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Surgery patient sues local eye doctor for malpractice

Mark Payne Feb. 23, 2015, 9:00am

A Chicago ophthalmologist is facing a medical malpractice suit over claims he damaged a patient’s eye during surgery.

Lincoln Square liquor store faces suit over customer's trip on pallet

Mark Payne Feb. 6, 2015, 8:48am

A liquor store in Lincoln Square is being sued by a customer who claims he fell over a pallet left out in an aisle.

Sunbeam, Bed Bath and Beyond face suit over humidifier

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 11:00am

A Wilmette woman is suing a national retailer and manufacturer after buying a humidifier she asserts caught on fire.

Pizza place faces suit over trip and fall

Mark Payne Jan. 30, 2015, 12:30pm

A Tinley Park pizza restaurant faces a premises liability lawsuit after a patron allegedly tripped and fell on the restaurant's sidewalk.

CTA hit with complaint over passenger's slip on bus

Mark Payne Jan. 27, 2015, 9:33am

The city's transit authority is being sued by a woman who alleges a wet floor caused her to slip and fall on a bus.

Suit: Lack of smoke detectors, sprinklers forced woman to jump out of window during fire

Mark Payne Jan. 15, 2015, 9:42am

The owner of a building on the city's South Side is being sued by a woman who alleges she had to jump out of a window to escape a fire.

Woman sues over fall on debris on restaurant's floor

Mark Payne Jan. 15, 2015, 8:25am

An Oak Lawn restaurant and its owners are being sued after a patron allegedly slipped and fell on the restaurant premises.

Man claims doctors failed to give him results showing he had heart attack

Mark Payne Jan. 7, 2015, 11:39am


Railroad employee files FELA suit over digging injury

Mark Payne Jan. 7, 2015, 11:05am


Man blames Monee tow company, truck stop for fall

Mark Payne Jan. 6, 2015, 12:00pm


Suit: St. Charles condiments supplier owes $99K for plastic bottles

Mark Payne Jan. 6, 2015, 11:08am

CiminoA St. Charles company that makes and distributes hot sauces, vinegar, giardiniera and spices is facing allegations it owes nearly $100,000 for plastic bottles.Champion Packaging & Distribution Inc. filed suit Dec. 15, 2014, against Garden Row Foods Inc., alleging breach of contract.According to the complaint, Champion created and delivered one-gallon, plastic bottles to Garden Row Foods between

Bar, driver face lawsuits from father of man killed allegedly trying to stop DUI

Mark Payne Jan. 5, 2015, 9:25am


Dialysis center, employee hit with suit over alleged assault

Mark Payne Dec. 31, 2014, 11:30am


Man says he was battered, unlawfully detained at Tony's Finer Foods

Mark Payne Dec. 31, 2014, 9:35am

A Chicago resident is suing a grocery store over claims its loss prevention agent unlawfully detained him.

Wrongful death suit alleges non-diabetic woman was given diabetes drugs

Mark Payne Dec. 31, 2014, 8:00am


Suit: Former ambulance worker sent out fake letter from boss about unionization of employees

Mark Payne Dec. 30, 2014, 11:00am


Berwyn bar, patrons face suit over fight that apparently involved attack with pool, mop sticks

Mark Payne Dec. 30, 2014, 10:05am


Couple claims construction company caused flood

Mark Payne Dec. 30, 2014, 9:00am


Carson's customer claims clothing rack caused trip

Mark Payne Dec. 29, 2014, 11:15am


Alleged dog attack in Skokie triggers lawsuit

Mark Payne Dec. 29, 2014, 10:00am

A Skokie man is facing a lawsuit over claims his dog attacked a another man and his dog.Jerry Spyratos filed suit Dec. 18 in Cook County Circuit Court against Lawrence Lance, alleging negligence and violations of the Illinois Animal Control Act. According to the complaint, Spyratos was walking his dog, George, on a lease near the defendant’s home in Skokie on Feb. 2, 2013, when Lance’s dog, Asker,