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IRS accuses former employee of defrauding agency

Louie Torres Apr. 1, 2017, 10:41pm

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is suing Robert J. O'Donnell, a former IRS agent, for allegedly misrepresenting how many hours he worked for the agency over a five-year period.

Applebee's franchisee allegedly failed to pay employees overtime wages

Louie Torres Apr. 1, 2017, 10:38pm

Employees of an Applebee's location have filed a class-action lawsuit against franchisees RMH Franchise Corp., RMH Illinois LLC and RMH Franchise Holdings Inc. for allegedly not paying them for overtime work they performed.

Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to prevent bed sores

Louie Torres Apr. 1, 2017, 10:36pm

An administrator of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for alleged failing to take measures to prevent the patient from developing bed sores.

Lawsuit: Pressure sores led to amputation at Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Louie Torres Apr. 1, 2017, 10:34pm

An administrator of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC and four nurses for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure ulcers that purportedly resulted in the patient undergoing a leg amputation.

Building owner seeks unpaid rent from West Diversey convenience store

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 7:11pm

A landlord is suing 7-12 Food Mart Inc., a convenience store, citing alleged breach of contract for unpaid rent.

Pete's Liquor Store allegedly failed to take safety measures to prevent fall

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 3:20am

A former customer is suing Pete's Liquor Store Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her from tripping and falling when she stepped on a depression in the floor that was purportedly covered by a mat.

LA Playita Inc allegedly failed to pay employees for overtime work

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 3:10am

Three employees are suing LA Playita Inc., LA PLayita II Inc. and Gerardo Meza for alleged unpaid wages and violations of minimum wage laws and workers' compensation acts.

Illinois Sports Facilities Authority allegedly failed to prevent injury at White Sox stadium

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 3:08am

A woman is suing the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority and Standard Parking Corporation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her from tripping over the leg of a barricade at a baseball stadium.

Old Country Buffet allegedly failed to take measures to prevent fall on slippery floor

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 2:05am

A restaurant patron is suing Old Country Buffet for allegedly failing to prevent her from falling on a slippery floor.

Imperial Grove Pavilion allegedly failed to prevent patient's injuries

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 2:03am

A representative of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Imperial Grove Pavilion, a nursing facility, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from being injured while en route to a hospital.

Cook County Sheriff's Department detective allegedly responsible for car accident

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 2:02am

An Oak Park woman is suing a Cook County Sheriff's Office detective, the Cook County Sheriff's Department and Cook County for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her from being injured in a car accident she claims the detective caused.

Children's Home + Aid allegedly failed to prevent abuse of minors

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:59am

A representative of two minors is suing Eric Nichols, Children's Home + Aid and several Children's Home employees for allegedly failing to take measures to ensure the safety of two minors who were being sexually abused.

MD Management allegedly failed to prevent employee from assaulting resident

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:57am

A Chicago man is suing MD Management, Mijenko Protega, Bryant Blake and Byron Blake for alleged physical assault, battery and negligence.

Class action: Grubhub texts violated federal law

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:54am

A consumer recently filed a class action lawsuit against Grubhub for alleged violations of telephone harassment statutes.

Concrete Structures of the Midwest allegedly failed to take safety measures to prevent injury

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:51am

An ironworker is suing Power Construction Company LLC and Concrete Structures of the Midwest Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent him from twisting his knee at a construction site.

Woman alleges property owner failed to prevent space heater fire

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:49am

A Chicago Heights woman is suing the estate of Tyree Miller Sr., a property owner, for allegedly failing to inspect a defective space heater and provide sufficient fire extinguishers and alarms. 

Symphony of Orchard Valley allegedly failed to prevent choking

Louie Torres Mar. 29, 2017, 1:37am

A deceased man's family is suing Symphony of Orchard Valley, Countryside Care Center and Symphony Financial Services LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from choking on a three-inch-long piece of food.

Symphony of Morgan Park allegedly failed to prevent choking death

Louie Torres Mar. 29, 2017, 1:25am

A representative for the estate of a deceased patient is suing Symphony of Morgan Park, which was formerly known as Renaissance Park South LLC, as well as Nucare Services Corporation and Maestro Consulting Services LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from fatally choking on a piece of candy.

Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 1:04am

An administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital and Kindred - Chicago Central Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure sores.

Manor Care of Palos Heights allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 1:02am

A deceased patient's family is suing Manor Care of Palos Heights, a nursing facility, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure sores.