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Man claims Uber driver drove off before he had left car, causing partial thumb amputation

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 10:05pm

A man is suing Rasier LLC, Uber Technologies Inc. and driver Carlos Polk, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence after he suffered a hand injury while a passenger.

Campus bookstore managers say Follett stiffed them overtime pay

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 10:03pm

Two employees have filed a class action lawsuit against Follett Corporation and Follett Higher Education Group Inc., citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Fifth Third Bank harassed consumer over phone about disputed debt, suit claims

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 10:00pm

A consumer is suing Fifth Third Bank, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Pub patron sues restaurant, owner and attackers, claiming negligence by Pop's Pizza

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:59pm

A man is suing Pop's Pizza & Pub Inc., Rafidia Development LLC and Munir G. Rafidia, pub owner, as well as two other men, who were alleged attackers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Mother claims undiagnosed condition in newborn led to his death

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:58pm

A woman is suing Presence St. Francis Hospital, Presence Chicago Hospitals Network and three doctors, alleging negligence by hospital staff in misdiagnosing a condition in her newborn son led to his death three months later.

North Carolina bike maker says Utah-based bike repair shop defamed it on YouTube

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:55pm

A North Carolina bicycle maker is suing Blue Monkey Bicycles LLC, citing defamation for alleged falsehoods it included in a YouTube video about the plaintiff's products.

Surrogacy company sues competitor for allegedly violating trademark case settlement

Louie Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 6:51pm

A surrogacy company is suing Conceiveabilities Inc., and Nazca Fontes, owner, citing alleged unfair competition for violating the terms of a trademark case settled late last year.

Patient at Kindred Hospital developed severe sepsis due to improper care, suit alleges

Louie Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 6:48pm

The administrator of an estate is suing Kindred Hospital/Chicago-Lakeshore, Kindred Healthcare Inc. and two of their doctors, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

River Valley Capital says Mount Prospect business defaulted on six-figure vehicle lease

Louie Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 6:46pm

An Iowa corporation is suing A & A Global Inc., and Shamil Semenov, its owner, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay a lease.

Von Technologies failed to pay network engineers overtime wages, class action claims

Louie Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 6:42pm

An IT professional has filed a class action lawsuit against Von Technologies LLC, a network services company, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Patient sues Northwestern Memorial for negligence, claims she developed Stage 5 bedsores

Louie Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 6:40pm

A patient is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Patient at Adventist LaGrange alleges misdiagnosis led to leg amputations

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:28am

A patient is suing Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital, Amita Health Adventist Medical Center and two doctors, claiming they misdiagnosed a vascular condition, resulting in amputations.

Widow says Metra, Village of Elmwood Park responsible for husband's death

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:23am

A widow is suing Metra, a train engineer and another unknown train operator, and the Village of Elmwood Park, claiming her 82-year-old husband was struck and killed by a train due to negligence.

Woman says Wal-Mart responsible for her slip on chicken grease on store floor

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:19am

A woman is suing Wal-Mart Stores Inc., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence for a fall and injuries she claims she experienced two years ago.

Woman says Sinai Health Systems, nurse responsible for burn during 2015 stay

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:15am

A patient is suing a nurse and Sinai Health Systems, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent a burn caused by a hot pack.

Woman says CTA bus driver failed to check if she was seated before accelerating

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:12am

A woman is suing the Chicago Transit Authority and a bus driver, claiming the bus she was riding on accelerated before she was seated, causing injuries.

Complaint claims nursing facility failed to prevent resident's bed sores

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:10am

Two estate representatives are suing Manorcare Health Services-South Holland; Manorcare Health Services LLC; and a nurse, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent their relative's pressure sores.

Man claims Lexington Health Care nursing facility failed to prevent relative's fall

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:08am

A man is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Chicago Ridge Inc. and Lexington Health Care Center Inc., a nursing facility, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Attorney for radio jock Mancow claims Morgan Stanley manager tried to turn client against him

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:50pm

An attorney for Chicago radio personality Erich "Mancow" Muller is suing Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and senior manager Shelley Bergman, citing defamation for allegedly encouraging his client to cut ties with him.

Suit says Aviva Investors refused to pay bonuses to two managers

Louie Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 4:47pm

Two portfolio managers are suing Aviva Investors North America Inc. and Aviva Investors Americas LLC, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay bonuses they say they earned.