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Woman claims dental care was done improperly

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 3:37pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Dr. Barry Cherny, DDS, and Hochstadter, Isaacson, Cherny & Associates Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Ltd. d/b/a Hochstadter, Isaacson, Cherny, Dumanis & Associates Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Ltd, dental-care providers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man says nursing home didn't prevent fall

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 3:42pm

CHICAGO — A resident is suing Evergreen Living & Rehab Center LLC, d/b/a The Villa at Evergreen Park, a nursing care facility, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says slippery floor led to injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 3:46pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Walgreen Co., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries that she suffered in a fall.

Man who had heart attack sues care providers

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 3:54pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Christopher D. Bane, M.D., individually and as an owner, agent, servant and/ or employee of Heartcare Centers of Illinois, S.C. d/b/a Heart Care Centers of Illinois SC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Cancer patient sues over care

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 3:59pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Merlin Kelsick, M.D., and Advent Medical Corp., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

IL high court home warranty decision prevents unneeded home price markups, limits impact, builders say

Taryn Phaneuf Jul. 1, 2016, 4:09pm

Home builders breathed a sigh of relief when a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision upheld the status quo for home builders' liability when a defect is found years down the line.

Judge delays additional attorney fees in Southwest drink voucher class action, but scolds objectors

Dan Churney Jul. 1, 2016, 4:10pm

A Chicago federal judge reversed one of his earlier decisions, but at the same time rebuked a member of a class-action suit for the member’s objection to hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional attorney fees in a case against Southwest Airlines over in-flight drink vouchers – a case in which class members have received free drinks, while plaintiffs’ attorneys slated to pocket more than $1.6 million. 

Man alleges errors in surgical procedures

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:31am

CHICAGO — A man is suing William D. Lack, M.D., individually and as an agent, employee or servant of Loyola University Medical Center, Francois Audrice, M.D., individually and as an agent, employee or servant of Loyola University Medical Center, Drew Burleson, M.D., as an employee of Loyola University Medical Center, and Loyola University Medical Center, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Nursing care facility accused in wrongful-death allegation

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:41am

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Symphony Deerbrook LLC, d/b/a Symphony of Joliet, and Symphony Financial Services LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in a nursing care facility.

Woman says village, motorist at fault in collision

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:47am

CHICAGO — A woman is suing fellow motorist Victoria J. Abrams and the Village of Northbrook, citing alleged negligence, failure to warn and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says theater owner at fault for injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:51am

CHICAGO — An individual is suing AMC Network Entertainment LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in a theater.

Mammogram wasn't evaluated properly, plaintiff claims

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 11:58am

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Kevin Kirshenbaum, M.D.; Integrated Imaging Consultants LLC; Illinois Masonic Medical Center; and Advocate Health Care, health providers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

IL legislation to update disability access laws not likely to harm businesses, chamber says

Emma Gallimore Jul. 5, 2016, 11:10am

Updates to accessibility guidelines won’t have much of an effect on businesses but will bring regulations up to date with federal law, said a spokesperson from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.

Wording of hotel tax rules doom most suburban collection suits vs Expedia, other online room renters

Dana Herra Jul. 5, 2016, 11:11am

The village of Lombard is the only one of more than a dozen municipalities suing 13 online travel sites to come out a winner, after a federal judge ruled that the sites do not need to pay additional taxes to the other villages and cities.

Nursing home accused of providing poor care

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 5:39pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a suit against Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., a nursing care facility, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

City accused of discrimination against employee

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 5:42pm

CHICAGO — An employee is suing the City of Chicago, an employer, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and retaliation.

Nursing home accused of not providing proper attention

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 5:47pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Belmont Village Buffalo Grove L.L.C. and Belmont Village Buffalo Grove Tenant L.L.C., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in a nursing home.

Man claims injuries from falling roll of insulation

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 5:59pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing Home Depot Inc. and The Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., property owners, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman blames medical care providers for conditions after surgery

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 6:04pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing St. Alexius Medical Center, Suburban Surgical Care Specialists, S.C., Paul J. Guske, M.D., and James Kane Jr., M.D., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

GOP in 7th District files lawsuit over alleged bylaw violation

Brent Zell Jul. 6, 2016, 10:17am

What makes a true political-party member? A lawsuit alleges that it depends on what ballot a voter chooses to use – and if that voter later runs for a party office.