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Woman accuses apartment owners of negligence after cutting her foot in puddle

By Matt Russell | Sep 5, 2014

A woman is suing the owners of her Chicago apartment complex, where she claims she cut her foot taking out the trash.

Allstate blames woman for fire that damaged insured's property

By Matt Russell | Aug 15, 2014

Allstate has filed a lawsuit against a woman it alleges caused damage to the property of one of its insured.

Suit: Franchisor locked franschisee out of Chicago food mart

By Matt Russell | Aug 12, 2014

A DuPage County man is suing over claims he was locked out of the food mart he owned and was trying to sell.

Woman blames DesPlaines library, city for sidewalk fall

By Matt Russell | Aug 12, 2014

Several public entities in a Cook County suburb should be held liable for injuries allegedly caused by a chipped sidewalk outside of a library.

Cyclist slaps taxi companies with claim over alleged collision

By Matt Russell | Aug 12, 2014

A man who claims he was injured while riding his bicycle is suing to recover medical costs.Zachary Auble filed suit July 18 in Cook County Circuit Court against Chicago Carriage Cab Corp., Chicago Elite Cab Corp. and Royal 3 CCC Chicago Taxi Association Inc.According to the complaint, Auble was riding his bicycle on West Chicago Avenue on June 19, 2013, when he was struck by a maroon SUV taxi and was

Doctor sues colleague over allegedly defamatory letter

By Matt Russell | Aug 11, 2014

A Cook County doctor is suing a former co-worker who he claims damaged his reputation.

Patrons claim Wrigleyville bar employee pushed them down flight of stairs

By Matt Russell | Aug 7, 2014

A bar and employee are being sued after the employee allegedly caused injury to two patrons.

Hinsdale attorney, firm accused of legal malpractice in real estate matter

By Matt Russell | Aug 7, 2014

GoochAllegedly poor research on a Clarendon Hills property sale is the subject of a legal malpractice lawsuit.James Farah and RECG LLC filed suit July 23 in Cook County Circuit Court against the Hinsdale law firm of Hawbecker & Garver and attorney Paul B. Garver.According to the complaint, the plaintiffs hired the defendants last October to represent them and check records regarding property on

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