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505 Professional Building LLC accused over worker's death at building demolition site

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 5:00am

An estate administrator is suing Goldberg Thatcher Young Holdings LLC, which is also known as 505 Professional Building LLC, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Medicine, others accused of missed diagnosis

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing Northwestern Medicine, Near North Podiatry, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, Northwestern Healthcare Corporation, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, Northwestern Medical Group, George V. Bucciero DPM P.C., Dr. Joel Wilsnack and Dr. George Bucciero for alleged negligence.

Consultants in Cardiology & Electrophysiology LLC, others accused of wrongful death

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 3:00am

A man is suing Dr. William Spear, Consultants in Cardiology & Electrophysiology LLC, Dr. James McGarry, Franciscan Physician Network, Dr. Devangi Sreekanth, Dr. Hassan Kieso, Specialty Physicians of Illinois LLC, and Franciscan Health Olympia Fields for alleged wrongful death.

Northwestern Medical Group, doctors accused of wrongful termination

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 2:00am

A doctor is suing Northwestern Medical Group, Dr. M. Christine Stock and Dr. David Walega for alleged breach of contract, retaliation and wrongful termination.

The Original Mother's accused of failing to provide proper security

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 1:00am

A man is suing The Original Mother's and an unknow assailiant for alleged negligence.

Juvenile inmates OK to continue some of their lawsuit over filming of 'Empire' in Cook detention center

Scott Holland Oct. 19, 2017, 7:33pm

A federal judge is allowing juvenile inmates to continue part of their lawsuit over filming of the television show “Empire” at a Cook County detention center.

Ninth Circuit decision in Robins v. Spokeo case could have far reaching implications

Elizabeth Alt Oct. 19, 2017, 7:07pm

A California federal appeals court's ruling that Thomas Robins and other consumers have actually alleged sufficient injury to pursue their claims in federal court against online personal information listing service Spokeo - the first such ruling in the case since a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision - could have far reaching implications.

Hope Chapel Oak Lawn Foursquare Church allegedly failed to prevent sexual assault

Louie Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 5:00am

A woman is suing Charles Price and Hope Chapel Oak Lawn Foursquare Church for alleged negligence and sexual assault.

Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center allegedly failed to prevent patient from developing pressure ulcers

Louie Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 4:30am

A woman is suing Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center for allegedly failing to prevent a patient from developing pressure ulcers.

Xsport Fitness, Capital Fitness Inc. allegedly failed to prevent individual from falling on liquid

Louie Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing Xsport Fitness and Capital Fitness Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Cara Lewis Group, others accused in trip-and-fall at concert venue

Louie Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 3:00am

An individual is suing Cara Lewis Group, the Anschutz Corporation, Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc., AEG Presents LLC and related entities for alleged liability and negligence.

Advocate Christ Medical Center allegedly refused to turn over medical records

Louie Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 2:00am

A woman is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center for allegedly failing to turn over medical records.

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Louie Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 1:00am

A woman is suing Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Appeals court says union benefits plans can't sue Abbott Labs for overreaching promotion of Depakote

Dan Churney Oct. 18, 2017, 6:55pm

A federal appeals panel has upheld the dismissal of a suit, which alleged a Chicago-area drug maker cost union benefit plans money by pushing doctors to prescribe Depakote to union members for non-FDA approved uses. The judges ruled the union plans are too far removed from the drug maker's actions to stake a claim.

Challenger in Cook County Assessor's race asks court to unmask creators of sham campaign websites

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 18, 2017, 6:45pm

A Democrat running to unseat incumbent Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios has asked a court to help him unmask the people he claims are responsible for creating sham websites and social media pages for his campaign.

Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital, others accused of cancer misdiagnosis

Louie Torres Oct. 18, 2017, 4:00am

A man is suing Dr. Nagarpu S.R. Reddy, Dr. Ofelia S. Ruiz, Presence Health Partners LLC, and Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital for alleged negligence.