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Woman files malpractice suit after allegedly faulty knee replacement surgery

The Cook County Record May 13, 2016, 8:39pm

CHICAGO – A woman alleges that a knee replacement was negligently performed and is seeking damages.

Patient alleges nursing home negligence caused her injuries

The Cook County Record May 13, 2016, 3:15pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing a Chicago nursing home, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and suffering.

Family accuses suing long term care facilities of wrongful death

The Cook County Record May 11, 2016, 1:00pm

CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing a Chicago long term care facility, alleging its negligence caused a relative's death.

Cyclist alleges he was injured by drywall

The Cook County Record May 10, 2016, 8:40pm

CHICAGO – A man has filed suit against two construction companies working on a South Justine Street project alleging he was injured while riding his bike.

Truck driver alleges he was injured by forklift at Johnstown Wire Technologies Inc.

The Cook County Record May 10, 2016, 8:33pm

CHICAGO – A truck driver alleges that he was injured in a warehouse of a metal wire company.

Guardian accuses Jackson Square Skilled Nursing and Living Center of negligence

The Cook County Record May 6, 2016, 10:17pm

CHICAGO – A guardian alleges the negligence of a Chicago care facility cased injuries to a disabled man.

Husband accuses Joliet long-term care facility of wrongful death

The Cook County Record May 6, 2016, 2:38pm

CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing a Joliet long-term care facility, alleging negligence caused the death of his wife. 

Wife blames construction contractors for husband's death

The Cook County Record May 5, 2016, 2:40pm

CHICAGO — A special administrator is suing contractors, alleging their negligence caused the death of her husband at a construction site.

Patient targets estate of late doctor, alleges medical negligence

The Cook County Record May 5, 2016, 1:47pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing health care providers, including the estate of a deceased doctor, alleging lack of care in the examining and treatment of the plaintiff.

Snow removal service alleges heavy equipment dealer owes more than $540,000

The Cook County Record May 5, 2016, 1:26pm

CHICAGO — A Markham snow removal service is suing an Elmhurst heavy equipment dealer, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay more than $540,000.

Cook County man accuses Chicago police of unlawful arrest, beating

The Cook County Record May 5, 2016, 1:16pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man is suing the city of Chicago and city police offers, alleging he was arrested unlawfully and physically attacked. 

A woman is suing food provides and university for alleged negligence

The Cook County Record May 5, 2016, 5:05am

Woman sues food provides and universityCHICAGO — A woman is suing Aramark Management LLC and the University of Chicago, food provides and university, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.Salina Chavira filed a complaint on April 13, in the Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants alleging that they failed to exercise reasonable care under the circumstances.According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, on April 8,, she was injured when the agent of defendant Aramark spi

Insurance company seeks damages after house fire

The Cook County Record Apr. 30, 2016, 9:54pm

CHICAGO – An insurance company has filed a suit against a Downers Grove construction company alleging that its employees' negligence caused a house fire.

Northeast Bank alleges loan has not been paid

The Cook County Record Apr. 30, 2016, 9:47pm

CHICAGO – A Maine banking institution alleges it is owed more than $2 million.

Cook County resident accuses city of wrongful death

The Cook County Record Apr. 30, 2016, 9:26pm

CHICAGO – A mother alleges that her unarmed son was shot seven times by a police officer.

Parents, child file suit against health care providers over obstetrical care

The Cook County Record Apr. 27, 2016, 8:11pm

CHICAGO – A couple has filed suit against a doctor alleging that the mother was not properly evaluated during her pregnancy.

Parents allege prescribed morphine was cause of son's death

The Cook County Record Apr. 27, 2016, 7:59pm

CHICAGO – The parents of a teen have filed a wrongful death suit against several physicians, pharmacies and health care facilities.

Mother accuses medical professionals of negligence

The Cook County Record Apr. 27, 2016, 2:41pm

CHICAGO — A mother is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and other health professionals, alleging negligence in the treatment of her son. 

Physician accuses Cook County hospital systems of retaliatory discharge

The Cook County Record Apr. 27, 2016, 12:50pm

CHICAGO — A DuPage County physician is suing the Cook County health system, alleging breach of contract, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Some pushing bankruptcy as solution to troubled Illinois public budgets

The Cook County Record Apr. 20, 2016, 4:19pm

In Illinois, increasing pension obligations are consuming more of its taxpayers’ dollars, pushing cities and towns to cut core services and raise property taxes just to keep up with the payments, policy experts say.