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Companies hit with breach of contract suit seeking $30K for materials

Annie Cosby Aug. 1, 2014, 7:30am

An insulation company is suing a construction company, claiming it hasn't paid for materials supplied.

Slip and fall spurs suit against owners of Reza's Restaurant

Annie Cosby Aug. 1, 2014, 8:30am

A man is suing over claims he was injured on a wet floor in a Chicago restaurant serving Mediterranean and Persian cuisine.

Man claims first and secondhand asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma

Annie Cosby Aug. 1, 2014, 9:03am

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Legal malpractice suit lodged against Elk Grove Village attorney

Annie Cosby Aug. 1, 2014, 10:15am

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Chicago Board of Education hit with injury suit over broken drain

Matt Russell Aug. 1, 2014, 12:00pm

A man is suing over injuries he allegedly sustained when his leg fell through a drain.

Former seaman files asbestos claim against dozens of companies

Matt Russell Aug. 4, 2014, 9:00am

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Woman slaps park district with suit over daughter's slide injury

Matt Russell Aug. 4, 2014, 9:30am

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Slip and fall at Tinley Park L.A. Fitness prompts lawsuit

Matt Russell Aug. 4, 2014, 9:50am

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Woman accuses Liberation Christian Center, pastor of failing to repay more than $79K in loans

Annie Cosby Aug. 4, 2014, 10:20am

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Seventh Circuit rejects Prenda trio's Lightspeed appeal, upholds sanctions award and contempt finding

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 4, 2014, 1:57pm

WoodThe Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals late last week upheld a quarter of a million dollar sanctions award and a contempt finding against a trio of attorneys believed to be behind the now-dissolved Prenda Law firm.In its 24-page ruling in Lightspeed Media Corp. v. Anthony Smith, et al., the federal appeals panel rejected every argument Paul Duffy, Paul Hansmeier and John Steele presented, saying

Woman files lawsuit against Jazzercise over parking lot slip and fall

Kelly Issacs Aug. 4, 2014, 2:00pm

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City of Chicago faces suit over pedestrian's trip on Erie Street sidewalk

Annie Cosby Aug. 5, 2014, 9:00am

A woman is suing over claims she was injured on a Chicago sidewalk.

Physicians group wants doctor to pay back insurance coverage

Annie Cosby Aug. 5, 2014, 9:05am

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Suit: Woman hit by car that crashed into Harvey laundromat

Annie Cosby Aug. 5, 2014, 9:20am

A woman is suing over claims she was injured when a car drove into a laundromat.Sabrina Boclair filed a lawsuit July 29 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Chellye Leverston, JKN Laundry LLC, doing business as Maytag Laundry Super, and National Shopping Plaza Inc., citing negligence.According to the complaint, Boclair was doing her laundry at Maytag Laundry Super in the shopping plaza on 147th

Woman blames Mexican restaurant for leg burns, claims its chili con queso was "unreasonably hot"

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 5, 2014, 11:57am

A Mexican restaurant is facing a lawsuit from a Lansing woman who claims she burned her legs on a carry-out order of chili con queso.

Judge gives preliminary OK to $75.5M proposed settlement in TCPA class action; believed to be largest of its kind

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 5, 2014, 6:05pm

HoldermanA federal judge late last month gave a preliminary thumbs-up to what is being dubbed the largest settlement in the two decade-plus history of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.If the agreement receives the judge’s final stamp of approval in December, Capital One and a trio of collection agencies will have to put nearly $75.5 million into a fund to settle a combined class action suit over

Alleged dog attack on Prairie Path prompts lawsuit against owners

Annie Cosby Aug. 6, 2014, 8:45am

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Man blames homeowner for ladder fall while picking fruit

The Cook County Record Aug. 6, 2014, 9:15am

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Delivery man lodges claim against CP Fire & Water Restoration over fall

Annie Cosby Aug. 6, 2014, 11:00am

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Seventh Circuit awards legal fees to author who won Sherlock Holmes copyright challenge; urges Doyle's estate to change business model

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 6, 2014, 1:05pm

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