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Woman sues city, park district over fall on sidewalk

D Feb. 25, 2014, 4:24pm

A woman is suing the city of Chicago and the park district after falling in a park.Maria M. Algarin filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the city of Chicago and the Chicago Park District, citing negligence.The lawsuit states Algarin was using the sidewalk in and around Berteau and Long/Portage Park on Feb. 18, 2013, when she fell and sustained injuries.Algarin is seeking

Suit is filed against long-term care facility

D Feb. 21, 2014, 3:37pm

The heir to a nursing home resident is suing the facility over neglect in the care of her relative.Maryellen Richard, as administrator for the estate of Ethlynn Richard, filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 against Berkshire Nursing and Rehab Center LLC, citing neglect.The lawsuit states Ethlynn Richard was admitted to the center on Dec. 15, 2012. She died July 25, with health issues including multiple injuries,

Baseball player sues college, coaches

D Feb. 21, 2014, 3:32pm

A college baseball player is suing the college and its coaching staff after he was struck in the head with a baseball.Luke Coffman filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Bill Storrs Jr., Bill Storrs, Tim Wilson, Illinois Community College District 515 and Praire State College, citing negligence.The lawsuit states Coffman was a student and a ballplayer for Prairie State College,

Landlord sued after woman is injured on premises

D Feb. 21, 2014, 3:22pm

A Cook County woman is suing over claims she was injured on the property where she is a tenant.Cindy Decarlo filed a lawsuit Feb. 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Paul Zuro, citing premises liability.According to the complaint, on March 1, 2012, Decarlo tripped in a patched up hole near the garage of the premises owned by Zuro on Minocqua Street in Park Forest, where she was a tenant. Zuro

Dog owner sued after passerby claims he was bitten

D Feb. 21, 2014, 3:16pm

A man is suing over claims he was bitten by a dog on North Linder Avenue.Bruce Marcus filed a lawsuit Feb. 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Elsa Morales, citing the Animal Control Act and negligence.According to the complaint, on Aug. 16, Marcus was walking past the fence containing Morales's dog on North Linder Avenue when the dog attacked Marcus without provocation. Marcus says he was

Park Packing Company sued after woman is injured on premises

D Feb. 21, 2014, 3:12pm

A woman is suing over claims she was injured on the wet floor of the Park Packing Company.Marilyn Mullens filed a lawsuit Feb. 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Park Packing Company, citing premises liability.According to the complaint, on June 27, Mullens was on the Park Packing premises on West 41st Street in Chicago when she slipped on a wet patch on the floor and was injured. The defendant

Target sued after woman slips on ice in parking lot

D Feb. 21, 2014, 3:08pm

A Cook County woman is suing over claims she was injured in the icy parking lot of a Target store.Rebecca Coffey filed a lawsuit Feb. 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Target Corporation and Ferrandino & Son Inc.According to the complaint, on Feb. 9, 2013, Coffey slipped on an icy patch in the parking lot of the Target on East Rand Road in Arlington Heights and was injured. Ferrandino

Target sued after shopper slips on wet floor

D Feb. 20, 2014, 5:01pm

A woman is suing over claims she was injured on the slippery floor of a Target.Holly Gorski filed a lawsuit Feb. 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Target Corporation, citing premises liability.According to the complaint, on Nov. 8, 2012, Gorski was shopping at the Target on West Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg when she slipped on a slippery substance on the floor of an aisle and was injure

Nursing home sued after man's death

D Jan. 20, 2014, 3:53pm

A woman is suing after her father developed an infection and died in a nursing home.Kathleen A. Deeds, as independent administrator of the estate of Willis L. Deeds, deceased, filed a lawsuit Jan. 16 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Trilogy Healthcare of Will LLC, doing business as St. James Manor & Villa, Yasser Farid M.D. and Julia Harris M.D., respondents in discovery, citing negligence

City of Chicago cites eminent domain for intersection adjustments

D Jan. 9, 2014, 3:48pm

The city of Chicago looks to eminent domain to acquire land necessary to reconfigure intersection.The city of Chicago filed a complaint Jan. 3 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Exoho Associates Limited Partnership, Hinsdale Bank and Trust Company, Riverbend LLC, Mangrum Glass and Mirror, Yogurt Factory LLC, Outdoor Space, Plote Construction, Bijora Inc., Douglas Ventures LLC, Vision Quest Coaching,