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Mother claims daughter was injured in hotel pool because management allowed overcrowding

Louie Torres Apr. 11, 2017, 7:13pm

A Countryside mother is suing Stazde Enterprises LLC and Copperdome Management Inc., hotel operators, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence after her daughter was injured in a swimming pool.

Golfwood Square alleges RTKL transferred funds owed to plaintiff for personal use

Louie Torres Apr. 11, 2017, 7:08pm

An Illinois business is suing Lisa Hagadorn and RTKL Enterprises LLC, citing alleged fraud for misappropriation of funds.

Amputee injured in fall claims hospital staff failed to support him

Louie Torres Apr. 11, 2017, 7:06pm

A patient is suing Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Amita Health Alexian Brothers Rehabilitation Hospital, Elk Grove Village, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence after he fell and suffered injuries.

Cook County criminal court judge slain; police searching for shooter

The Cook County Record Apr. 11, 2017, 12:19pm

Chicago Police say they are continuing to investigate “around the clock” to find and “bring to justice” a man they believe responsible for gunning down a Cook County criminal court judge outside his home early Monday morning. Cook County Associate Judge Raymond Myles died after he was shot multiple times in what police said could have been robbery attempt gone bad – though they are not ruling out the possibility the murder was a targeted hit on the judge

Woman claims she fell at Community First Healthcare due to lack of assistance

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 12:56pm

A patient is suing Community First Healthcare of Illinois Inc., which does business as Community First Medical Center, citing alleged negligence for failing to prevent her from falling.

Urban Rooftops performed defective work, damaged home during renovation, complaint says

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 12:55pm

A couple is suing Urban Rooftops LLC, of Chicago, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to adequately complete work on a home renovation project.

Southpoint Nursing resident allegedly abused and neglected, suffering multiple falls

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 12:52pm

A woman is suing Southpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC and an employee, alleging her relative was allowed to fall multiple times and was physically abused.

Patient claims hospital staff failed to diagnose spinal condition

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 12:50pm

A patient is suing Northshore University Healthsystem Faculty Practice Associates, citing alleged negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Cicero towing company accuses Cicero town attorney of double-dealing in town towing deals

Scott Holland Apr. 7, 2017, 12:11pm

Cicero towing company, Tuff Car, is suing its former lawyer, Michael Del Galdo, in a conflict-of-interest complaint filed March 28 in Cook County Circuit Court, claiming Del Galdo acted improperly in representing them, while also serving as town attorney for Cicero.

Former DV Trading employees allegedly breached contract

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:46am

A Chicago trading firm is suing former employees Brendan O'Connor and Michael Curto and their current employer, Burma Road Trading Inc., for alleged breach of contract and fraud.

Bed Bath & Beyond allegedly maintained defective shelving display

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:44am

A customer is suing Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent him from falling and injuring himself while reaching for a pillow on a shelving display.

Archdiocese of Chicago allegedly failed to prevent delivery woman from falling

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:42am

An Evanston woman is suing the Archdiocese of Chicago, the Catholic Bishop of Chicago and Saint Jerome Catholic Church for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her from tripping over a rock that was propping open a door at the church.

Waitress at Edgewood Valley Country Club allegedly spit on food

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:39am

An Illinois couple is suing Edgewood Valley Country Club and a waitress at the club, for alleged battery.

Uber sued after driver allegedly ran over woman passenger's foot

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:33am

A woman is suing Uber Technologies Inc. and Mohammed Benni, an Uber driver, after the driver allegedly ran over her foot as she attempted to get in the defendant's vehicle.

Belhaven Nursing & Rehab Center allegedly failed to prevent fall

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:30am

A deceased patient's family is suing Belhaven Nursing & Rehab Center and Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from falling and becoming dehydrated.

Bed Bath & Beyond allegedly locked woman inside store

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:23am

A customer is suing Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. after store employees allegedly locked her inside the store after failing to inspect the premises before closing.

Brookside Dental Care Ltd. allegedly failed to prevent injuries

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 9:19am

A former patient is suing dentist Craig A. Spencer and Brookside Dental Care Ltd. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent him from suffering injuries after undergoing mouth restorations.

Instant Risk: Litigation threat could imperil schools' ability to instantly message parents, others

Stephanie N. Grimoldby Apr. 6, 2017, 4:04pm

A class action lawsuit now pending in Chicago’s federal courts could imperil the ability of schools to instantly send out voice and text messages and emails to parents, students and the community to inform them of emergency situations and other school-related matters, according to one company that specializes in providing schools with such messaging services.  And should such services disappear, schools in Illinois and elsewhere could be left scrambling to adapt to an enforced new legal reality, school officials said. 

Wonderful Pistachios hit with class action over early 2016 Salmonella outbreak

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 5, 2017, 5:47pm

A Chicago man has served a class action lawsuit against Wonderful Pistachios, saying the nuts seller and Sam’s Club should be made to pay for a Salmonella outbreak allegedly tied to contaminated pistachio nuts.

Vista Medical Center West allegedly failed to properly interpret CT scan

Louie Torres Apr. 4, 2017, 7:14pm

A deceased woman's family  is suing Sheera Lall, a doctor, and Waukegan Illinois Hospital Company LLC, which does business as Vista Medical Center West, for allegedly failing to properly interpret the patient's CT scan and subsequently discharging her from the hospital.