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Suit claims collection agency misrepresented amount of debt owed

Louie Torres May 6, 2017, 11:21am

CHICAGO — A McHenry County consumer is suing Creditor's Protection Service Inc., a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection for attempting to collect a higher amount than owed.

Widow sues doctor, Porteno Medical for missed diagnosis

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:15am

A man's family is suing Dr. Gregorio Rosenstein and Porteno Medical Services S.C., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Man claims debt collection agency harassed him over the phone

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:13am

A Chicago man is suing The CCS Companies, a Massachusetts collection agency, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Former Cook County correctional worker files racial, disability discrimination suit against sheriff's office

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:11am

A former correctional facility employee is suing Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart, citing alleged discrimination and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

American Taxi Dispatch says competitor adopted similar name, logo

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:09am

A Mt. Prospect taxi company is suing American Airport Taxi Inc., and its owner Ayman Abdelhadi, citing alleged unfair competition and trademark infringement.

Suit says Symphony South Shore failed to prevent resident's falls, bedsores

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:08am

A resident is suing Symphony of South Shore, a nursing home, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Salesman says Texas e-learning company refused to pay him commission

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:07am

A former salesman is suing Inspired eLearning, based in Texas, citing alleged violation of state law for refusing to pay him commission he claims he earned.

Man alleges personal trainer at Xsport oversaw workout routine that caused injury

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 9:11pm

A man is suing Capital Fitness Inc., which does business as Xsport Fitness, as well as Xsport Personal Training LLC and a personal trainer, saying he was injured while working out using an excessive exercise routine.

Man says St. Alexius doctor caused cardiac episode because of botched catheterization

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 9:08pm

A patient is suing St. Alexius Medical Center, Andrei Pop M.D. and Cardiovascular Associates at Alexian Brothers Heart and Vascular Institute, alleging they punctured one of his arteries during a surgical procedure.

Property owner failed to warn of trip hazard, suit claims

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 9:04pm

A woman is suing Lorraine A. Ormerod individually and as trustee of the Lorraine A. Ormerod and Lutheran Community Services for the Aged Inc., saying she was injured when she tripped on a step.

Patient says Alden Long Grove was negligent in allowing him to fall, suffer injuries

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 9:02pm

A patient is suing Alden-Long Grove Rehabilitation and Health Care Center and related entities, claiming the nursing home was negligent in his care.

Complaint alleges Manor Care staff failed to recognize, treat resident's stroke

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 9:00pm

A woman's family is suing Manor Care of Elk Grove Village IL LLC, Barry Glick M.D. and Elizabeth Gerson ANP, alleging the facility and defendant staff were negligent in their care for the now deceased woman.

Suit claims hospital failed to diagnose decedent's vascular condition

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 8:58pm

A man is suing Northwestern University Lake Forest Hospital, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and four doctors, alleging a missed diagnosis led to his relative's death.

Woman claims late relative experienced multiple falls at nursing home

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 8:55pm

An estate representative is suing Alexian Village of Elk Grove; Manor Care of Elk Grove Village; and Friendship Village of Schaumburg, alleging negligence for allowing a former resident to be injured in a fall.

Patient says Loyola University over injury from tracheal tube during surgery

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 5:50pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing Loyola University Health System; Loyola University Medical Center d/b/a Loyola Medicine or Loyola Hospital; and Anya Raskin M.D., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Bakers' union says Bridgeport Bakery failed to pay into group's funds

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 5:48pm

CHICAGO — A bakers' union is suing Ronald J. Pavelka d/b/a Bridgeport Bakery, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay into its benefit funds.

Plumbing company alleges former employee took confidential information to competitor

Louie Torres May 3, 2017, 5:47pm

CHICAGO — A plumbing company is suing former employee Michael Shudy and Fettes Love & Sieben Inc., its competitor whom Shudy joined after termination, citing alleged breach of duty and fraud.

Suit claims Alden Valley Ridge nursing home failed to properly care for resident

Louie Torres May 2, 2017, 2:58pm

An administrator is suing Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & Health Care Center, and related entities; Amita Health Adventists Glenoaks Hospital; and William J. Pankau M.D., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Surviving spouse claims Glenbrook Hospital failed to treat infection leading to wife's death

Louie Torres May 2, 2017, 2:55pm

A man is suing Northshore University Health System Glenbrook Hospital, and doctor Undine Buehling, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent an infection that led to his wife's death.

Undiagnosed heart condition allegedly led to man's death at Community First Medical

Louie Torres May 2, 2017, 2:53pm

A woman is suing Community First Healthcare of Illinois Inc., which does business as Community First Medical Center, and doctors Seth Jin Kutik and Adam J. Black, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence in her father's care, leading to his death.