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Condo owners sue after explosion, fire

Joe Torke Mar. 1, 2016, 4:29pm

CHICAGO — The co-owners of a Chicago condominium are suing an appliance retailer, claiming an explosion and fire that injured the plaintiffs was the fault of the defendant.

Suit against nursing home alleges wrongful death

Serenity Hansberry Mar. 1, 2016, 4:00pm

CHICAGO –– The next of kin of a Cook County deceased man has filed a suit against the nursing home where he resided, claiming that the home's neglect in care caused health issues that ultimately led to his death.

Health-care providers sued after heart-attack death

The Cook County Record Feb. 29, 2016, 6:33pm

CHICAGO — The administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing a doctor and two health-care entities, saying a 48-year-old man died of a heart attack due to medical negligence.

Woman claims hysterectomy error caused injuries

The Cook County Record Feb. 29, 2016, 5:45pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing a doctor and two health-care entities for alleged negligence, claiming a robotic--assisted hysterectomy went wrong and resulted in perforation of her sigmoid colon.

Settlement ends legal food fight over The Purple Pig; Harris no longer associated with River North restaurant

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 29, 2016, 4:30pm

A legal food fight, in which some of the more prominent names in Chicago’s culinary scene served up accusations against one another of mismanagement, financial wrongdoing and other scurrilous allegations, appears to have ended quietly, with at least one of the former partners in The Purple Pig walking away from the popular River North restaurant.

ManorCare in Oak Lawn blamed for man's broken hip

John Putz Feb. 27, 2016, 9:07pm

COOK COUNTY — A patient's relative is suing a long-term care facility in Oak Lawn, alleging violation of the Nursing Home Care Act.

Truck driver sues steel company over alleged injuries

Joe Torke Feb. 26, 2016, 6:51pm

CHICAGO – A Dolton truck driver has filed a suit against a steel company over injuries he allegedly sustained while on the company's premises.

Driver accused of wrongful death in Palatine Road accident

Joe Torke Feb. 26, 2016, 6:41pm

CHICAGO – An accident on Palatine Road has sparked a lawsuit.

Café Descartes owner says Stroger Hospital rigged coffee vendor bid process, blocked him from opening shop at Stroger

Scott Holland Feb. 26, 2016, 6:24pm

The owner of the Café Descartes string of coffee houses has demanded at least $7.6 million from Cook County, saying officials at Stroger Hospital rigged the bid process over the rights to operate a coffee house in the hospital.

University of Chicago law and philosophy professor sues medical doctor

John Putz Feb. 26, 2016, 6:17pm

CHICAGO – A prominent law and philosophy blogger has filed a suit against his physician over personal injury allegations.

Daughter sues health service providers over mother's care

Louie Torres Feb. 26, 2016, 5:57pm

CHICAGO – A woman is suing health care providers over allegations of her mother's wrongful death.

Administrator sues senior living facility

Joe Torke Feb. 26, 2016, 5:08pm

CHICAGO – A senior living facility and its associates are being accused of negligence in the treatment of a former resident.

Wrongful death suit filed against city of Chicago

Ryan Nation Feb. 26, 2016, 4:43pm

CHICAGO – An estate administrator has filed a wrongful death suit against the city of Chicago.

All American Nursing Home Inc. sued over negligence claims

John Putz Feb. 26, 2016, 4:26pm

COOK COUNTY – A disabled person is suing a nursing home and her doctor over allegedly negligent care.

Courtyard By Marriott Schaumburg sued by guest over alleged injuries

Joe Torke Feb. 26, 2016, 4:05pm

CHICAGO – A hotel guest is suing the location where she stayed over allegations she was injured due to unsafe conditions.

Class action says iHeart Media, owners of WGCI, WLIT, other Chicago stations, sent illegal automated ad texts

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 25, 2016, 6:50pm

One of the country’s largest radio networks, and the parent company of several Chicago stations, has been served with a class action lawsuit alleging it violated federal law when it replied to listeners’ song requests and other text messages with texts containing advertisements for online games, apps, convenience stores and other sponsors.

Cancer patient sues doctors, hospitals

The Cook County Record Feb. 25, 2016, 4:44pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing several health-care providers, claiming that she was told that a 2012 test for cancer was negative, but that cancer was later found to have spread from the same part of her body.

Cochlear implant patient sues device maker

The Cook County Record Feb. 25, 2016, 4:34pm

CHICAGO — A woman who received a cochlear implant has sued the device's manufacturer after the implant allegedly failed and the device was subject to a recall for a defect.

Pair sue neighborhood resident in alleged shooting

The Cook County Record Feb. 24, 2016, 5:22pm

CHICAGO — A woman and man from Cicero are suing a fellow neighborhood resident, alleging the defendant shot both plaintiffs.

Will County man sues over hole allegedly left in ground

The Cook County Record Feb. 24, 2016, 4:24pm

CHICAGO — A Will County man is suing a lawn care company and others, claiming he was injured in a fall due to a hole that was left in a common area in an HOA neighborhood.