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A.D.C. Painting accused of breaching contract

Louie Torres Apr. 4, 2017, 7:11pm

A Chicago woman is suing A.D.C. Painting and owners Andres Delgado and Samuel Orozco for breach of contract after they allegedly failed to return her remodeling deposit after refusing to remodel her home.

Holy Family Medical Center allegedly failed to prevent pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Apr. 4, 2017, 7:09pm

The family of a deceased man is suing Presence Holy Family Medical Center and Presence Ballard Rehabilitation, and affiliated entities for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure ulcers

Mu Sigma Inc. allegedly refused to issue stock certificates

Louie Torres Apr. 4, 2017, 7:05pm

A former employee is suing Mu Sigma Inc. and Dhiraj C. Rajaram, the company's founder, for alleged breach of contract.

IL appeals panel: Chicago can release documents obtained by subpoena from drugmaker Janssen

Dan Churney Apr. 4, 2017, 3:11pm

A Chicago appeals panel has affirmed a Cook County judge’s decision, allowing the city of Chicago to release subpoenaed records from a drug maker in accordance with any Freedom of Information Act requests, saying public disclosure of the material will not violate state laws protecting trade secrets. 

Garden Court Townhome Association Board allegedly failed to fix sewage pipe

Louie Torres Apr. 3, 2017, 2:55pm

A Chicago woman is suing Garden Court Townhome Association Board, Andrew J. Chrucky, Bernardo Y. Castillo Jr., the estate of Mary G. Bianco, Linda Anne Donohoe, Jean M. Rohr, Joshua J. Yang, Benjamine Recchie and Connected Management Company LLC for allegedly failing to properly repair a pipe that had repeatedly flooded the plaintiff's home with sewage.

Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to prevent bed sores

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

An administrator of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for alleged failing to take measures to prevent the patient from developing bed sores.

Lawsuit: Pressure sores led to amputation at Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Louie Torres Apr. 1, 2017, 10:34pm

An administrator of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, Infinity Healthcare Management of Illinois LLC and four nurses for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure ulcers that purportedly resulted in the patient undergoing a leg amputation.

Building owner seeks unpaid rent from West Diversey convenience store

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 7:11pm

A landlord is suing 7-12 Food Mart Inc., a convenience store, citing alleged breach of contract for unpaid rent.

Pete's Liquor Store allegedly failed to take safety measures to prevent fall

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 3:20am

A former customer is suing Pete's Liquor Store Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her from tripping and falling when she stepped on a depression in the floor that was purportedly covered by a mat.

Illinois Sports Facilities Authority allegedly failed to prevent injury at White Sox stadium

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 3:08am

A woman is suing the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority and Standard Parking Corporation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her from tripping over the leg of a barricade at a baseball stadium.

Appeals panel: Court not right place to decide if Topinka campaign funds properly handled

Scott Holland Mar. 31, 2017, 2:50am

A Cook County judge was correct in saying a dispute over the campaign funds left after the passing of former Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka should have been heard in a different venue, a state appeals panel has ruled. 

Old Country Buffet allegedly failed to take measures to prevent fall on slippery floor

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 2:05am

A restaurant patron is suing Old Country Buffet for allegedly failing to prevent her from falling on a slippery floor.

Imperial Grove Pavilion allegedly failed to prevent patient's injuries

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 2:03am

A representative of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Imperial Grove Pavilion, a nursing facility, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from being injured while en route to a hospital.

Cook County Sheriff's Department detective allegedly responsible for car accident

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 2:02am

An Oak Park woman is suing a Cook County Sheriff's Office detective, the Cook County Sheriff's Department and Cook County for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her from being injured in a car accident she claims the detective caused.

Children's Home + Aid allegedly failed to prevent abuse of minors

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:59am

A representative of two minors is suing Eric Nichols, Children's Home + Aid and several Children's Home employees for allegedly failing to take measures to ensure the safety of two minors who were being sexually abused.

MD Management allegedly failed to prevent employee from assaulting resident

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:57am

A Chicago man is suing MD Management, Mijenko Protega, Bryant Blake and Byron Blake for alleged physical assault, battery and negligence.

Class action: Grubhub texts violated federal law

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:54am

A consumer recently filed a class action lawsuit against Grubhub for alleged violations of telephone harassment statutes.

Concrete Structures of the Midwest allegedly failed to take safety measures to prevent injury

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:51am

An ironworker is suing Power Construction Company LLC and Concrete Structures of the Midwest Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent him from twisting his knee at a construction site.

Woman alleges property owner failed to prevent space heater fire

Louie Torres Mar. 30, 2017, 1:49am

A Chicago Heights woman is suing the estate of Tyree Miller Sr., a property owner, for allegedly failing to inspect a defective space heater and provide sufficient fire extinguishers and alarms. 

Symphony of Orchard Valley allegedly failed to prevent choking

Louie Torres Mar. 29, 2017, 1:37am

A deceased man's family is suing Symphony of Orchard Valley, Countryside Care Center and Symphony Financial Services LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from choking on a three-inch-long piece of food.