McCallisterThe manufacturer of a testosterone gel is facing another suit in Chicago over claims its product is unsafe.Richard A. Martin filed a lawsuit June 3 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Abbvie Inc., citing product liability.According to the suit, Martin, of Iowa, suffered a stroke on Jan. 11 after being prescribed and taking AndroGel, a prescription drug the defendant manufactures and
OTTAWA-- Despite being opponents, attorneys involved in the legal fight over Chicago’s red light camera program offered a similar line in their arguments today before the Illinois Supreme Court.Explaining to the justices why she believed one of the many arguments raised by the plaintiffs’ attorney failed, Kerrie Maloney Laytin, assistant corporation counsel for the city, said it was waived by not being
A woman is suing a Wheeling condo association and its manager over claims she sustained injuries after falling on ice.
Several Chicago State University officials are facing accusations they arranged the arrests of two students and invalidated election results to prevent the duo from representing the student body in retaliation for speaking out about allegedly "corrupt practices of several powerful and politically connected members of" the administration.Former student Willie Preston and current student Brittany Bailey
MemmenA Cook County resident is suing a man he alleges hit him at an animal hospital.Artem Cheprasov filed a lawsuit April 29 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Steven Tark, citing battery.Cheprasov claims Tark repeatedly hit him in the head, face and body on Oct. 5 at or near the McCormick Animal Hospital, 8260 N. McCormick Blvd. in Skokie. He contends he suffered injuries as a result of the
The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments later this month over a challenge to Chicago’s red light camera program.This case -- Elizabeth Keating et al. v. City of Chicago—is one of 13 slated for the court’s May term, the last one expected to take place in Chicago before arguments return to Springfield, where the court's building has been under renovation since last year. Arguments will be heard
Suit dismissed vs construction company accused of using minority-owned businesses to obtain city contracts
A federal judge has dismissed a RICO action brought against the owner of a Burr Ridge-based construction company accused of fraudulently inflating how much it was paying minority subcontractors in order to win contracts for the Chicago Park District.
The U.S. division of Dutch brewer Heineken has removed a lawsuit lodged against it for breach of contract and violating the Illinois Beer Industry Fair Dealing Act to Chicago's federal court.ACM Distributing Co. Inc., a beer distributor based out of Streator, sued the brewer known for its green bottles on Jan. 30 in the Cook County Circuit Court, claiming it suffered $200,000 in damages after Heineken