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Chicago man slaps whistleblower suit against Plants Inc. over firing

The Cook County Record Aug. 7, 2014, 10:15am

A Chicago man has filed a whistleblower suit against his former employer, claiming he was fired for complaining about its allegedly deceptive marketing and unlicensed use of pesticides.

Man blames homeowner for ladder fall while picking fruit

The Cook County Record Aug. 6, 2014, 9:15am


Alden-Lakeland nursing home hit with wrongful death suit

The Cook County Record Jul. 14, 2014, 8:30am

The relative of a woman who stayed in a Chicago nursing home is suing over claims it provided negligent care that led to her death.

Man claims Brentwood, Glen Oaks nursing homes neglected his wife

The Cook County Record Jul. 11, 2014, 8:30am


Suit: Dentist extracted man's tooth without consent

The Cook County Record Jul. 10, 2014, 1:40pm

A man is suing a Morton Grove dentist who he claims extracted a tooth without his consent.

Man files wrongful death claim against Berkeley Nursing and Rehab Center

The Cook County Record Jul. 9, 2014, 8:00am


Illinois Supreme Court says state can't cut retiree health benefits

The Cook County Record Jul. 3, 2014, 12:13pm

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that the state cannot force retirees to pay a portion of their health insurance costs.

Family of stroke victim lodges wrongful death suit against Presence Health Care

The Cook County Record Jun. 19, 2014, 1:00pm


Man alleges injury after chair fell apart at Denny's

The Cook County Record Jun. 6, 2014, 11:00am


Widow names Cedar Pointe nursing home in negligence suit over husband's death

The Cook County Record Jun. 4, 2014, 12:00pm


Supreme Court agrees to hear arguments in seven cases

The Cook County Record Jun. 2, 2014, 2:58pm

The Illinois Supreme Court late last month agreed to hear arguments in the following seven cases:

Man claims he fell to the ground because toliet seat wasn't properly secured at Macy's in Woodfield Mall

The Cook County Record May 30, 2014, 4:25pm

A man is suing Macy's, claiming he was injured after a toilet seat slid off a toilet in the restroom of its Woodfield Mall store.

Woman accuses Rush-Presbyterian, RML Specialty Hospital of wrongful death

The Cook County Record May 29, 2014, 11:30am


Tenant accuses Jackson Parkside Apartments of negligence over trip

The Cook County Record May 20, 2014, 9:30am


Fatal car crash spurs wrongful death suit against drivers

The Cook County Record May 16, 2014, 10:00am

The family of a woman killed in a vehicle collision are suing the driver they assert is responsible for the crash, as well as the estate of another driver who died in the accident.

Plaintiff attorneys seeking $7 billion from State Farm in RICO suit make case for Karmeier subpoena

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 1:19pm

CliffordIllinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier should have to submit to a subpoena in a $7 billion racketeering suit against State Farm because he associated with the alleged racketeers, according to Chicago lawyer Robert Clifford.“The amount in controversy is staggering,” Clifford wrote in a May 8 motion to compel Karmeier’s production of documents about his 2004 election to the state high

Collision between customer and pallet ends in suit against Caputo's

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 11:30am

A woman is suing a grocery store chain over allegations one of its employees caused her to collide with a pallet at its Naperville location.

Finger amputation spurs another suit against Sears over Craftsman table saw

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 10:05am

A Delaware man is suing Sears and others over claims he was injured by a table saw.

Stairway slip lands CTA, city in court on premises liability claim

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 9:30am

A man is suing the city, its building commission and transit authorities, claiming he was injured after slipping on wet stairs in a Red Line station.

Couple sues neighbors in Gold Coast condo over flooding, damage

The Cook County Record Apr. 11, 2014, 9:15am

The owners of a condominium located near Chicago's Gold Coast are suing over claims flooding and significant damage were caused by their neighbors' negligence.