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A woman sue mental health clinic

Ruel Reyes Apr. 1, 2016, 3:54am

Woman sues Clarity Clinic L.L.C.CHICAGO — A woman is suing Clarity Clinic L.L.C., a mental health clinic, citing alleged negligence resulting in injury.Amanda Walsh filed a complaint on March 30, in the Cook Circuit Court against Clarity Clinic L.L.C.

Appeals panel: Families of medical malpractice plaintiffs who die while case pending can add wrongful death claims to lawsuit

Dan Churney Apr. 1, 2016, 11:22am

Unraveling what it called a “classic clash of apparently conflicting statutes,” an Illinois appeals panel has ruled the family of a woman who died while her medical negligence lawsuit was pending against a doctor, the University of Chicago Medical Center and affiliates is not blocked by a statute of repose from adding wrongful death claims to the preexisting lawsuit.

Couple blames health care providers for husband's injuries

Ruel Reyes Apr. 1, 2016, 1:07pm

CHICAGO — A couple is suing a Chicago hospital and doctors, alleging negligence resulting in injuries for the husband.

Son blames long-term care facility for father's death

Ruel Reyes Apr. 1, 2016, 1:19pm

CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing a Norridge a long-term nursing care facility, alleging negligence caused his father's death.

Couple blames physician for wife's fall

Ruel Reyes Apr. 1, 2016, 1:32pm

CHICAGO — A couple is suing health care providers, alleging negligence resulting in the wife's injuries.

Customer blames Wal-Mart for fall

Ruel Reyes Apr. 1, 2016, 1:41pm

A customer is suing Walmart, alleging employees' negligence led to him slipping and falling in the company's Bedford Park store.

Patient alleges mental health clinic negligence led to distress

Ruel Reyes Apr. 1, 2016, 2:00pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing a Chicago mental health clinic, alleging negligence resulting in emotional distress

Estate seeks relative's records from long-term nursing facility

Ruel Reyes Apr. 1, 2016, 2:12pm

CHICAGO — An estate is suing an Oak Lawn long-term nursing facility, alleging failure to respond to a request for medical records.

'Average Joe' investment coaches headed to court over allegedly unpaid millions owed in joint venture

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 1, 2016, 5:42pm

Financial media personalities Todd Horwitz and Adam Mesh, who have built their careers on coaching “average joes” on the intricacies of investing, have landed in Cook County court, with Horwitz accusing Mesh of refusing to pay what he alleged is owed for using Horwitz’s name and brand to boost Mesh’s group of investment marketing campaigns.

Judge: Chicago red light cameras, enabling state law valid, constitutional

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 1, 2016, 9:17pm

The city of Chicago will be allowed to continue to hand out tickets to motorists caught on camera running red lights after a Cook County judge garaged another legal challenge arguing both the city’s ordinance and a state law enabling cities, villages and counties within the Chicago and St. Louis metropolitan areas to set up red light camera systems were valid and constitutional.

McCormick Foundation OK to sue over insurance advice blamed for hefty legal bills after Tribune bankruptcy

Dan Churney Apr. 4, 2016, 10:57am

A state appeals panel has ruled two former major shareholders in the Tribune Company, who are in litigation with creditors, can continue to press their malpractice suit against a prominent Chicago insurance broker for allegedly giving bum advice to change insurance companies, which put the ex-shareholders on the hook for legal costs instead of their insurer.

Wife blames Chicago health facility for husband's death

Ruel Reyes Apr. 4, 2016, 12:20pm

CHICAGO — A wife is suing a group of Chicago health providers, alleging negligence in her husband's death.

Employee blames engineering company for foot injury

Ruel Reyes Apr. 4, 2016, 12:31pm

CHICAGO — An employee is suing a group of companies, alleging negligence led to him being injured.

Patient accuses Evergreen Park health care providers of inadequate treatment

Ruel Reyes Apr. 4, 2016, 12:46pm

CHICAGO — A patient is suing a number of Evergreen Park health care providers, alleging negligence in a post-surgical infection.

Estate blames Oak Park nursing facility for death

Ruel Reyes Apr. 4, 2016, 1:03pm

CHICAGO — An estate independent administrator is suing an Oak Park nursing and rehabilitation facility, alleging negligence caused a relative's death.

Estate alleges Des Plaines rehab facility's negligence led to relative's death

Ruel Reyes Apr. 4, 2016, 2:25pm

CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing a Des Plaines rehabilitation center, alleging negligence caused a relative's death.

Class action says Alexian Brothers charges those without insurance too much for health care

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 4, 2016, 6:38pm

A man who lacked health insurance when he received health care from Alexian Brothers Health System has brought a potential class action lawsuit against the northwest suburban health system, alleging Alexian Brothers committed fraud when it billed him for a higher amount than it would have billed health insurers for the same services.

Sober housing group says city discriminated against its clients in denying permit for West Town home

Scott Holland Apr. 5, 2016, 12:52pm

A substance abuse recovery organization has accused Chicago city officials of violating federal disability laws in citing city zoning rules to block the group’s application to allow a group of recovering substance abusers to live in a single family home in the city’s West Town neighborhood.

Estate accuses Orland Park health care center of negligence

Ruel Reyes Apr. 5, 2016, 1:12pm

CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing an Orland Park health center, alleging negligence.

Couple blames health service provider for husband's eye injury

Ruel Reyes Apr. 5, 2016, 1:32pm

CHICAGO — A couple is suing Berwyn health care providers, alleging negligence led to injury.