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Community living facility allegedly negligent in man's death

Ruel Reyes Mar. 6, 2016, 10:13pm

CHICAGO — The estate of a man who was developmentally disabled and had schizophrenia  is suing a community living facility, claiming wrongful death and negligence. 

Thorek Memorial Hospital sued after bed allegedly collapses

Tia Benton Mar. 6, 2016, 6:42pm

CHICAGO — A former patient is suing a hospital for injuries allegedly suffered to her knee after a bed she was in at the medical center collapsed. 

Eldson Medical Pharmacy allegedly sold man wrong medication

Philip Gonzales Mar. 6, 2016, 5:44pm

CHICAGO — A customer is suing a Chicago pharmacy and one of its employees after he allegedly was given the wrong medicine and had an allergic reaction. 

Customer blames Berwyn fruit market for fall on ice

Philip Gonzales Mar. 6, 2016, 5:15pm

CHICAGO — A customer is suing a Berwyn produce market after allegedly slipping and falling on ice near the store's entrance.

Jackson Square Skilled Nursing accused of negligence

Ruel Reyes Mar. 6, 2016, 4:54pm

CHICAGO — A former resident is suing a Chicago long-term care center, citing alleged negligence that resulted in an injury.

Estate of deceased man sues nursing home, alleges negligence

Serenity Hansberry Mar. 6, 2016, 4:28pm

CHICAGO –– The estate of a man has sued his former nursing home over allegations that negligence in the care he received ultimately led to his death.

Bar patron sues over alleged horseplay injury

Joe Torke Mar. 4, 2016, 5:30pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing a bar, claiming that it is responsible — under dram-shop provisions and other counts — for injuries she suffered when an intoxicated patron tried to place her on his shoulders and dropped her.

Federal judge OKs 'least bad option' settlement deal to end class action over American Express gift cards

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 4, 2016, 5:06pm

Thousands who had American Express gift cards could be in for a bit of money, after a federal judge signed off on a settlement agreement to end a class action over claims American Express had misled card holders. Lawyers were poised for a lesser payday than they had requested, as the judge adjusted down their fee request to be more in line with the total settlement.

Couple allege misdiagnosis led to abortion

John Putz Mar. 4, 2016, 4:34pm

CHICAGO — A couple's suit against a doctor, a hospital and a medical practice alleges that a pregnancy aborted on grounds that it was ectopic was found to be consistent with an intrauterine pregnancy.

Man sues over alleged beating by club security

Joe Torke Mar. 4, 2016, 3:45pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing a Chicago nightclub over allegations including battery and negligence, claiming he was beaten by the venue's security agents after being ejected in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014.

Restaurant patron sues over injuries

Joe Torke Mar. 3, 2016, 5:39pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing a restaurant/brewery, claiming she was injured in a fall on a wet floor.

Electrical work leads to lead-exposure lawsuit

Joe Torke Mar. 3, 2016, 5:09pm

CHICAGO — An employee of an electrical contractor and the employee's wife are suing a utility and others, claiming the electrical worker suffered from lead poisoning as a result of the defendants' negligence.

Man sues nursing home in claim of wrongful death

Joe Torke Mar. 3, 2016, 4:26pm

CHICAGO — The independent administrator of a deceased woman's estate has sued a nursing home, alleging negligence that contributed to a wrongful death.

Catholic Charities lawsuit: Chicago OK'd marijuana dispensary too near shelter with child care service

Scott Holland Mar. 2, 2016, 9:05pm

Catholic Charities has asked a Cook County judge to overrule the Chicago Zoning Board’s permission for a medical marijuana dispensary to open near a Lakeview shelter for women and children it operates, saying the Zoning Board improperly overlooked the shelter’s unlicensed child care service when determining there were no day care centers or schools within 1,000 feet of the planned dispensary site.

Symphony Countryside LLC accused of negligence

John Putz Mar. 2, 2016, 8:57pm

CHICAGO – An Aurora nursing facility is being sued over allegations of negligence.

Truck driver sues firm over lime waste accident

Joe Torke Mar. 2, 2016, 6:04pm

CHICAGO — A truck driver who worked in waste hauling is suing an energy firm, claiming lime waste overflowed his truck and landed on him, causing severe and permanent injuries.

School board sued over alleged evidence destruction

John Putz Mar. 2, 2016, 4:42pm

CHICAGO — The administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, citing alleged destruction of evidence.

Costco customer sues company over fall

Joe Torke Mar. 2, 2016, 3:53pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing over a fall in a retail store that she claims caused "a severe shock to her nervous system" and permanent injuries.

Homeowner sues interior design firm

Joe Torke Mar. 1, 2016, 5:36pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man has sued an interior design company over an alleged breach of contract.

Woman sues over medication issues

Joe Torke Mar. 1, 2016, 4:57pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing over a claim that she was given flawed advice about improperly packaged medication.