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Men seek damages from Chicago, police officer over Taser use

Louie Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 11:51pm

Two men are alleging assault, battery, excessive force and violation of civil rights by a Chicago police officer who tasered them. 

Woman blames Advocate Health for injury from fall in parking garage stairway at Lutheran General

Louie Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 11:48pm

A woman is suing Advocate Health, alleging she was injured in an unsafe stairway in the parking garage at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

Lexington Health Care Center of Orland Park accused of failure to provide proper supervision

Louie Torres Sep. 12, 2016, 9:14pm

The family of a nursing home resident is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Orland Park Inc. on her behalf, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Rush University Medical Center, physicians accused of poor care leading to teen's death

Louie Torres Sep. 12, 2016, 9:11pm

The family of a deceased 17-year-old girl are suing a hospital and several medical professionals in a wrongful death claim.

Wrongful death claim targets doctors, Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center

Louie Torres Sep. 12, 2016, 9:06pm

The family of a deceased woman has filed a wrongful death claim against several medical professionals and a hospital, alleging they didn't properly treat a pulmonary embolism.

Cambridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center accused of negligence in wrongful death claim

Louie Torres Sep. 12, 2016, 9:01pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man blames Palos Community Hospital for development of pressure sores

Louie Torres Sep. 12, 2016, 8:59pm

A patient is suing Palos Community Hospital, alleging negligence in connection with the development of pressure sores.

Landlord accused of breaching lease by demolishing building, not providing new salon location

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 5:21pm

A hair salon is suing its landlord, Windy City RE LLC, alleging breach of contract and fraud after the real estate company allegedly demolished the building in which the salon was located, and failed to provide equivalent space elsewhere in which to operate.

Doctor, hospital accused of negligence in colostomy

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 5:13pm

A patient claims he underwent a colostomy despite contraindications.

Intelligentsia Group LLC, guarantors accused of failing to pay debt

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 5:11pm

A financial institution is suing Intelligentsia Group LLC and its guarantors, Brice Leckpa and Arnaud Tawud, alleging breach of contract through failure to pay a debt.

Man claims Climate Master Mechanical Contractors employee assaulted him

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 5:09pm

A man is suing Climate Master Mechanical Contractors Inc. and one of its employees, alleging assault, battery, negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Renaissance Park South, Oak Lawn Respiratory and Rehabilitation Center accused of negligence in woman's care

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 5:06pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing a nursing home, saying they didn't do enough to minimize the woman's risk of stroke.

Man blames landlord for his injuries in a fire, saying owner didn't install smoke detectors, fire escape

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 5:04pm

A man is suing Equitybuild Inc., a property owner, saying the landlord didn't install smoke detectors, fire doors and a fire escape, causing him to be injured in a fire.

Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital accused of not preventing development of sacral ulcers

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 5:00pm

A patient is suing Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital and Care Network and Ray Lee, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care in connection with the development of sacral ulcers.

Ultra Foods, others accused of negligence in connection with slip, fall

Louie Torres Sep. 9, 2016, 4:57pm

A woman is suing over an alleged fall over a wet rug in a store.

Riffner Firm, others accused of poor legal representation

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2016, 10:09pm

Two Illinois real estate companies and an individual are suing Robert Riffner; Scott Barber; Riffner, Barber, LLC; The Riffnew Firm, PC; and John M. Driscoll, law firms and lawyers, citing alleged negligence.

Mother claims gym teacher's lack of supervision led to her son breaking his arm, wrist

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2016, 10:07pm

A minor and his guardian are suing a physical education teacher for Schaumburg Consolidated School District 54, alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Mother says carbon monoxide leak at school injured children

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2016, 11:38am

A mother of two minor children is suing the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools and the Public Building Commission of Chicago, alleging her children were harmed by carbon monoxide leaking from improperly maintained boilers.

Property owner accused of not maintaining a roof, which later collapsed

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2016, 11:34am

A couple is suing Richardson Property Management Inc. and Frank Richardson, property owner, alleging negligence in connection with a roof collapse.

Couple claim medical professionals fell short in brain-scan interpretation

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2016, 11:31am

A couple is suing doctors and a suburban medical practice, asserting Rajit Shantaram Shetty, M.D.; Uday N. Narahari, M.D.; and Dupage Medical Group, Ltd. d/b/a Dupage Medical Group misread a brain scan, leading to injuries and further treatments for one of the plaintiffs.