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Ex-Chicago Park District employee says was discriminated against because he is middle-aged, Polish

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

A Cook County man has filed a discrimination suit against the Chicago Park District over his 2017 termination.


Medical

Palos Community Hospital, others named in widow's wrongful death suit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

A widow alleges her late husband was not sent for appropriate cardiac workup by physicians and a Palos Heights hospital before his death.


Medical

Woman accuses Elk Grove facility of failing to protect resident from pressure ulcers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

An Elk Grove Village care facility is alleged to have failed to monitor a former resident's skin condition.


Medical

MacNeal Hospital patient alleges he developed ulcers during hospital stay

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

A Cook County man is seeking damages from a Berwyn hospital over the care he received there.


Medical

Woman alleges Westbrook Senior Living failed to protect a female resident from falls

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

A Streamwood care facility is alleged to have failed to protect a resident from falls.


Appeals

Court: 'Poorly written' policy means State Farm on hook for $4M for 'stacked' fleet vehicle coverage

By John Sammon | Dec 7, 2018

A state appeals court has ruled a man injured in a car accident could claim up to $4 million in underinsured motorist coverage under his employer's policy, rather than $250,000, because his employer maintained a fleet of 16 vehicles, and the total policy should include the full fleet, not just one car at a time, because the policy was "poorly written" and "ambiguous."

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