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Estate sues Southview Manor for negligence stemming from fall, bedsores

Louie Torres May 29, 2017, 10:29pm

A deceased woman's family is suing Southview Manor, EMI Enterprises Inc. and 6865 Financial Inc., alleging negligence.

Lawsuit: Fired Cook correctional officers should be rehired, because merit board included illegal member

Scott Holland May 26, 2017, 1:55pm

A former Cook County correctional officer who had been terminated in 2015 has asked a judge to order the county to reinstate him and others like him, after a state appeals court found the board that fired them included a member who was never validly appointed.

City Hall: Toss class action over bogus ParkChicago parking tickets; plaintiff never paid ticket

Jonathan Bilyk May 25, 2017, 3:27pm

Chicago City Hall has asked a Cook County judge to toss a class action lawsuit which alleged the city has wrongly issued parking tickets to motorists who had actually paid to park using the ParkChicago smartphone app, as the city says the man who brought the lawsuit actually had never been made to pay an improperly issued parking ticket.

Chicago Public Schools try again to persuade court to order fix of 'discriminatory' school funding

Scott Holland May 25, 2017, 11:37am

After their first attempt to obtain a court order to compel a rewrite of the state's education funding rules was rebuffed, the Chicago Public Schools have renewed their legal challenge, again asking a Cook County judge to force changes in a school funding system they call discriminatory.

Symphony of Chicago, Jackson Square allegedly failed to prevent bedsores

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:25am

A woman is suing Symphony of Chicago and Symphony of Chicago West, and Jackson Square Skilled Nursing and Living Center, claiming a deceased relative developed bedsores while there.

Woman claims she was injured when sign fell on her at Sluggers Restaurant & Bar

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:22am

A woman is suing R.B.I. Sluggers Inc., the operator of Sluggers Restaurant and Bar, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Suit claims negligence by Advocate Health and Hospitals, Silver Cross Hospital

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:21am

A widow is suing Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation, Silver Cross Hospital and Medical Centers and eight staff members, alleging negligence.

Patient alleges surgeon at Mercy Hospital made faulty incision

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:17am

A patient is suing Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, and Franciscso Quinteros M.D., claiming negligence.

Suit claims The Grove at the Lake was negligent in letting resident develop bedsores

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:14am

A woman is suing Grove at the Lake Skilled Nursing Facility LLC, which does business as The Grove at the Lake, and Legacy Healthcare Network LLC, alleging negligence for failing to prevent a deceased relative's bedsores.

Server says Benny the Bull injured her while being carried off court after his own injury

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:13am

A woman is suing Barry F. Anderson a/k/a Benny the Bull and the Chicago Bulls, alleging that the mascot injured her during a game.

Lawsuit accuses Broadview village officials of asking bribe, torpedoing property sale worth millions

The Cook County Record May 24, 2017, 3:46pm

A man who recently sold a commercial property worth millions in Broadview has sued the west suburba village, its former mayor and current building commissioner, alleging they torpedoed an earlier sale of the property and cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars by withholding approval of a tax incentive when the previous buyer balked at a request from village officials for a “campaign donation.”

Symphony of Bronzeville allegedly allowed former patient to develop pressure sores

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:57pm

An estate administrator is suing Symphony of Bronzeville; Bronzeville Park Skilled Nursing & Living Center; Warren Barr South Loop; and Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, alleging negligence and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Couple claims Landscape LLC CEO fired them in retaliation

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:55pm

A couple is suing Imaginary Landscape LLC and Brian J. Moloney, a web-design company and its CEO, citing alleged retaliation.

Patient claims doctor failed to diagnose blood clot, leading to amputation

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:53pm

A patient is suing Penny Hutchinson M.D., Evergreen Emergency Services Ltd. and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Suit alleges BNSF Railway failed to prevent employees' asbestosis

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:51pm

Seven employees are suing BNSF Railway Company, alleging a hostile work environment and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Couple claims wife suffered injuries during surgery at UCMC

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:49pm

A husband and wife are suing Sandra Culbertson M.D., The University of Chicago Medical Center and Palos Community Hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

DuPage dermatologist allegedly negligent in failure to diagnosis melanoma

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:48pm

Two people are suing Dolar Koya M.D., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Ferrari dealer and restorer allegedly failed to deliver rare car in acceptable condition

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:46pm

An individual is suing M Brandon Motorcars LLC and Sport Classic & Competition LLC, citing alleged breach of contract and fraud, after the company allegedly failed to properly restore a 1984 Ferrari.

Doctor says former employee lied about credentials and defrauded practice, patients

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:44pm

A physician is suing Abosede Oshin, who is also known as Abosede Omotunde Badejo, and DDT Group LLC, for fraud.

North suburban lawyer expands court fight with Zillow over low 'zestimates' to class action

Jonathan Bilyk May 23, 2017, 11:45am

A north suburban lawyer has expanded her quarrel with real estate website Zillow, agreeing to shelve her personal lawsuit over her home’s “zestimate” – an online estimate of a home value, created and published by Zillow - to pursue a class action lawsuit representing untold numbers of others whose efforts to sell their homes have been hampered by Zillow’s popular estimating feature.