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Patient sues Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital over alleged misdiagnosis

Dan Harkins Aug. 20, 2015, 1:38pm

A woman is suing a doctor, nurse and Presence Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital over an alleged misdiagnosis of her glaucoma.

Patient sues doctor, alleging failed eye surgery

Dan Harkins Aug. 19, 2015, 3:12pm

A patient is suing a doctor whom she alleges botched her cataract surgery.

Chicago Events sued over allegations of negligence after fatal accident at Prairie Festival

Dan Harkins Aug. 19, 2015, 12:06pm

Chicago Events is being sued over several injuries and one death caused by allegedly flailing tent equipment during a severe storm at its Prairie Festival in Wood Dale.

Man sues Avenue Care Center over bed sores allegedly developed during stay

Dan Harkins Aug. 17, 2015, 1:08pm

A man is suing his former nursing home, Avenue Care Center, for pressure sores he claims he developed while there.

Chicago Public Schools accused of FOIA violations

Dan Harkins Aug. 14, 2015, 12:12pm

The Better Goverment Association and a Chicago TV station are suing the city school district for allegedly not providing employment documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act.

Family alleges negligence in man's pre-death pressure sores

Dan Harkins Aug. 14, 2015, 11:05am

A man's family is suing a nursing home, alleging negligence in the pressure sores he developed just prior to death.

Club shooting leads to court action

Dan Harkins Aug. 12, 2015, 2:08pm

A patron is suing a Chicago club and its security detail, alleging they failed to prevent him from being shot at the club.

Family alleges negligence in post-op death

Dan Harkins Aug. 12, 2015, 1:56pm

The family of a man who died shortly after surgery of respiratory failure is suing two doctors, a health system and a hospital for clearing him for surgery that allegedly shouldn't have been performed.

Former pizza franchiser alleges costly legal advice

Dan Harkins Aug. 12, 2015, 1:47pm

A Cook County man is suing a law practice, allegining it was responsible for him losing two pizza franchises and several million dollars.

Family alleges negligence in woman's fall from wheelchair

Dan Harkins Aug. 12, 2015, 1:30pm

A woman's family is suing a doctor and health-care practice, alleging negligence for an ultimately fatal fall she suffered in the waiting room.

Patron alleges casino caused slip-and-fall injuries

Dan Harkins Aug. 12, 2015, 12:30pm

A patron is suing an East Chicago casino, alleging injuries he suffered there after allegedly slipping on garbage on the casino floor.

Bicyclist sues over injuries in crash with vehicle

Dan Harkins Aug. 12, 2015, 12:12pm

A bicyclist is suing a vehicle driver who allegedly caused him injury in a 2013 accident.

Woman alleges step-grandfather performed prolonged sexual abuse

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 2:14pm

An unidentified woman is suing her step-grandfather, alleging he raped her from the time she was in middle school until she reached the age of 18.

Driver charged with striking pedestrian

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 2:05pm

A pedestrian is suing a driver whom she alleges injured her while she was crossing a road in the crosswalk.

HVAC subcontractor seeks payment for work done for Lyons Township High School

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 1:56pm

A subcontractor is suing Lyons Township High School and three businesses, alleging they didn't pay enough for the work done at the school.

Family of CEO shot in Loop office in 2014 seeks restitution from estate of shooter

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 1:46pm

The widow of a CEO shot dead in his office by a co-worker and friend, who also died, is suing the shooter's estate.

Patient alleges botched abdominal surgery

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 1:34pm

A female patient is suing a medical institution and three doctors over an allegedly botched hernia surgery that required another surgery to repair damage from the first.

Bicyclist alleges negligence after accident with cab door

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 1:28pm

A bicyclist is suing a cab driver and the cab company, alleging she was struck by one of the cab's doors in a bike lane.

Bicyclist blames cab driver for accident

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 1:15pm

A bicyclist is suing a cab driver and car company, alleging injuries from accident in a bike lane.

Customer alleges injuries from fall down furniture store stairs

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 1:01pm

A customer is suing a defunct used furniture store and its former owner, alleging she was injured after falling down the stairs in the establishment.