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Complaint says Lurie Children's Hospital was negligent leading to 1-year-old's death

Louie Torres May 2, 2017, 2:38pm

Two plaintiffs are suing Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence for the death of their 1-year-old in March 2016.

Loyola University Medical, five doctors sued for alleged substandard care to newborn

Louie Torres May 2, 2017, 2:36pm

A woman is suing Loyola University Medical Center and several of its doctors, citing alleged negligence for failing to properly treat her newborn daughter, causing permanent injuries.

Manor Care of Hinsdale failed to prevent patient from falling, suit says

Louie Torres May 2, 2017, 2:34pm

A patient is suing Manor Care of Hinsdale IL LLC and Manorcare Health Services-Hinsdale, citing alleged negligence for taking insufficient measures to prevent her from falling.

Man claims Central Nursing and Rehab failed to prevent his bedsores

Louie Torres Apr. 30, 2017, 9:48am

A patient is suing Central Nursing Home and Central Nursing & Rehab Center, claiming it failed to provide proper care to him to avoid bedsores.

Man claims he suffered injury to aorta during surgery

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:57am

A patient is suing Advocate South Suburban Hospital, Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation, Rao Uppuluri M.D., Chicago South Suburban Urology and Rajesh V. Patel M.D., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Complaint says Florida property had mold on site, contributing to deceased's illness

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:55am

An estate administrator is suing Dolce Living Communities Residential, also known as DLC Residential LLC, and Dolce Living Investments LLC, a Florida property owner, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Woman sues Allstate, others for allegedly invalidly diverting life insurance payoff to ex-wife

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:07am

A woman is suing Allstate Life Insurance Company, Laurie A. Peterson, Trace James Peterson and the estate of Bruce Peterson, citing alleged fraud.

Kresmery says Commerce and Industry Insurance failed to provide coverage for lawsuit

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:06am

A company is suing Commerce and Industry Insurance Company, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company and Charles Emery, citing alleged breach of contract and breach of duty.

Company sues Walgreens for allegedly selling fitness trackers which infringe its patents

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 5:34pm

A company which has filed numerous other patent infringement lawsuits in the local courts is suing Walgreens, citing alleged patent infringement for technology used in personal fitness devices.

Construction union says SWS Services delinquent on benefit fund contributions

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 5:31pm

A construction workers' labor group is suing SWS Services LLC, an employer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Suit says bank incorrectly reported debt to credit agencies, which failed to investigate

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 5:29pm

A woman is suing Merrick Bank, Experian Information Solutions Inc., TransUnion LLC and Equifax Information Services LLC, citing alleged breach of duty for misinformation in credit reporting.

Couple claims medical center, staff were negligent in missing breast cancer diagnosis

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 5:28pm

A couple is suing Community First Medical Center; Midwest Imaging Professionals LLC; and John C. Kirkpatrick M.D., alleging that the healthcare providers failed to timely diagnose breast cancer.

Class action: Collection agency sent misleading letters on time-barred private student loans

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 5:26pm

A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Asset Recovery Solutions LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Woman says decedent relative suffered from bedsores in nursing facility

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 9:12pm

A woman is suing Paramount of Oak Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center LLC, and a nurse, alleging the facility and its staff didn't take the proper precautions to guard against bedsores with a now-deceased former resident.

Man claims Uber driver drove off before he had left car, causing partial thumb amputation

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 10:05pm

A man is suing Rasier LLC, Uber Technologies Inc. and driver Carlos Polk, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence after he suffered a hand injury while a passenger.

Campus bookstore managers say Follett stiffed them overtime pay

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 10:03pm

Two employees have filed a class action lawsuit against Follett Corporation and Follett Higher Education Group Inc., citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Fifth Third Bank harassed consumer over phone about disputed debt, suit claims

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 10:00pm

A consumer is suing Fifth Third Bank, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Pub patron sues restaurant, owner and attackers, claiming negligence by Pop's Pizza

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:59pm

A man is suing Pop's Pizza & Pub Inc., Rafidia Development LLC and Munir G. Rafidia, pub owner, as well as two other men, who were alleged attackers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Mother claims undiagnosed condition in newborn led to his death

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:58pm

A woman is suing Presence St. Francis Hospital, Presence Chicago Hospitals Network and three doctors, alleging negligence by hospital staff in misdiagnosing a condition in her newborn son led to his death three months later.

North Carolina bike maker says Utah-based bike repair shop defamed it on YouTube

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:55pm

A North Carolina bicycle maker is suing Blue Monkey Bicycles LLC, citing defamation for alleged falsehoods it included in a YouTube video about the plaintiff's products.