and Airgas North Central Inc., claiming negligence in a 2013 accidental explosion of equipment he was using in a parking lot.

Widow sues Springfield dentist for husband's death following oral surgery

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 11:29am by Jonathan Bilyk

The wife of a man who died allegedly as a result of complications from oral surgery to remove multiple teeth has sued a Springfield dentist for wrongful death.

Southwest, Boeing, Hamilton Sundstrand sued over cabin depressurization on flight

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 11:18am by Jonathan Bilyk

A man who claims his eardrum was ruptured during a rapid loss of cabin pressure during an April flight from Las Vegas is suing the airline operating the flight and the companies who built the aircraft and the cabin pressurization system that allegedly failed.

Patient blames doctor for Oxycontin addiction

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 6:21pm by Dan Harkins

A patient is suing his former doctor and his employing hospital, alleging the doctor prescribed increasing dosages of a narcotic medication when he should have known the patient was addicted.

Edward Hospital, doctors sued over allegedly missing brain damage signs

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 6:07pm by Dan Harkins

A hospital and several doctors are being sued for allegedly overlooking critical brain damage during a boy's emergency room visit.

Woman sues beauty supply store owner for false accusation of theft

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 @ 11:58pm by Jonathan Bilyk

A woman has filed a defamation suit against a beauty supply store, the owner of which she claims loudly and falsely accused her of theft.

Cyclist sues over injuries from bike-lane accident with car

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 @ 11:43pm by Dan Harkins

A bicyclist is suing the driver of a vehicle who allegedly collided with him in a bicycle lane in Buffalo Grove.

Insurer says roofer should pay for $500K in damage to Harper College lecture hall

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 @ 11:32pm by Jonathan Bilyk

An insurance company representing William Rainey Harper College in Palatine is suing a roofing company, claiming the roofers caused almost $500,000 in damage when their effort to replace a section of roof on a college building caused the ceiling to collapse into a lecture hall.

Family alleges premature discharge from Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital led to sick man’s death

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 @ 3:11pm by Jonathan Bilyk

The family of a man who died after allegedly being discharged too soon from a hospital to a nursing home has sued the doctors and the hospital they allege are responsible for his death.