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Man, wife sue driver who struck him in pedestrian crossing

Dan Harkins Apr. 1, 2015, 11:36am


Man sues toolmaker for air chisel injury

Dan Harkins Apr. 1, 2015, 8:06am

A man working at a Countryside tire and auto store is suing a tool manufacturer over claims he was injured when a piece from an air chisel struck him in the eye.

Woman sues doctor, practice claiming medical complications

Dan Harkins Apr. 1, 2015, 7:54am


Woman suing for damages over fall into Garfield Park storm sewer

Dan Harkins Mar. 31, 2015, 3:38pm

A Cook County woman is suing the city of Chicago and its park district over claims she sustained injuries when she fell into an uncovered sewer opening.

Multiple companies cited in lung disease case

Mark Reccek Mar. 24, 2015, 12:39pm


Laborer alleges asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma

Mark Reccek Mar. 24, 2015, 8:00am


Suit: Dog attacked man working in garden

Carol Ostrow Mar. 20, 2015, 9:50am

An Elmwood Park couple is suing the owner of a dog it contends rushed a man as he was doing yard work.

Salvation Army faces suit over rolled-up floor mat

Carol Ostrow Mar. 20, 2015, 9:15am


Arts foundation says DLA Piper cost it $6.9M in botched real estate deal

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 16, 2015, 1:41pm

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Father of girl who struck face on fallen AC cover files suit against landlord

Mark Reccek Mar. 16, 2015, 9:05am

A tenant of a Chicago apartment is suing the building's owner after his daughter was injured by the cover to an air conditioning unit.

Man sues asbestos companies over father's lung cancer, death

Mark Reccek Mar. 16, 2015, 8:32am


State hit with second lawsuit over pot-growing license awarded to Cresco Labs

Bethany Krajelis Mar. 12, 2015, 7:00pm

Another company that lost out to Cresco Labs for a permit to legally grow pot in Illinois has filed a lawsuit.On Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court, White Oak Growers LLC sued Philip Nelson, acting director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, and Cresco Labs LLC, a company that won a trio of cultivation licenses under the state's new medical marijuana program.And like the lawsuit PM Rx LLC

Alleged dog attack on child lands owner in court

Carol Ostrow Feb. 24, 2015, 9:30am

A woman is suing the owner of a dog she claims attacked her child.

Defamation lawsuit pits WWE doctor against two wrestlers

Bethany Krajelis Feb. 19, 2015, 5:20pm

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Wrongful death suit over plane crash in Russia lands in Cook County court

Andrew Thomason Feb. 13, 2015, 11:45am


Judge throws out professor's lawsuit against Northwestern; student who accused him of sexual assault tries to revive her tossed suit against school

Bethany Krajelis Feb. 6, 2015, 2:51pm

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a Northwestern University professor's lawsuit against the school and a handful of its top officials stemming from their handling of sexual misconduct allegations.

Concession operator accuses chief operating officer of fraud in response to his suit seeking bonus

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 5, 2015, 11:04am

A Westchester-based operator of famous brand concessions at O’Hare International Airport, Union Station and other prominent airports and train stations across the country has accused its longtime chief operating officer of artificially inflating earnings estimates for years to boost his bonuses, among other allegations of fraud.

Chicago law firm accuses client of not paying $67K bill

Carol Ostrow Feb. 4, 2015, 10:22am

A Chicago law firm is suing a company it claims has failed to pay its bill.

Inmate files class action lawsuit accusing state agencies of failing to change parole review rules

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 3, 2015, 2:43pm

A man 36 years into a 100-year-plus sentence for murder and armed robbery filed a class action lawsuit late last month against two state agencies he claims have ignored a 2010 state law requiring them to change the way the state evaluates inmate parole cases.

Panel says Indiana, not Illinois, law should be used in car crash case; Indiana tort law favors defendants

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 20, 2015, 10:37am