The guardian of a disabled patient is suing South Loop Living & Rehab Center LLC, which does business as Warren Barr South Loop, Legacy Healthcare Financial Services LLC and Progressive Healthcare Consulting LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent the patient from developing pressure sores and heal existing ones.
Lawsuit: Quarles & Brady concealed key info in bad loan deal for Gammonley River North condo project
The parent company of a Downers Grove-based plastics manufacturer has sued its former attorneys, claiming they potentially owe millions of dollars for allegedly helping a financially-troubled Chicago condo development group conceal other loan defaults to secure a $4.3 million loan to get the money they needed to build a River North condo project.
A man who launched an ill-fated primary election challenge of Michael J. Madigan, arguably the most powerful politician in Illinois, has again lost to the Speaker of the State House of Representatives, after a federal judge tossed out his lawsuit alleging Madigan and his political allies violated his constitutional rights by conspiring to smear his name and undercut his campaign.
More than 25 years after its passage, a federal telemarketing law hasn’t just created a cottage industry for lawyers – it has spawned a group of professional plaintiffs like Stoops who are armed with several cell phones for the purpose of receiving debt collection calls often intended for other individuals.
A woman is suing Mat Holdings Inc., the owner of a warehouse distribution center in Romeoville, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent the fatal injuries suffered by a father of three minor children, who died in an accident involving a reach lift he was operating at the warehouse.
Executors of the estate of a deceased long-term care facility resident are suing the Moorings of Arlington Heights LLC, which does business as The Moorings Health Center and Presbyterian Homes Manager LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to monitor and supervise the resident, who was allegedly prone to falling.
Consumers too far down distribution chain to press price fixing class action vs steelmakers, says judge
A group of steel makers, led by Chicago-based ArcelorMittal USA, have beaten down a class-action antitrust lawsuit filed by more than a dozen consumers, who alleged the companies schemed to raise prices for goods made with steel, by pointing out the consumers were too far down the distribution line from the steel manufacturers to claim losses.
This week, a Chicago federal court will empanel jurors to decide whether pharmaceutical maker GlaxoSmithKline should be made to pay the widow of a Chicago lawyer who committed suicide by jumping in front of a train after taking a generic version of Paxil, an antidepressant developed by GSK, because, the woman claims, the drug’s warning label, which was approved by federal regulators, did not contain enough information on suicide risk, misleading the doctor who prescribed it.