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Chicago tour guide company faces suit following segway collision

Thomas Kallies Jan. 16, 2014, 5:18pm

Luke Scobie is suing Absolutely Chicago Gliding Tours for negligence after he was allegedly hit by an untrained segway operator during a tour.According to Scobie's complaint, filed Jan. 10 in the Cook County Circuit Court, Absolutely Chicago is a company that provides paid, guided tours around Chicago on segway machines. Scobie says he was sitting on a park bench in Lincoln Park when one of the segway

Former client sues the lawyers he retained to litigate his divorce

Thomas Kallies Jan. 16, 2014, 5:04pm

Essam A. Ammar filed suit in the Cook County Circuit Court on Jan. 10, naming his former lawyers, Schiller, Du Canto and Fleck LLP as the defendants.Ammar is suing his former lawyers due to the way they handled his divorce case. In his complaint, Ammar says he had numerous premarital assets including an IRA and a condominium, the value of which he should have gotten exclusive control of. However, Ammar

Former client sues the lawyers he retained to litigate his divorce

Thomas Kallies Jan. 16, 2014, 5:04pm

Essam A. Ammar filed suit in the Cook County Circuit Court on Jan. 10, naming his former lawyers, Schiller, Du Canto and Fleck LLP as the defendants.Ammar is suing his former lawyers due to the way they handled his divorce case. In his complaint, Ammar says he had numerous premarital assets including an IRA and a condominium, the value of which he should have gotten exclusive control of. However, Ammar

Time Definite Services sues over tractor fire

Whitney Brakken Jan. 16, 2014, 2:03pm

A commercial motor carrier transportation company is suing, claiming the tractor it  purchased was defective.

Ungaretti & Harris partner sued by former client

Thomas Kallies Jan. 16, 2014, 1:26pm

Nancy Gidwitz is suing her former lawyer at Ungaretti & Harris LLP, accusing him of legal malpractice.

Condo association named in trip and fall suit

Bethany Krajelis Jan. 16, 2014, 1:13pm

A man is suing a condo association over a trip and fall incident.

Woman files class action suit over "MyFord Touch" system

Kenneth Lowe Jan. 16, 2014, 11:35am

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Manorcare of Palos Heights East sued for alleged violations of the Nursing Home Care Act

Whitney Brakken Jan. 16, 2014, 10:00am

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Willow Creek Community Church sued over alleged child sex abuse

Joel Brakken Jan. 16, 2014, 9:45am

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Health care facilities sued for negligence over man's death

Joel Brakken Jan. 16, 2014, 9:20am

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Depuy faces another suit over hip replacement system

Whitney Brakken Jan. 16, 2014, 9:10am

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Kirk forms search committee for federal judgeship

Bethany Krajelis Jan. 15, 2014, 3:18pm

KirkU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Wednesday announced the formation of a search committee that will recommend a nominee to fill a vacancy on Chicago’s federal court.The vacancy was created late last year when U.S. District Judge James Holderman went on senior status. Those seeking consideration for the judgeship must submit an application, which can be found here, to Kirk's office by Feb. 14.Kirk, R-Ill.,

Medical center, doctors sued for medical malpractice

Matt Russell Jan. 15, 2014, 2:00pm

An Indiana woman is suing a local hospital and its staff, alleging a performed surgery resulted in liver disease.

Suburban school sued by woman who fell down gym bleachers

Whitney Brakken Jan. 15, 2014, 1:55pm

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City, police officers sued over alleged use of excessive force

Annie Cosby Jan. 15, 2014, 1:00pm

The City of Chicago and some of its police officers are facing a lawsuit by a man who claims he was wrongfully detained.

Apartment complex sued after a tenant trips on an exposed drainage pipe

Thomas Kallies Jan. 15, 2014, 11:40am

Mary Lee Behn is suing Woodland Creek LLC over injuries she allegedly suffered on its premises.

MortgageIT sues over loan application, alleges fraud

Whitney Brakken Jan. 15, 2014, 11:03am

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Defense attorneys say venue tactics mark another chapter in Prenda saga

Bethany Krajelis Jan. 15, 2014, 10:48am

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Equity Lifestyle Properties sued for negligence after fall

Joel Brakken Jan. 15, 2014, 10:07am

A woman is suing over claims she fell after a bench collapsed.

Martorina Family LLC sued for negligence over construction injury

Joel Brakken Jan. 14, 2014, 3:02pm

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