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Nursing home blamed for elderly woman's death

Robert Hadley Nov. 23, 2015, 1:15pm

A Cook County woman is suing a Chicago nursing home, alleging wrongful death in the passing of an 87-year-old woman.

Daughter sues doctor, hospital, alleging malpractice in mother's cancer death

Robert Hadley Nov. 20, 2015, 7:41pm

A Cook County woman is suing a doctor and hospital, alleging wrongful death in a case involving her mother.

Former Intelligentsia Coffee president says he's owed $15 million from sale to Peet's

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 20, 2015, 5:14pm

The former CEO and president of Intelligentsia Coffee says his former business partners owe him $15 million, which he said is the amount he is entitled to under his employment agreement with Intelligentsia following the company’s sale to Peet’s Coffee last month. On Nov. 19, Robert Buono, a former lawyer who made a fortune in real estate development before taking over management at Intelligentsia, filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court against Intelligentsia and its cofounders.

Patient blames Linden Oaks Hospital for fall suffered while medicated

Robert Hadley Nov. 20, 2015, 2:18pm

A Cook County woman is suing a Naperville hospital, alleging negligence regarding medication she was given while she was a patient.

Son blames ManorCare of Elk Grove for mother's death

Robert Hadley Nov. 20, 2015, 1:18pm

A Cook County man is suing an Elk Grove Village nursing home, alleging negligence led to his mother's death.

Cook County woman blames health care providers for sister’s death

Robert Hadley Nov. 19, 2015, 12:31pm

A Cook County woman is suing a Chicago hospital and other health care providers, alleging malpractice in the death of her sister.

High schools, districts not in open field yet on football concussion lawsuits, but recent dismissal raises bar

Hoang Tran Nov. 17, 2015, 10:34pm

High schools in Illinois could still face legal trouble over the traumatic brain injuries suffered by the state's high school football players. But the legal bar potential plaintiffs must clear when suing Illinois' statewide high school athletics association has been raised, following a Cook County judge's decision to toss a class action over just that issue.

Patient's daughter accuses Glenshire Nursing of failing to release records

Robert Hadley Nov. 16, 2015, 1:32pm

A Calumet City woman is suing a Richton Park nursing home, seeking the release of her mother’s medical records.

Daughter accuses Lexington Center of negligence in father's death

Robert Hadley Nov. 16, 2015, 12:51pm

A Cook County woman is suing Lexington Health Care Center, alleging negligence in her father’s death.

Cook County woman accuses Pillman Properties of negligence in sidewalk injury

Robert Hadley Nov. 13, 2015, 1:56pm

A Cook County woman is suing property owners, alleging they allowed dangerous conditions on its premises.

Patient accuses Chicago surgery center of malpractice during shoulder surgery

Robert Hadley Nov. 9, 2015, 1:30pm

A Cook County woman is suing a doctor and a surgical center, alleging malpractice and negligence in her shoulder surgery.

Couple sues UC Medical Center, alleging malpractice in infant daughter’s injuries

Robert Hadley Nov. 9, 2015, 1:10pm

A Cook County couple is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center doctors who delivered their infant daughter, alleging negligence that caused her to suffer permanent injuries.

Lawsuit says Tinley Park unevenly enforces red light camera tickets, lets those connected to village hall off hook

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 6, 2015, 6:20pm

Two Tinley Park residents have hit the village of Tinley Park with a class action lawsuit over its red light traffic camera program, claiming Tinley police have abused their discretion in letting fellow government workers and those connected to Tinley’s mayor get away with running red lights, while not giving similar deference to those on the outside.

Daughter sues Chicago motorist, alleging negligence in father’s fatal car crash

Robert Hadley Nov. 6, 2015, 3:09pm

A Cook County woman is suing the driver of a car that she alleges struck and killed her father.

Sister accuses Chicago police of neglect in brother’s death

Robert Hadley Nov. 6, 2015, 2:02pm

A Cook County woman is suing the city of Chicago and several unknown police officers, alleging neglect for failing to provide medical attention to her stricken brother.

State high court: Mesothelioma may take decades to manifest, but law gives only 25 years to file suit over asbestos exposure

Dana Herra Nov. 6, 2015, 10:57am

Story CopyA widow whose husband’s asbestos-related illness manifested more than 40 years after his last exposure cannot collect damages from the employer responsible for the exposure, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled.

Cook County man sues ex-customer, alleging defamation in Yelp review

Robert Hadley Nov. 5, 2015, 2:49pm

A Cook County man and his business are suing a former customer, alleging defamation for statements made on Yelp.

Cook County company sues building's previous owner in asbestos cleanup dispute

Robert Hadley Nov. 5, 2015, 2:33pm

A Cook County company is suing an Itasca vendor, alleging negligence regarding asbestos removal.

Daughter sues Elmwood Care, charges negligence in mother's death

Robert Hadley Nov. 4, 2015, 11:19am

A Cook County woman is suing an Elmwood Park care facility, alleging negligence in the death of her mother.

Med-Mal case vs clinic that receives federal grant money removed to federal court after US Atty steps in

Hanna Nakano Nov. 3, 2015, 11:38pm

A medical malpractice claim filed against a Chicago clinic and several associated doctors has been moved from Cook County Circuit Court to federal court, after the U.S. Attorney's office intervened on behalf of the clinic and its doctors because the clinic receives federal grant money.