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Restaurant blamed for mother's alleged drunk driving

Hoang Tran Feb. 12, 2016, 9:52pm

Representatives of an infant are going to court against a restaurant for damages, claiming that the business is responsible for the baby's mother’s motor vehicle accident.

Universal Beauty Products Inc. claims landlord denied access to properties

Hoang Tran Feb. 12, 2016, 9:39pm

CHICAGO – A business alleges that its landlord has unlawfully and illegally blocked it from accessing its properties.

Estate of cancer victim files wrongful death suit

Hoang Tran Feb. 12, 2016, 9:27pm

CHICAGO – Parents of a cancer victim are taking the doctors who treated their son to court over claims of wrongful death.

Former radio personality is being taken to court over an allegedly unpaid loan

Hoang Tran Feb. 12, 2016, 9:09pm

CHICAGO – A Cook County woman is seeking damages from former radio personality over an allegedly unpaid loan.

Railway employee blames Norfolk Southern for injuries

Hoang Tran Nov. 30, 2015, 1:38pm

A Cook County railway employee is suing his company, alleging negligence for severe injuries he suffered on the job.

High schools, districts not in open field yet on football concussion lawsuits, but recent dismissal raises bar

Hoang Tran Nov. 17, 2015, 10:34pm

High schools in Illinois could still face legal trouble over the traumatic brain injuries suffered by the state's high school football players. But the legal bar potential plaintiffs must clear when suing Illinois' statewide high school athletics association has been raised, following a Cook County judge's decision to toss a class action over just that issue.

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of state law designating SEIU as representative of Illinois home caregivers, child care providers

Hoang Tran Nov. 11, 2015, 12:11pm

Six Illinois child care providers and home caretakers displeased with being forced by state law to have the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represent them have filed a federal lawsuit in Chicago asking the state to strike down the law and remove the SEIU as their union representative.

IIT-Chicago Kent law student takes fight for FAA drone regulation info to federal court

Hoang Tran Nov. 5, 2015, 4:52pm

A second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has launched a legal fight with the Federal Aviation Administration over the agency’s lack of speed in responding to his request for information on the agency’s regulations of drone aircraft.

Cook County man sues Chicago taxi company after he was pinned between cabs

Hoang Tran Oct. 19, 2015, 2:01pm

A Cook County man is suing Chicago cab companies and a driver, alleging negligence and neglect when he says he was pinned between two taxi cabs while loading his luggage.

Cook County Democratic Party makes endorsements for judicial spots on March 2016 primary ballot

Hoang Tran Oct. 15, 2015, 11:54am

The Democratic Party of Cook County has endorsed its candidates for the judicial benches in the Cook County Circuit Court and Illinois First District Appellate Court, and party officials said they believe the "diverse" group represents the region well.

Eyes are on the skies as FAA fines SkyPan for airspace violations

Hoang Tran Oct. 14, 2015, 11:03am

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced the largest civil penalty against an unmanned drone aircraft operator, SkyPan. The agency is fining SkyPan $1.9 million, claiming that between March 21, 2012, and Dec. 15, 2014, SkyPan conducted 65 unauthorized operations in the congested skies of heavily populated cities, including Chicago and New York.