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Appeals panel upholds $26M for lawyer hurt in taxi crash, despite dissent over Chicago regulations

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 20, 2017, 6:45pm

A divided state appeals court has upheld a $26 million jury verdict awarded to a Chicago lawyer injured in a 2005 taxicab crash near Hinsdale, saying the Yellow Cab taxi affiliation must pay out for the accident because the injured passenger believed Yellow Cab was the driver’s “apparent agent,” even though Yellow Cab did not employ the driver and a Cook County trial judge refused to let YCA show the jury key evidence on how extensively all cabs are controlled by Chicago City Hall.

McHenry County Orthopaedics, others accused of negligence in connection with shoulder infection

Louie Torres Feb. 11, 2017, 12:00am

A husband and wife are suing Justin Gent, M.D., and McHenry County Orthopaedics, S.C./Centegra Physician Care, alleging negligence in medical care.

Man blames Rush University Medical Center, doctor for hearing loss from Neomycin

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:19am

A patient is suing Rush University Medical Center and Sheila Eswaran, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Central Dupage Hospital Association, others accused of negligence in man's care

Louie Torres Nov. 17, 2016, 12:52pm

A patient is suing John Boudeman, M.D.; West Central Anesthesiology Group Ltd.; and Central Dupage Hospital Association, alleging negligence in medical care.

Health providers accused of failing to head off cardiac event

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2016, 4:53pm

A family is suing a doctor, identified as Carl Eybel, and Rush University Medical Center, in a wrongful death claim alleging they didn't do enough to prevent the death of their relative.

Construction worker sues over alleged on-the-job injuries

Ruel Reyes Mar. 11, 2016, 7:58pm

CHICAGO – A concrete worker is suing over injuries he alleged sustained while working on a job site.

Cook County widow sues electrical contractor, alleging wrongful death

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 1:05pm

A Cook County woman is suing an electrical contracting firm and four other businesses, alleging negligence in her husband’s death.