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Daughter sues Manor Care, alleging negligence caused mother's death

Robert Hadley Oct. 14, 2015, 2:05pm

A Cook County woman is suing an Oak Lawn nursing home, alleging negligence in her 73-year-old mother's death.

Daughter sues Northwestern Memorial, alleging negligence in mother's death

Robert Hadley Oct. 14, 2015, 1:45pm

A Cook County woman is suing a hospital and a nursing facility, alleging negligence in her mother’s death.

Cook County man sues The Villa, alleging negligence in father's care

Robert Hadley Oct. 14, 2015, 1:38pm

A Cook County man is suing a South Holland nursing home, alleging negligence in the death of his a 76-year-old father.

SEIU sues Chicago Park District to overturn pension reform law 'diminishing' district worker retirement payouts

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 13, 2015, 3:38pm

Employees of the Chicago Park District, represented by the Service Employees International Union have challenged the constitutionality of a state law reforming the Park District’s public employee pension fund, which supporters believed would help the district stabilize its pension liabilities. On Oct. 8, SEIU Local 73 and named plaintiffs, Chicago Park District retiree David Biedron and current Chicago Park District employee Heather Kelly, filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court.

Woman sues doctor, Oak Park hospital, alleging wrongful death

Robert Hadley Oct. 13, 2015, 1:13pm

A Cook County woman is suing a doctor and an Oak Park hospital, alleging wrongful death.

Developer asks court to compel Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives to honor purported deal, sell land for Pullman food distribution center

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 12, 2015, 10:52pm

A veteran of the Chicago real estate and land development sector has taken to court her dispute with an organization dedicated to promoting economic development in low income areas of Chicago, asking the court to compel the group to honor an agreement she alleged the group violated when it pulled the plug on a purported deal to build a new food distribution center on a parcel in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood.

Woman sues South Shore nursing home for alleged neglect in case involving sister's death

Robert Hadley Oct. 12, 2015, 2:13pm

A woman is suing a Chicago nursing home, alleging neglect in her sister’s death.

After appeals court tosses $3.5 million verdict, auto crash victim sues insurer for $4 million for 'bad faith' suit against him

Dana Herra Oct. 8, 2015, 11:12pm

While a Cook County man awaits a new trial in a lawsuit he filed after being injured in an auto accident - and for which he had been awarded $3.5 million - he has filed a new suit against the insurance company defending the other driver, saying the insurance company sued him without cause and now owes him $4 million.

Daughter sues hospital, physician alleging misdiagnosis in father's death

Robert Hadley Oct. 8, 2015, 1:51pm

A Cook County woman is suing a doctor and a hospital, alleging malpractice and wrongful death involving her father.

Wife sues Hinsdale hospital, alleging negligence left husband brain damaged

Robert Hadley Oct. 8, 2015, 1:42pm

A Cook County couple is suing a medical practice, alleging malpractice.

Chicago families sue landlord, alleging negligence in relatives' deaths in apartment fire

Robert Hadley Oct. 8, 2015, 1:05pm

Chicago families are suing a landlord, alleging wrongful deaths on behalf of deceased relatives who died in an apartment fire. 

Personal injury lawyers square off over untold unpaid sums in attorney fees owed for referred malpractice, wrongful death, nursing home cases

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 7, 2015, 3:05pm

Two Chicago area personal injury lawyers are squaring off in Cook County court over an attempt by one of the lawyers to leave the other in the dark on the true status of referred cases, potentially shorting his colleague hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in attorneys’ fees he may be owed under a referral agreement between the two. Naperville-based personal injury lawyer Barry R. Rabovsky filed a complaint on Oct. 5 in Cook County Circuit Court against Craig Manchik, a Chicago trial lawye

Doctor sues U. of Chicago hospital, alleging negligence in operation

Robert Hadley Oct. 7, 2015, 12:17pm

A Cook County physician is suing the University of Chicago hospital, alleging negligence in an operation to repair his right shoulder.

AbbVie Inc. sued over complications allegedly resulting from use of AndroGel

Robert Hadley Oct. 6, 2015, 12:41pm

An Ohio man is suing a pharmaceutical company, alleging it manufactured a drug that caused damaging side effects.

Patient sues Dental Salon, alleging negligence in tooth extraction

Robert Hadley Oct. 5, 2015, 1:08pm

A Cook County woman is suing a dentist, alleging negligence in a wisdom tooth extraction.

Chicago man sued for alleged contract breach of business sale

Kevin Shepke Oct. 5, 2015, 10:25am

A man is suing over claims of a contract breach against another Illinois patron.

Canadian Pacific takes Quebec train disaster cases from Cook County to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 2, 2015, 4:48pm

Families of victims of a fiery oil-fueled train derailment and explosion that claimed 47 lives in a town on the eastern edge of Canada’s Quebec Province will need to press their wrongful death claims in federal court, after lawyers for Canadian Pacific Railway and other corporate defendants asked to transfer cases from local to federal jurisdiction.

Father sues company, driver in fatal car crash involving son, claiming wrongful death

Robert Hadley Oct. 2, 2015, 1:21pm

A father is suing a company and its driver over allegations of the wrongful death of his 48-year-old son, a cyclist.

GM wrong to block Motor Werks' Cadillac dealership relocation, but more still can be done, judge says

Scott Holland Oct. 2, 2015, 8:27am

A federal judge has sided with a Barrington-based dealer of luxury automobiles in the dealership’s ongoing dispute with General Motors over the automaker’s attempt to block the relocation of its Cadillac dealership — but only to a point. Motor Werks had sued GM because the auto dealer is trying to move its standalone Cadillac dealership in Barrington to a newly renovated auto mall.

Elderly patient says MANORCare in South Holland guility of negligence, malpractice

Robert Hadley Oct. 1, 2015, 3:02pm

A 95-year-old woman is suing a South Holland nursing home, alleging malpractice related to a broken leg she suffered under their care.