A former resident of a treatment center for adolescent girls with emotional disabilities is suing BHC Streamwood Hospital Inc., Rockford Acquisition Sub Inc., Universal Health Services Inc. and Rock River Academy and Residential Center, alleging that the facility negligently subjected her to emotional distress by placing another resident known to have a history of sexual assaults as her roommate.
Personal injury lawyers square off over untold unpaid sums in attorney fees owed for referred malpractice, wrongful death, nursing home cases
Two Chicago area personal injury lawyers are squaring off in Cook County court over an attempt by one of the lawyers to leave the other in the dark on the true status of referred cases, potentially shorting his colleague hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in attorneys’ fees he may be owed under a referral agreement between the two. Naperville-based personal injury lawyer Barry R. Rabovsky filed a complaint on Oct. 5 in Cook County Circuit Court against Craig Manchik, a Chicago trial lawye
Crestwood seeks to float bonds to fund possible $15 million settlement to end litigation over contaminated well water
A suburban Chicago village facing hundreds of lawsuits over allegations it knowingly allowed its residents to drink water contaminated with toxic, cancer-causing chemicals for decades has opted to move forward with a potential bond issue to potentially settle the litigation en masse later this year.