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First District upholds nearly $10 million jury award against construction company

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 29, 2013, 3:32pm

The First District Appellate Court has upheld a jury’s decision ordering a construction company to pay nearly $10 million to a family after a 74-year-old man died and his then 51-year-old son was severely injured on a construction site at a suburban high school.

Hilton removes Alabama woman's slip-and-fall suit to federal court

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 2, 2013, 2:15pm


Corporation sues over video gambling machine dispute

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 30, 2013, 5:18pm

A business dispute over video gambling machines has landed in the Cook County Circuit Court.

Woman files class action suit over robocalls likely related to Yaz litigation

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 29, 2013, 4:32pm

A woman has filed a class action lawsuit over robocalls she contends were made in an effort to solicit women harmed by an oral contraceptive at the center of pending multidistrict litigation.

Plaintiffs in RICO suit over Avery v. State Farm claim defendants ‘jumped the gun’

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 26, 2013, 1:16pm


Food company sues over $72,784 worth of mayo

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 25, 2013, 4:09pm


Insurance company seeks declaration over duty to defend Papa John's

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 25, 2013, 2:38pm


Status hearing over Prenda Law's libel lawsuit set for Aug. 14

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 23, 2013, 5:12pm


Durbin recommends five for vacancy on federal bench

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 22, 2013, 10:37am


Widow files lung cancer asbestos suit

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 18, 2013, 5:56pm

The widow of a man who died from lung cancer has sued three dozen defendant companies, claiming they knew or should have known their asbestos-containing products were dangerous.

Woman files asbestos suit against dozens of companies; alleges first and second hand exposure

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 18, 2013, 4:59pm

A woman who asserts she developed mesothelioma through first and second-hand exposure to asbestos has sued more than three dozen defendant companies.

Woman sues Frito-Lay, claims jewelry was baked into Cheetos

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 18, 2013, 3:41pm

A woman has filed a product liability suit over a bag Cheetos that she claims contained an extra crunch: an earring.

Man sues Aldi's over sidewalk fall

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 17, 2013, 8:47pm


Estate administrator files negligence suit against hospital, nursing home

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 17, 2013, 6:05pm


Real estate developer, companies hit with personal injury suit

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 16, 2013, 5:14pm


Passengers file negligence suit over plane fire

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 16, 2013, 2:25pm


Loan provider sues Chicago attorney, claims he owes thousands

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 16, 2013, 2:17pm

A loan provider has sued a Chicago attorney, claiming he owes it at least $110,000.

River North bar hit with negligence suit over alleged attack

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 16, 2013, 2:05pm


Tressler sues former client for legal fees

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 16, 2013, 1:57pm


Key to real pension reform is HB3303

The Cook County Record Jun. 26, 2013, 1:33pm

To the Editor: