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Chicago Board of Education sued for negligent misrepresentation

Annie Cosby Jan. 2, 2014, 2:10pm


Woman trips over hole in crosswalk, sues city

Thomas Kallies Dec. 30, 2013, 11:15am


Man falls at construction site, sues city

Matt Russell Dec. 27, 2013, 9:27am

A man is suing after allegedly falling into a hole at a construction site while walking.

Mother sues after her child was allegedly killed by a Chicago police officer

Whitney Brakken Dec. 27, 2013, 8:12am


Cook County’s addiction to lawsuit costing region badly-needed jobs

Travis Akin Dec. 20, 2013, 8:30am

The verdict is and Cook County is one of the worst local jurisdictions in the country for legal fairness, according to the newly-released “Judicial Hellholes” report from the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF).

Woman falls at Midway and sues

Whitney Brakken Dec. 18, 2013, 12:25pm


Madison and St. Clair counties rank No. 5 on ATRA's judicial hellhole list; Cook County leads watch list

Bethany Krajelis Dec. 17, 2013, 8:30am


United Airlines, the city of Chicago named in negligence lawsuit after a woman slips

Joel Brakken Dec. 12, 2013, 11:17am


Family sues City of Chicago, driver over police chase that ended in man's death

Thomas Kallies Dec. 10, 2013, 8:25am


Chicago faces suit after woman falls in crosswalk

Whitney Brakken Dec. 4, 2013, 9:05am


Bicycle accident results in lawsuit

Whitney Brakken Dec. 3, 2013, 8:00am

A woman is suing after she fell off her bicycle because of holes in the sidewalk.

Chicago police officer accused of arresting a man without probable cause

Joel Brakken Nov. 27, 2013, 9:31am


City of Chicago sued for unsafe streets

Ben Hart Nov. 19, 2013, 10:30am


Woman sues city for negligence after body found inside submerged vehicle

Thomas Kallies Nov. 18, 2013, 3:15pm


Raised manhole at construction site leads to lawsuit

Thomas Kallies Nov. 14, 2013, 2:15pm

John H. Jackson filed a lawsuit Nov. 6 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the City of Chicago and K-Five Construction Corp. over injuries he claims he sustained after falling off his motorcycle.

City of Chicago faces suit after woman breaks leg at O'Hare

Whitney Brakken Nov. 14, 2013, 12:30pm

A woman is suing the City of Chicago after she allegedly sustained injuries at O'Hare Airport.

First District reverses part of Cook County ruling over woman's sidewalk injury

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 14, 2013, 7:55am


Man sues after using blocked exit at Metra station

Thomas Kallies Nov. 13, 2013, 12:45pm

Duane Kuipers filed suit Nov. 5 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Northeast IL Regional Commuter Railroad Corp., Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority, doing business as Metra, Millennium Station at Randolph, City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Beitler Millennium Station LLC.

City sued after woman falls in hole on sidewalk

Joel Brakken Nov. 12, 2013, 3:00pm

A woman is suing the City of Chicago for injuries she claims she sustained after falling in a hole on the sidewalk.

Cook County couple sued for breach of contract

Joel Brakken Nov. 6, 2013, 11:00am

A Cook County man is suing a couple for breach of contract after building code violations were found after closing a real estate deal.