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Concrete Cowboy, bar patron accused of assault and battery

Louie Torres Sep. 7, 2017, 1:30am

A security guard is suing a male patron and Hop House LLC, which does business as Concrete Cowboy, for alleged assault and battery.

Alexian Brothers Medical Center, others accused of causing heart perforation

Louie Torres Sep. 7, 2017, 1:00am

A couple is suing Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Chicago Cardiology Institute S.C., Chicago Vascular Clinic Limited and Dr. Parag M. Doshi for allegedly causing a coronary, and then allegedly failing to timely detect and treat the perforation.

Speedway, Lettuce Entertain You tagged with class actions under IL biometric privacy law

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 6, 2017, 7:14pm

The Speedway chain of gas stations and convenience stores and the Lettuce Entertain You group of restaurants have become the latest businesses to get tagged with class action lawsuits under Illinois’ biometric privacy law.

Presence St. Francis Hospital, doctor accused of negligently prescribing wrong medication

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2017, 4:00am

A man is suing Dr. Chris Costas and Presence St. Francis Hospital for allegedly prescribing him the wrong medication.

First Ascent Uptown allegedly failed to prevent girl from falling while using a climbing wall

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2017, 3:00am

A mother is suing First Ascent Uptown and associated corporate entities for alleged negligence, liability and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her daughter from falling while using a climbing wall.

Aqruilla Eyecare P.C. accused of failing to diagnose and treat glaucoma

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2017, 2:00am

A man is suing Dr. Paul Arquilla and Aqruilla Eyecare P.C. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to diagnose and treat his glaucoma.

West Suburban Medical Center, others accused of negligence

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2017, 1:30am

A woman is suing Dr. David R. Schatz, Associates in Internal Medicine Ltd., Lakefront Medical Associates LLC, Chicago Health Medical Group and West Suburban Medical Center for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

MacNeal Hospital, doctor accused of mishandling treatment, leading to death

Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2017, 1:00am

An estate administrator is suing MacNeal Hospital and Dr. Ritu Patel for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Hospital vicarious liability; wrongful death claims past repose; Lakefront Trail liability on IL Sup Ct Sept call

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 5, 2017, 5:24pm

In September, the Illinois Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in 16 cases, including to resolve questions of whether hospitals can be held liable for malpractice at other clinics; whether plaintiffs can add wrongful death claims to medical negligence lawsuits outside the statute of repose; and whether the Chicago Park District can be sued by a bicyclist who fell over a crack in the Lakefront Trail.

IL appeals panel: Cook judge wrong to let woman who lost at trial get new chance to sue Tinley roller rink

Scott Holland Sep. 4, 2017, 12:00pm

A state appeals court said a lower court judge was wrong to allow a woman to win a new trial in a lawsuit targeting a Tinley Park roller rink.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, employees accused of negligently sedating patient

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2017, 5:00am

A deceased man's family is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Nicole M. Brown and a nurse for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Lucas Ambulance Service accused of negligence in vehicular accident

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2017, 4:00am

An estate administrator is suing Lucas Ambulance Service, an employee and another driver for alleged negligence.

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital accused of improperly discharging heart patient

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2017, 3:00am

A woman is suing Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

T.Y. Lin International Group accused of negligence in fatal sewer accident

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2017, 2:00am

A deceased man's family is suing T.Y. Lin International Great Lakes Inc. and T.Y. Lin International for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Manorcare Health Services South Holland allegedly failed to prevent patient from developing pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Sep. 2, 2017, 1:00am

An estate administrator is suing Manorcare Health Services South Holland for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a patient from developing pressure ulcers.

University of Chicago Medicine allegedly failed to treat pancreatic transplant rejection

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2017, 5:00am

A woman is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center and doctors Keme Heaven Carter, Anton Marius Chivu, Piotr Witkowski and Michelle A. Josephson for allegedly taking insufficient measures to diagnose and treat a pancreatic transplant rejection.

Chicago Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine SC, others accused of improperly performing knee surgery

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing Dr. David Hoffman and Chicago Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine SC, Advocate Health Partners and Presence Health Network for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient to prevent injuries.

Illinois Masonic Medical Center, others allegedly failed to timely perform surgery

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2017, 3:00am

A woman is suing Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate North Side Health Network and doctors Marcie Stoshak-Chavez, Adia George and Samuel Kingsley for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing brain condition

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2017, 2:00am

A man is suing Dr. Caleb R. Lippman for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Chicago Board of Education accused in lawsuit of not stopping track coach's sexual abuse

Louie Torres Sep. 1, 2017, 1:00am

A woman is suing the Chicago Board of Education and its former employee Gerald Gaddy for failing to prevent the ex-high school track coach from sexually abusing her daughter.