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Former Walgreens store manager alleges retaliation, wrongful termination, sues for more than $1 million

Louie Torres Sep. 20, 2016, 12:08pm

A former store manager is suing Walgreens and district manager William Kennedy for more than $1 million, saying they wrongly fired her for pursuing her workers' compensation benefits.

Brooklyn Boulders rock-climbing facility accused of allegedly not supervising woman who fell

Louie Torres Sep. 20, 2016, 12:05pm

A woman is suing a rock-climbing center, alleging staff allowed her to use the facility without training, culminating in a 15-foot fall and injuries.

Kindred Chicago accused of negligence in connection with death

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:36pm

An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing a hospital in a wrongful death claim alleging failure to provide proper care.

Advocate South Suburban Hospital, others accused of failing to diagnose, treat cancer

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:34pm

A woman is suing several health care providers in connection with an alleged delay in treating her cancer.

Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center allegedly failed to prevent fall

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:30pm

A woman, on behalf of a patient, has sued medical care providers in connection with a fall.

Woman blames Mercy Hospital and Medical Center for negligence in fall

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:28pm

A patient is suing a hospital and a nurse, alleging failure to provide proper care.

Man accused Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center of negligence, wrongful death

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:25pm

A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Mauser USA accused of selling flawed food containers

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 3:45pm

CHICAGO — An insurance firm and food company are suing Mauser USA LLC, which sells containers, citing alleged product liability.

Man sues Advocate Health, doctor, over misdiagnosis

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 3:45pm

A patient is suing a doctor, identified as Nikolaos Dallas, and Advocate Health, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Chicago plastic surgeon accused of negligence

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 3:44pm

CHICAGO — A married couple's lawsuit against Aum Guru L.L.C., d/b/a Chicago Institute of Plastic Surgery, and Dhavel Patel, M.D., alleges negligence in medical care.

Saint Anthony Hospital Inc. accused of negligence in care

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 3:43pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing Saint Anthony Hospital Inc., John Doe and Unknown Others, medical care providers, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Rimland Services accused of negligence in burns suffered by autistic resident

Louie Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 5:00pm

A guardian is suing a group home for autistic residents over allegations of serious burns during a shower.

Buyers sue home seller, alleging failure to inform of defects

Louie Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 4:54pm

Two buyers are suing a property seller, alleging breach of contract, breach of implied warranty and fraud.

Lawsuit: Plastic surgeons didn't properly assess woman's mental state pre-procedures

Louie Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 4:50pm

A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against her former plastic surgeons, alleging that the woman underwent numerous cosmetic surgery procedures without a psychological assessment, leading to her death.

Representative of estate claims $391K from real estate deal was loan that should be repaid

Louie Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 4:45pm

A deceased man's family is suing another man, saying he owes them a debt of nearly $400,000 from a real estate deal. 

Odge's Hot Dogs accused of negligence in slip-and-fall

Louie Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 4:41pm

A man is suing for injuries he allegedly suffered when he fell due to a faulty step at a restaurant.

Doctor, practice accused of failing to ID, treat renal cell carcinoma in kidney

Louie Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 12:01am

A married couple's lawsuit against Metismd LLC, South Suburban Open MRI of Orland LLC and Dr. Douglas Arnson, alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in health care, after the practitioners allegedly failed to identify and treat a mass in the wife's kidney.

Woman claims negligent employee struck her with pallet jack at Menards

Louie Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 11:57pm

A woman claims she was injured due to the negligence of an employee at a Menards store, who allegedly struck her with a pallet jack.

Patient says practitioners at Vascular Access Centers of Illinois inserted catheter into wrong blood vessel

Louie Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 11:54pm

A man is suing a doctor and medical practice over allegations of negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, saying the practitioners inserted a dialysis catheter into his carotid artery, rather than his jugular vein. 

Men seek damages from Chicago, police officer over Taser use

Louie Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 11:51pm

Two men are alleging assault, battery, excessive force and violation of civil rights by a Chicago police officer who tasered them.