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Man alleges Chicago police officer used excessive force

Louie Torres Feb. 10, 2017, 10:38am

A man is suing a Chicago Police officer and the city of Chicago, alleging excessive force and violation of civil rights.

Dr. Francisco Sanchez accused of causing wound during circumcision

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:12pm

A mother and her minor son are suing Dr. Francisco Sanchez, a physician, alleging negligence in medical care.

Beecher Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center accused of negligence in man's care

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:11pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Beecher Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Center Home for Hispanic Elderly accused of failing to provide proper supervision

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:09pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Center Home for Hispanic Elderly LLC, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

TNT Remodeling & Construction accused of breaching contract with church

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:08pm

A church is suing TNT Remodeling & Construction Inc. and Terrence Thomas, an Illinois business and its owner, citing alleged breach of contract and fraud.

University of Chicago Medical Center accused of malpractice in tubal ligation procedure

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:06pm

A patient is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center, alleging medical malpractice.

Presence Resurrection Medical Center, Baxter Healthcare accused of responsibility in overdose

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:05pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Presence Resurrection Medical Center and Baxter Healthcare Corporation, alleging negligence in medical care.

Negligence, wrongful death alleged against St. James Wellness Rehab Villas, others

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 5:03pm

A representative of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Franciscan Alliance Inc., St. James Health - Chicago Heights and St. James Wellness Rehab Villas, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Park Villa Nursing & Rehab Center, others accused of negligence

Louie Torres Feb. 9, 2017, 4:57pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Park Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Villa Financial Services LLC; and a nurse, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Trinity Health accused of negligence in woman's care

Louie Torres Feb. 8, 2017, 1:35pm

A disabled woman's family is suing Trinity Health Corporation, alleging negligence in medical care.

Contractor says Mars Bar, others have failed to pay for work, fixtures

Louie Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 12:25pm

A contractor is suing Reel Deal Inc., which does business as Mars Bar, and associated individuals and entities, including Maria E. Martinez, Mario Martinez, Mariano Martinez, Juan O. Castaneda and Waterfall Olympic Master Fund Grantor Trust Series II, as well as others, citing alleged breach of contract.

Former Evanston city employee alleges harassment, improper termination

Louie Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 12:21pm

A former employee is suing the city of Evanston and a former supervisor at the city, with varying claims against the defendants including breach of contract, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and willful and wanton conduct.

Woman claims nasal surgery left her with septal perforation

Louie Torres Feb. 2, 2017, 1:58pm

A former patient is suing Steven D. Horwitz, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service driver accused of causing motorist's injuries

Louie Torres Feb. 2, 2017, 1:55pm

A man is suing Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service and one of its employees, alleging the employee drove an ambulance into his vehicle and caused him to be injured.

Woman says Chicago's Mercy Hospital and Medical Center failed to prevent injuries

Louie Torres Feb. 1, 2017, 7:21pm

A woman is suing Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, of Chicago; doctors Joao Ubatuba, John Mitchell and Lawrence Steinberg; CVT Surgeons, Ltd.; Northstar Anesthesia of Illinois LLC and associated entities; and RM Anesthesia LLC, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Woman's family claims inadequate care at Advocate Sherman Hospital resulted in ruptured aorta

Louie Torres Feb. 1, 2017, 7:14pm

A woman's family is suing Advocate Sherman Hospital, of Elgin; Dr. Michael Sims; CEP America Illinois LLP; and CEP America-Illinois P.C., alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Woman claims Fitness International failed to prevent assault in women's bathroom at Glenview location

Louie Torres Feb. 1, 2017, 7:11pm

A woman is suing Fitness International, LLC, which does business as LA Fitness, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries at the company's Glenview location.

Woman claims Chicago doctor failed to provide proper care

Louie Torres Feb. 1, 2017, 7:07pm

A woman is suing Dr. Michael Appiagyei, of Chicago, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Chicago man claims police wrongly charged him, detained him for gun crime

Louie Torres Feb. 1, 2017, 7:04pm

A Chicago man is suing the city of Chicago and five police officers, identified as Jason Janopoulous, David Salgado, Rocco Pruger, Bryan Cox and Roberto Ramirez, citing alleged violation of civil rights.

Warren Barr South Loop accused of negligence in nursing home care

Louie Torres Feb. 1, 2017, 5:15pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against South Loop Living & Rehab Center LLC, Warren Barr South Loop, alleging negligence in nursing home care.