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Surgery patient sues local eye doctor for malpractice

By Mark Payne | Feb 23, 2015

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

By Mark Payne | Feb 6, 2015

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

By Mark Payne | Feb 2, 2015

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

By Mark Payne | Jan 30, 2015

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

By Mark Payne | Jan 27, 2015

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

By Mark Payne | Jan 15, 2015

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

By Mark Payne | Jan 15, 2015

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

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

By Mark Payne | Jan 6, 2015

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

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

By Mark Payne | Dec 31, 2014

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

Alleged dog attack in Skokie triggers lawsuit

By Mark Payne | Dec 29, 2014

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,

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