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Suit claims Advanced Urology, VHS West Suburban Medical liable for failed surgery

Louie Torres May 30, 2017, 10:05am

A couple is suing Alan Y. Sadah M.D., Advanced Urology Center S.C. and VHS West Suburban Medical Center Inc., claiming the wife was injured by complications from a reconstructive surgery.

Surgeon with Broadway Orthopedics allegedly negligent in failed hip replacement

Louie Torres May 30, 2017, 10:04am

A patient is suing Alfred Akkeron M.D.; Broadway Orthopedics Ltd.; and Westlake Hospital, alleging negligence for injuries he suffered during a surgery.

Estate sues Southview Manor for negligence stemming from fall, bedsores

Louie Torres May 29, 2017, 10:29pm

A deceased woman's family is suing Southview Manor, EMI Enterprises Inc. and 6865 Financial Inc., alleging negligence.

Cook County, sheriff alleged liable for employee's early retirement

Louie Torres May 29, 2017, 10:27pm

A man is suing Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart, Cook County and human resources administrator Wyola, alleging discrimination, retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Man claims Bedford Park brewery failed to pay back loan

Louie Torres May 29, 2017, 10:25pm

A man is suing 5 Rabbit Cerveceria Inc., of Bedford Park, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to make good on a loan.

Duracell claims distributor engaged in 'gray market' sales of its batteries

Louie Torres May 29, 2017, 10:23pm

Chicago-based Duracell is suing JRS Ventures Inc., a Missouri corporation, citing alleged unfair competition for its distribution practices.

Suit alleges Alden Lakeland failed to address resident's risk for falls, bedsores

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:38am

A patient is suing Clark Manor Convalescent Center, Clark Manor CNV Center, J.S. Affiliates Ltd. and Alden Lakeland, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Former Diamand's Family Restaurant employee alleges unpaid wages

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:30am

An employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against Diamand's Family Restaurant Inc., George Diamantopoulos, Jim Diamantopoulos and Panagiotis Diamantopoulos, citing alleged unpaid wages, violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Magnatek claims Travelers Indemnity Company wrongfully denied claim

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:28am

A Wisconsin-based manufacturer is suing The Travelers Indemnity Company and Travelers Casualty and Surety Company, formerly known as The Aetna Casualty and Surety Company, alleging breach of contract and breach of duty.

Symphony of Chicago, Jackson Square allegedly failed to prevent bedsores

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:25am

A woman is suing Symphony of Chicago and Symphony of Chicago West, and Jackson Square Skilled Nursing and Living Center, claiming a deceased relative developed bedsores while there.

Woman claims she was injured when sign fell on her at Sluggers Restaurant & Bar

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:22am

A woman is suing R.B.I. Sluggers Inc., the operator of Sluggers Restaurant and Bar, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Suit claims negligence by Advocate Health and Hospitals, Silver Cross Hospital

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:21am

A widow is suing Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation, Silver Cross Hospital and Medical Centers and eight staff members, alleging negligence.

Patient alleges surgeon at Mercy Hospital made faulty incision

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:17am

A patient is suing Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, and Franciscso Quinteros M.D., claiming negligence.

Suit claims The Grove at the Lake was negligent in letting resident develop bedsores

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:14am

A woman is suing Grove at the Lake Skilled Nursing Facility LLC, which does business as The Grove at the Lake, and Legacy Healthcare Network LLC, alleging negligence for failing to prevent a deceased relative's bedsores.

Server says Benny the Bull injured her while being carried off court after his own injury

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:13am

A woman is suing Barry F. Anderson a/k/a Benny the Bull and the Chicago Bulls, alleging that the mascot injured her during a game.

Symphony of Bronzeville allegedly allowed former patient to develop pressure sores

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:57pm

An estate administrator is suing Symphony of Bronzeville; Bronzeville Park Skilled Nursing & Living Center; Warren Barr South Loop; and Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, alleging negligence and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Couple claims Landscape LLC CEO fired them in retaliation

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:55pm

A couple is suing Imaginary Landscape LLC and Brian J. Moloney, a web-design company and its CEO, citing alleged retaliation.

Patient claims doctor failed to diagnose blood clot, leading to amputation

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:53pm

A patient is suing Penny Hutchinson M.D., Evergreen Emergency Services Ltd. and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Suit alleges BNSF Railway failed to prevent employees' asbestosis

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:51pm

Seven employees are suing BNSF Railway Company, alleging a hostile work environment and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Couple claims wife suffered injuries during surgery at UCMC

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:49pm

A husband and wife are suing Sandra Culbertson M.D., The University of Chicago Medical Center and Palos Community Hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.