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1st Response EMS allegedly failed to properly transport patient who fell from stair chair

Louie Torres Mar. 17, 2017, 11:45am

A deceased man's family is suing 1st Response EMS Inc. and its agents for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a patient from falling off a stair chair.

Appellate court: Moraine Valley Community College wrong to fire adjunct who publicly criticized college

Laura Halleman Mar. 17, 2017, 12:07am

The Illinois First District Appellate Court upheld a decision of the Illinois Education Labor Relations Board, which had ruled Moraine Valley Community College had violated labor relations rules when it fired an adjunct faculty member who criticized the college in a letter to an organization that was reviewing the school.

Judge: 2012 deal may tap brakes on suit vs GM over block of Motor Werks Cadillac dealership relocation

Scott Holland Mar. 17, 2017, 12:01am

A federal judge has refused a request by a Barrington-based dealer of luxury automobiles to give it the win in the dealership’s ongoing dispute with General Motors over the automaker’s attempt to block the relocation of its Cadillac dealership to Motor Werks’ new auto mall. 

Class action: Blistex lip ointment tubes, dispensers cause users to waste money on unusable product

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 16, 2017, 5:41pm

A California woman has applied to lead a class action lawsuit against the Oak Brook-based maker of Blistex lip ointment, alleging the company smears customers by selling their product in tubes that leave a quarter of the ointment stick inaccessible to users, even though customers believe they are paying for the full amount.

Phoney Lawsuits: How a Polish immigrant apparently sued his way to $800K

John O'Brien Mar. 16, 2017, 1:43pm

FDS Bank says the man no longer qualifies for Social Security disability benefits because he has made approximately $800,000 from filing 31 lawsuits. FDS says he made less than $30,000 in 2009 working construction before creating a scheme to manufacture claims under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Judge dismisses Unilever's first try to sue Johnson Controls over collapse of Melrose Park factory deal

Robert Lawson Mar. 16, 2017, 1:24pm

A Chicago federal judge dismissed the first attempt at a lawsuit brought by Unilever against Johnson Controls over the collapse of a deal to sell a factory in Melrose Park.

S. Reynaga Construction Company allegedly failed to take safety measures

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:53pm

An Illinois man is suing S. Reynaga Construction Company for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a bollard from falling from an excavator and striking the plaintiff.

It's a Dunn Deal allegedly failed to fix defective, blocked staircase

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:50pm

A Chicago man is suing It's a Dunn Deal LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent him from falling down a staircase the plaintiff claims was obstructed by a kitchen appliance. 

Healthfuse alleges CDH-Delnor Health System owes $2.2M for contract breach

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:17pm

A Wisconsin company is suing CDH-Delnor Health System, citing an alleged breach of contract, worth $2.2 million.

Manorcare Health Services allegedly failed to take measures to prevent sexual assault

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:12pm

A patient and her guardian are suing Manorcare Health Services-Rolling Meadows, a long-term care facility, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent sexual assault at its facility.

Premium 127 Night Club allegedly failed to prevent shooting

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:10pm

A patron is suing Fun & Cocktails Inc., which does business as Premium 127 Night Club, the club's owners and a minor who allegedly shot him, alleging the club sold alcohol to the minor and allowed him the minor to shoot the plaintiff at the club.

Edward Hospital allegedly failed to take measures to prevent punctured spinal cord

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:04pm

A patient is suing Edward Hospital, Dupage Valley Anesthesiologists Ltd. and Charles Kim, M.D. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her spinal cord from being punctured.

Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 12:02pm

A patient's representative is suing Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries from pressure sores.

South Suburban Rehab Center allegedly failed to take measures to keep patient from fracturing skull

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:59am

A patient's guardian is suing South Suburban Rehab Center for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a patient from falling and fracturing his skull.

Mother says Chicago hospital, doctor failed to properly monitor unborn baby's heart rate

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:58am

A mother whose newborn baby died after birth is suing University of Chicago Medicine and others, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Woman says CEP America, doctors failed to prevent further pulmonary embolization

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:53am

A patient's representative is suing health providers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Man accuses Chicago police of assaulting him

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:49am

A man is suing the city of Chicago and five police officers who allegedly threw the plaintiff to the ground, sprayed him with pepper spray and repeatedly punched him.

Man says hip replacement manufacturer, seller provided unsafe implants

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:46am

A man is suing a hip replacement manufacturer, citing alleged design defect, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, negligence and product liability.

Renaissance at Midway allegedly failed to prevent patient's pressure ulcer

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:44am

A deceased woman's family is suing a nursing facility, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Depuy Orthopaedics, Premier Orthopaedic Sales allegedly failed to prevent use of defective device

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 11:39am

A patient is suing Depuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Premier Orthopaedic Sales Inc., an Indiana corporation, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the manufacture, sale and use of a defective artificial hip implant.