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Man says hip replacement manufacturer, seller provided unsafe implants

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:46am

A man is suing a hip replacement manufacturer, citing alleged design defect, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, negligence and product liability.

Renaissance at Midway allegedly failed to prevent patient's pressure ulcer

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:44am

A deceased woman's family is suing a nursing facility, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Depuy Orthopaedics, Premier Orthopaedic Sales allegedly failed to prevent use of defective device

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:39am

A patient is suing Depuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Premier Orthopaedic Sales Inc., an Indiana corporation, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the manufacture, sale and use of a defective artificial hip implant.

Rush University Medical Center allegedly used excessive force when restraining patient

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:37am

A patient is suing Rush University Medical Center for allegedly failing to take measure to prevent physical injury while hospital employees attempted to restrain him.

Reel Red Films says Breaking Glass Pictures broke promotion contract

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:34am

A movie production company is suing Breaking Glass Pictures LLC., its agent Richard Wolff and Netflix Inc. for allegedly failing to pay the plaintiff the money they made distributing its films.

Jewelry supplier sues jeweler for failure to pay for $57K necklace

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:12am

A Chicago-based supplier for independent jewelers is suing Malnekoff Jewelers and associated business entities for allegedly failing to pay for a $57,300 diamond necklace and a $7,300 diamond.

Warren Barr South Loop allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:05am

The guardian of a disabled patient is suing South Loop Living & Rehab Center LLC, which does business as Warren Barr South Loop, Legacy Healthcare Financial Services LLC and Progressive Healthcare Consulting LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure sores and heal existing ones.

Rosalind Franklin Health System allegedly subjected patient to unnecessary procedures

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:03am

A Chicago woman is suing podiatrist Martin Yorath, Union Health Service Inc. and Rosalind Franklin Health System/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Lawsuit: Quarles & Brady concealed key info in bad loan deal for Gammonley River North condo project

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 15, 2017, 7:05pm

The parent company of a Downers Grove-based plastics manufacturer has sued its former attorneys, claiming they potentially owe millions of dollars for allegedly helping a financially-troubled Chicago condo development group conceal other loan defaults to secure a $4.3 million loan to get the money they needed to build a River North condo project.

Man hurt in flight simulator accident alleges IBM, others sold defective device

Louie Torres Mar. 14, 2017, 2:15pm

A California man is suing CAE Inc., IBM and Honeywell International for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries he sustained while operating a flight simulator.

Manor Care of South Holland allegedly failed to take measures to prevent fall

Louie Torres Mar. 14, 2017, 2:10pm

A long-term care facility resident is suing Manorcare of South Holland, alleging that the nursing facility took insufficient measures to prevent her from falling.

Hibachi Seafood Buffet allegedly failed to fix defective stove, protect worker

Louie Torres Mar. 14, 2017, 2:08pm

A Chicago man is suing Li Yun Huang and Hibachi Seafood Buffet H&Z Incorporated, which does business as All Style Buffet, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent him from being burned by a stove.

Mat Holdings allegedly failed to take safety measures to prevent fatal warehouse accident

Louie Torres Mar. 14, 2017, 2:05pm

A woman is suing Mat Holdings Inc., the owner of a warehouse distribution center in Romeoville, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent the fatal injuries suffered by a father of three minor children, who died in an accident involving a reach lift he was operating at the warehouse.

Moorings Health Center allegedly failed to monitor resident, injured in fall

Louie Torres Mar. 14, 2017, 1:57pm

Executors of the estate of a deceased long-term care facility resident are suing the Moorings of Arlington Heights LLC, which does business as The Moorings Health Center and Presbyterian Homes Manager LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to monitor and supervise the resident, who was allegedly prone to falling.

Lawsuit asks court to order Cook County to look into alleged discrepancies in Circuit Clerk funds

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 10, 2017, 1:44pm

A Chicago businessman has asked a Cook County court to order the county to conduct an audit of the finances of the county’s Circuit Court Clerk office to explain what the businessman says are apparent discrepancies, totaling perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars, between what the businessman and his lawyers believe should have been collected for special-use court funds from millions who pass through the county’s court system, and the figures the court clerk has allegedly publicly reported.

Woman sues Red Lobster over piece of glass in her food

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 1:44pm

A woman is suing Red Lobster after allegedly finding a piece of glass or ceramic bowl in her food.

Advocate Christ Medical Center allegedly responsible for injuries during child birth

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 1:41pm

A mother is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center, Hygeia Medical Group S.C. and George Chronis, M.D. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries during child birth.

Route 50 Motel allegedly responsible for bed bug bites

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 1:39pm

Two motel guests are suing Homestar Trust #1611 DBA Route 50 Hotel and Route 50 Motel LLC for allegedly not doing enough to prevent bed bugs.

CTA sued over fatal 2016 train accident

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 1:38pm

An estate administrator is suing the Chicago Transit Authority for alleged taking insufficient measures to prevent an individual from falling on train tracks and being hit by a train.

Depuy Orthopedics allegedly failed to properly test hip implant product

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 1:36pm

An individual is suing Depuy Orthopedics Inc. and Premier Orthopedic Sales Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and recall a defective product.