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Evanston Hospital, others named in suit by patient over alleged injuries during heart procedure

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 14, 2018

A patient alleges she was injured during a heart procedure at an Evanston medical facility because of negligence.

International Precision Components alleges accounting firm Miller Cooper failed to advise of sales tax liability

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 12, 2018

A Deerfield accounting firm is alleged to have failed to advise a company of sales taxes in financial statements.

SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana challenges DHS rule over child care provider training

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 11, 2018

A union representing child and day care home providers participating in the Illinois Department of Human Services Child Care Assistant Program (CCAP) has filed a suit to stop the enforcement of a rule regarding CCAP providers and training.

Symphony of Chicago facility alleged to have failed to prevent resident's falls, ulcers

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 11, 2018

A long-term care nursing facility in Chicago is alleged to have failed to protect a former resident from neglect.

SEIU asks court order IL to boost child care providers' pay 4 percent

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 9, 2018

A labor union representing Illinois child care providers have filed suit to force Illinois to implement a rate increase they assert is mandated by the Illinois Public Act.

Ex-SI Properties tenant's class action alleges 'slumlord' never addressed building problems

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 5, 2018

A man has filed a class action suit calling his former landlord "a slumlord with an empire of crumbling properties across Chicago and Evanston" over allegations the landlord never repaired issues that made his apartment uninhabitable.

Man sentenced over insurance scheme says ex-lawyers misled him into cooperating with prosecutors

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 5, 2018

A man sentenced in an alleged fraudulent insurance billing scheme has sued the law firm that represented him, claiming his lawyers breached their standard of care.

Woman alleges Rush University Medical Center, others failed to diagnose sister's condition

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 4, 2018

An estate administrator alleges that a medical center failed to timely diagnose her sister's medical condition, leading to her sister's death.

Patient alleges Aspide Medical surgical hernia mesh migrated, caused pain

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 4, 2018

A North Carolina woman is seeking damages from a Chicago-based distributor for a French company over allegations a surgical mesh caused her injuries.

Woman sues Chicago building owners, tenants for slip-and-fall on wet floor

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 4, 2018

A woman alleges she was not warned of a wet floor that caused her to fall in a Chicago building's lobby.

Lawsuit claims Advocate Health facilities failed to diagnose, treat woman's lung cancer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

A special administrator alleges a woman's lung cancer was not properly diagnosed or treated, leading to her death.

Woman alleges she was injured using trampoline at Sky High Sports Niles

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

A woman alleges she was injured at a Niles business when her foot got caught while using a trampoline.

Guardian alleges Mosaic of Lakeshore failed to prevent resident's falls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 28, 2018

A plenary guardian alleges a long-term nursing care facility in Chicago failed to prevent a resident from falling.

Lincolnwood Fund alleged to have failed to account of loss of woman's six-figure investments

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 28, 2018

A woman is suing her investment managers, saying she has lost several hundred thousand dollars of her investment with no reasonable explanation.

Workers seek damages from Metro Water Reclamation District after explosion at Calumet plant

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 26, 2018

Two workers allege they were injured from an explosion that occurred while they were working at a sewage treatment plant in Chicago.

Ex-Willowbrook residents allege emissions from Sterigenics facility caused health problems

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 26, 2018

Two former Willowbrook residents allege they and others have suffered permanent health problems as a result of emissions from an industrial plant in which medical devices and other items are sterilized.

NorthShore Evanston Hospital alleged to have failed to diagnose deceased patient's surgery complication

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 25, 2018

An Evanston medical facility is facing a suit from a widow who alleges it failed to diagnose a surgery complication that led to her husband's death.

Widow alleges Advocate Sherman Hospital failed to order appropriate imaging for deceased husband

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 25, 2018

A widow has filed a suit against Advocate Sherman Hospital over her husband's death.

Consumers sue XSport Fitness for unsolicited text messages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 24, 2018

Consumers have filed a lawsuit against XSport Fitness, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

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