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Dean Transportation sued after pushing cart into customer

By Joel Brakken | Feb 26, 2014

A woman is suing after a delivery man pushed a cart of products into her while she was a customer at Walgreens.Sherri Miyagi filed a lawsuit Jan. 23 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Rodolfo Mayen, Dean Transportation Inc., Dean Foods Co. and DFC Transportation Co., citing negligence.According to the complaint, on March 26, 2012, the defendant was making a delivery to Walgreens, 6798 N. Lincoln

Whole Foods sued in trip and fall lawsuit

By Joel Brakken | Feb 26, 2014

A woman is suing Whole Foods after she tripped and fell on a wooden pallet in a walkway.Marian Rohde filed a lawsuit Feb. 19 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Whole Foods Market Group Inc., doing business as Whole Foods Market, citing premises liability.According to the complaint, on Sept. 6, Rohde was shopping at Whole Foods, 840 Willow Road, Northbrook, when she tripped on a wooden pallet

ICO Polymers sued over alleged asbestos exposure

By Joel Brakken | Feb 4, 2014

A former material handler's family is suing over claims repeated exposure to asbestos resulted in mesothelioma and death.

Insurance company sues, seeking to recoup pay out from driver who allegedly hit pedestrian

By Joel Brakken | Feb 3, 2014

An insurance company is seeking damages it paid out to an injured man from the driver who allegedly caused the crash.

Condo association sued after woman falls on ice

By Joel Brakken | Jan 31, 2014

A woman is suing a condo association over claims she fell on ice.

Life insurance company, others sued over employee benefit programs

By Joel Brakken | Jan 30, 2014

Three people and a company are suing over claims they were recommended unsuitable employee benefit programs.

PNC Bank sues man for not returning erroneous checks

By Joel Brakken | Jan 28, 2014

A bank is suing a man for failing to return checks it erroneously wrote for a past lease of a parking lot.

Family sues landlord for alleged mold exposure

By Joel Brakken | Jan 23, 2014

A family is suing its landlord over allegations it was exposed to mold spores.

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