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Estate alleges man's employers caused asbestos-related death

Dan Harkins Jun. 23, 2015, 5:00am

The estate of a man who allegedly died of mesothelioma is suing the makers, distributors and users of asbestos-containing products.

Former worker alleges asbestos-related disease

Dan Harkins Jun. 15, 2015, 1:55pm

A former worker is suing over a disease allegedly contracted due to prolonged exposure to asbestos-containing products.

Worker alleges asbestos-related disease

Dan Harkins Jun. 15, 2015, 1:50pm

A former storekeeper and salesman with mesothelioma is suing over his alleged exposure to asbestos during his career.

Man with cancer sues over asbestos exposure

Dan Harkins Jun. 12, 2015, 2:20pm

A man with lung cancer is suing over his career-long exposure to asbestos. Peter Wintersdorf Jr. filed a complaint on May 11 in Cook County Circuit Court against A.W Chesterton Co.; Crane Co.; H.B.

Couple alleges husband's cancer is work related

Dan Harkins Jun. 12, 2015, 12:20pm

A couple is suing over the husband's alleged exposure to asbestos that led to his lung cancer.

Laborer alleges asbestos-related illness

Dan Harkins Jun. 12, 2015, 12:12pm

A former fork lift operation is suing over exposure to asbestos that allegedly made him ill.

Cook County doctor subpoenaed in Arizona case

Dan Harkins Jun. 11, 2015, 2:14pm

Subpoenas are being issued for documents held by a Hanover Park doctor in an Arizona Superior Court case. Matthew F.

Customer alleges Hyundai was lemon

Dan Harkins Jun. 11, 2015, 2:09pm

A customer is suing a Hyundai dealership for the return of his money spent on a Sonata that was allegedly a lemon.

Woman alleges sexual harassment

Dan Harkins Jun. 11, 2015, 1:18pm

A former meat cutter is suing her former employer for allegedly tolerating various acts of sexual misconduct and retaliatory termination.

Woman alleges parking lot injuries

Dan Harkins Jun. 11, 2015, 12:43pm

A Chicago woman is suing an auto parts franchise, alleging injuries she suffered in its parking lot.

Woman alleges medical sexual assault

Dan Harkins Jun. 11, 2015, 12:33pm

A woman is suing a house-call doctor and his practices, alleging sexually assaulting her during months of treatment.

Belushi sues woman for defaming him over potential business deal gone sour

Dana Herra Jun. 11, 2015, 9:55am

BelushiActor Jim Belushi filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court June 4 against a woman he claims spread rumors about him that led to a loss of business at his Chicago comedy club and damaged his professional relationships with others in the comedy business.Belushi filed the complaint against Sahar Chavoshi, who court documents identified as the girlfriend of Kyle Lane, owner of Lane’s Comedy Bar in

Wrongful death suit dismissed vs Home Depot, Grand Flowers over murder of young pregnant woman by abusive supervisor

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 10, 2015, 4:47pm

The family of a murdered young pregnant woman and her viable unborn child, who also died when her abusive supervisor strangled the woman to death while they attended an out-of-town wedding together, will not be allowed to sue Home Depot and a company that supplies flowers and plants to the retailer for its garden centers, for whom the woman and her killer worked, after a federal judge determined the

Estate alleges asbestos-related death

Dan Harkins Jun. 10, 2015, 1:57pm

A former laborer's estate is suing over the man's allegedly asbestos-related death.

Former maintenance mechanic blames businesses for asbestos exposure

Dan Harkins Jun. 10, 2015, 1:45pm

A former maintenance mechanic with mesothelioma is suing dozens of makers or installers of asbestos-containing products.

Pipefitter blames dozens of companies for mesothelioma

Dan Harkins Jun. 10, 2015, 1:35pm

A pipefitter and his wife are suing dozens of manufacturers involved with asbestos, alleging they caused his asbestos-related illness.

Laborer blames asbestos makers, users for lung cancer diagnosis

Dan Harkins Jun. 10, 2015, 1:17pm

A man with lung cancer is suing dozens of businesses, alleging responsibility with making asbestos for a long a part of his life.

African-American owner of South Side laundromat in foreclosure sues Inland Bank for discrimination

The Cook County Record Jun. 10, 2015, 11:54am

Owner Lloyd Hughes alleges foreclosure action stems from 'classic example of equity stripping, discrimination'

Patient alleges negligence in post-op infection

Dan Harkins Jun. 9, 2015, 5:56pm

A female patient is suing over an infection that allegedly took place after her knee surgery.

SE side residents file class action vs Agri-Fine over 'noxious odors' from animal feed processing plant

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 9, 2015, 5:40pm