A woman is suing a rock-climbing center, alleging staff allowed her to use the facility without training, culminating in a 15-foot fall and injuries.
Family of NFL player Paul Oliver sue Riddell, blame equipment maker for Oliver's suicide linked to CTE
The family of former National Football League player Paul Oliver, who committed suicide in front of his wife and two young sons, has sued the company that made the helmets used by NFL players and other football players at many levels of the game, blaming the manufacturer for conspiring with the NFL and others to cover up its knowledge of the ineffectiveness of its helmets at preventing the kind of brain injuries the family said ultimately led to Oliver's mental illness.
Family of former Blackhawks Steve Montador says NHL's promotion of violence, fighting at fault for players' brain injuries
The family of former Chicago Blackhawks player Steve Montador has joined officially the growing ranks of those suing the National Hockey League over the league’s alleged seeming indifference to the repeated head trauma to its players – trauma the family says eventually contributed to his death in early 2015, at the age of 35, two years after his retirement from the league.
An appeals panel has upheld an $8 million judgment awarded to the family of a suburban woman killed by a truck along the side of Interstate 94 in 2010, rejecting a trucking company's claims it didn't get a fair trial and the trial judge made a number of mistakes. The First District Appellate Court in Chicago on Aug. 14 affirmed the jury verdict awarded to the family of Stacey L. McHale.
On the eve of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Final involving the organizations for which he played and coached professionally, former Chicago Blackhawks standout Steve Ludzik has added his name to a growing list of former professional hockey players suing the NHL in connection with concussions suffered during his playing career.
A Cook County resident filed suit against a private air flight service company for alleged negligence in a 2014 incident. Cindy Galvin brought a lawsuit May 22 in Cook County Circuit Court against Signature Flight Support Corporation of Wheeling, claiming liability in a May 2014 injury. The defendant operates three Cook County offices, according to the filing.
A trader at the Chicago Board of Trade has sued Chicago-based Allston Trading, a high frequency trading firm reportedly at the center of a federal investigation, accusing Allston of improperly tampering with the market for U.S. Treasury bonds for years.