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Wrigley Co. accused of mislabeling caloric content of Starburst Gummy candy in class action

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 31, 2017, 11:44pm

When eating a bag of gummy candy, every calorie – or every 10 calories – should count, according to a class action lawsuit brought by a man who claims the Wrigley company should pay for stating on the front of the bag in which it sells its Starburst-brand Sour Gummy candies that the candy contains 10 fewer calories per serving than it states in the nutrition content panel on the bag’s backside.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place allegedly failed to prevent shooting death

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2017, 5:00am

A woman is suing Hyatt Corporation for allegedly failing to take security measures to prevent her son from being shot and killed while visiting a Chicago hotel.

Loyola University Medical Center accused of negligently leaving objects on floor

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing Loyola University Medical Center for alleged negligence, liability and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Norwood Crossing, others allegedly failed to prevent patient from developing pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2017, 3:00am

A woman is suing several healthcare providers for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her deceased relative, a former nursing home patient, from developing pressure ulcers, leading to the deterioration of his health.

Doctors accused of negligently performing cataract surgery, causing temporary blindness

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2017, 2:00am

A man is suing Dr. Dovilan Wyatt and Dr. Smitha Arekapudi for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Holy Cross Hospital allegedly failed to prevent maggots from proliferating

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2017, 1:00am

An estate administrator is suing Holy Cross Hospital for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Class action says PepsiCo charged Cook County 'pop tax' to bottled water sold at vending machines

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 30, 2017, 9:57pm

PepsiCo has become the latest soft drinks vendor to be accused of not properly collecting Cook County’s new so-called “pop tax,” after a Chicago law firm which has already sued 7-Eleven, Subway and Jewel-Osco, also filed suit against PepsiCo, saying the food and beverage giant should be made to pay for allegedly forcing customers to pay the county tax on bottled water purchased at Pepsi-branded vending machines.

Class actions deleted vs Spokeo, Intelius, others over web search name 'keyword insertion' ad tricks

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 30, 2017, 5:39pm

A federal judge has tossed a cluster of class action lawsuits launched against online personal information listing providers, including Spokeo, Intelius. InstantCheckmate and BeenVerified, saying a web search advertising technique didn’t violate plaintiffs’ rights to control the use of their identity simply by using a person's name in an ad designed to steer people to their online people search products.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctor allegedly failed to treat abdomen inflammation

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2017, 3:00am

An estate administrator is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Dr. Abra Fant for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Lexington Health Care Center of Orland Park Inc allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2017, 2:00am

A man is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Orland Park Inc. and Royal Management Corporation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent his relative, a patient at the care center, from developing pressure sores.

Villa at Windsor Park allegedly failed to prevent employee from abusing patient

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2017, 1:30am

A woman is suing the Villa at Windsor Park for allegedly taking insufficient to prevent sexual abuse.

Soo Line Railroad Company, Canadian Pacific Railway accused of exposing employee to toxic materials

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2017, 1:00am

An estate administrator is suing Soo Line Railroad Company and Canadian Pacific Railway for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a former employee from being exposed to toxic materials.

Appeals court: Ex-rail worker can keep $21M judgment for foot severely injured in accident on job

Scott Holland Aug. 30, 2017, 12:15am

A state appeals court has upheld a $21 million judgment for a railroad worker who hurt his foot on the job.

Ethics panel: Law firm must prove Board of Review commissioner didn't profit from firm's suits vs county

Scott Holland Aug. 29, 2017, 12:45pm

A Cook County ethics panel is asking a judge to order a Chicago law firm to present proof the head of the Cook County Board of Review isn’t profiting from his law firm’s legal actions against the county.

Renovo Endodontics Studio, doctor accused of improper dental implant procedure

Louie Torres Aug. 29, 2017, 3:30am

A man is suing Dr. Jonathan W. Wong and Renovo Endodontics Studio for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Silver Cross Hospital accused of not protecting woman from battery at co-worker's hands

Louie Torres Aug. 29, 2017, 2:00am

A woman is suing Silver Cross Hospital for alleged battery.

Chicago South Suburban Urology, doctors accused of negligence

Louie Torres Aug. 29, 2017, 1:00am

A man is suing Chicago South Suburban Urology and doctors Rao Uppuluri and Rajesh Patel for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Four Fountains Convalescent Center, others accused of negligence

Louie Torres Aug. 27, 2017, 4:00am

An estate administrator is suing Four Fountains Convalescent Center, Bridgemark Healthcare LLC, NW Rehab LLC and a nurse for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Paramount of Oak Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center allegedly failed to prevent development of pressure sores

Louie Torres Aug. 27, 2017, 3:00am

A man is suing Paramount of Oak Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent him from developing pressure sores.

Alex Orthopaedics LLC allegedly failed to prevent post-operative complications

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2017, 5:01am

A man is suing doctor Peter Snitovsky and Alex Orthopaedics LLC for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.