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Couple claim negligence led to crushing injuries in elevator accident

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 11:49pm

An employee of a company and his wife are suing Elevator Industries of Illinois Inc., d/b/a Standard Elevator Company; Standard Elevator Building Company; and Chicagoland Community Management Inc., alleging the company should be held responsible for his leg injuries from an allegedly improperly inspected manlift.

Man says business failed to prevent assault

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 11:43pm

A man is suing 3478 North Clark Street Inc., d/b/a Roadhouse 66 Gas N' Grill, alleging they failed to protect him from being assaulted by another person on their property.

Man blames property owner for pneumonia

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 11:41pm

A man is suing landlord S & M Building Management, LLC,, alleging the company's failure to properly inspect the kitchen for gas leaks led to him contracting pneumonia.

Woman blames nursing home for man's death in fifth-floor plunge

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 11:36pm

A woman who is the administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Glenbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., and Glen Health and Home Management Inc. in a wrongful death suit alleging the home's personnel did not properly supervise the man, leading to his death.

Woman blames stroke injuries on negligence

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 4:39pm

A patient is suing Sayed Moeed, M.D., and Metro Medical Group TD, alleging negligence in medical care.

Woman claims sexual assault at treatment center

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 4:32pm

A former resident of a treatment center for adolescent girls with emotional disabilities is suing BHC Streamwood Hospital Inc., Rockford Acquisition Sub Inc., Universal Health Services Inc. and Rock River Academy and Residential Center, alleging that the facility negligently subjected her to emotional distress by placing another resident known to have a history of sexual assaults as her roommate.

Potential property buyer accuses Indigo Realty of breach of contract

Louie Torres Sep. 3, 2016, 8:58pm

CHICAGO – An individual alleges a Palos Hills real estate company prevented him from closing on a sale.

Couple alleges health care providers failed to diagnose condition

Louie Torres Sep. 3, 2016, 8:45pm

CHICAGO – A couple alleges a surgery performed on the husband wasn't consistent with his medical needs.

Dallas hotel sued over sex abuse during massage, woman's fall down stairs while fleeing for help

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 2:54pm

A Chicago woman has filed suit against Hilton Hotels and a spa services company at Hilton's Highland Dallas Curio hotel in Dallas, alleging they did not do enough to prevent sexual abuse she claimed occurred during a massage, prompting her to flee and fall down a stairwell in an attempt to seek help.

Roofer allegedly hurt stepping in covered hole on roof sues contracting companies

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 2:43pm

A roofing worker is suing Easton Homes Inc., Easton Construction Inc., Tri Star Electric Inc., Loop Construction & Remodeling Inc., Loop Construction Inc., J.Z. Plumbing Inc., Jeff Hubbell and Melody Swartz, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in connection with a workplace injury at a home construction site.

Company claims construction firm botched, then abandoned renovation projects

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 2:27pm

A Chicago company is suing Block Construction LLC, alleging breach of contract in the allegedly botched renovations of three of its properties.

Mother demands police preserve evidence of son's alleged suicide attempt while in custody

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 2:06pm

A mother and her son are suing the City of Chicago and its Independent Police Review Authority, alleging police violated the man's civil rights by allowing him to suffer brain injuries during a purported suicide attempt while in custody.

Woman says mistakes during surgery led to her husband's death

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 1:57pm

The wife of a man who died following surgery in 2014 is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center; and several doctors and medical practices, including Mabelle H. Cohen, M.D.; Patroklos Steven Pappas, M.D.; Janet Louise Phelan, M.D.; Antone John Tatooles, M.D.; Danielle Marie Amato, P.A.; Lindsay Christine Jones, P.A.; David Edward Hart, CCP; Sejal S. Modi, CCP; Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, S.C.; and Midwest Anesthesiologists, Ltd., in a wrongful death case alleging negligence in he

Woman blames transport company for fall from wheelchair

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2016, 4:25pm

A patient is suing medical transportation services company Awesome Star Enterprise Inc. and an unknown operator, individually and as agent of Awesome Star Enterprise Inc., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing home accused of falling short in supervision

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2016, 4:24pm

The family of a woman who died while in the care of a nursing home is suing Manor Care of South Holland IL LLC, d/b/a Manorcare Health Services - South Holland; Manorcare Health Services LLC; HCR Manorcare Inc.; and a nurse in a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Bar patron alleges beating by bouncers

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2016, 4:21pm

A patron is suing The Hangge-Uppe Inc., a bar operator, alleging battery and negligence.

Woman says cemetery should pay after she was hurt by fallen gravestone

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2016, 4:20pm

A woman is suing The Catholic Bishop of Chicago and Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery Care, NFP, alleging they should be held responsible for her injuries from a falling headstone.

Man alleges complaint of harassment led to retaliatory firing

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2016, 4:17pm

A former employee is suing Masterform Tool Company and Richard Perales, alleging retaliation and sexual harassment.

Man alleges hostile work environment, sexual harassment

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2016, 4:06pm

A former employee is suing UHES LLC and a company manager, alleging hostile work environment and sexual harassment.

Health providers accused of failing to head off cardiac event

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2016, 4:53pm

A family is suing a doctor, identified as Carl Eybel, and Rush University Medical Center, in a wrongful death claim alleging they didn't do enough to prevent the death of their relative.