Noddy A. Fernandez News

Cyclist claims she was thrown from bike by opening door of bakery delivery truck

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

A bicyclist is suing a food company and its drivers, citing alleged negligence.

Tenant class action: Checkmate Realty failed to attach Chicago RLTO documents to lease agreements

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 8, 2019

A tenant has filed a class action lawsuit against her landlords, citing alleged negligence and failure to attach a City of Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance summary to her lease.

Insurer: Man who allegedly resisted arrest should repay $121K for worker's comp paid to injured Northlake cop

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 7, 2019

An insurer is suing a man who allegedly resisted arrest in Northlake, as the insurer seeks to collect reimbursement of workers' compensation benefits paid to an officer who was injured in the incident.

Lawsuit claims Generations at Elmwood Park's negligent care led to patient infection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 5, 2019

A patient's surviving relative is suing nursing facilities, citing alleged negligence.

Former employee brings class action vs Swissport USA over employee fingerprint scans

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 5, 2019

An ex-employee has filed a class action lawsuit against aviation company Swissport USA, accusing the company of violating her rights and those of other workers' under an Illinois biometrics privacy law, when requiring workers to scan their fingeprints when using a biometric punch clock.

Patient claims physician penetrated his aorta during hernia repair surgery

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 4, 2019

A man is suing physicians, claiming they penetrated his aorta during surgery.

Forklift operator sue manufacturer, says forklift's fail-safe failed, resulting in severed leg

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 4, 2019

A forklift operator is suing a forklift trucks manufacturer, citing alleged negligence and product liability.

Patient claims suffered knee injury while undergoing surgery at Presence St. Joseph Hospital

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 1, 2019

A man who suffered a knee injury is suing medical facilities, citing alleged negligence.

Late patient's mother claims Heather Health Care Center allowed son to be attacked, injured

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 1, 2019

A surviving mother is suing nursing home facilities, citing alleged negligence.

Resident allegedly suffered numerous falls at Alden Courts of Waterford

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 31, 2019

A woman is suing long-term nursing care facilities, citing alleged failure to protect and negligence.

Ironworker names Cives Steel, Midwest Steel, others, in lawsuit following jobsite injury

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 31, 2019

An ironworker is suing construction companies, citing alleged negligence and premises liability.

Welder working on tracks was struck by an Amtrak train, sues Amtrak, BNSF

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 31, 2019

A couple is suing two railway companies, citing alleged negligence and loss of consortium.

Guardian of Symphony South Shore resident claims fall caused broken leg

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 31, 2019

An appointed plenary guardian is suing a long-term nursing care facility, citing alleged negligence and failure to protect.

Man claims falesly imprisoned by Des Plaines cops, even after passing field sobriety test

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A man is suing Des Plaines police officers, citing alleged false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Class action claims Weathertech, ADP wrongly scanned workers' fingerprints to use with punch clock

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the makers of Weathertech products, alleging the company violated a state privacy law by making employees scan their fingerprints for use with a biometric piunch clock to track their work hours.

Mercy Hospital named in lawsuit following woman's trip and fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A woman is suing Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, citing alleged negligence, after she allegedly was injured when she tripped and fell.

Patient claims Stryker Orthopaedics' prosthetic hip released cobalt into his body

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A man is suing Stryker Orthopaedics, a medical technologies firm, citing alleged design defect and strict product liability.

Mother sues Chicago schools after son's fall down stairwell

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 25, 2019

A mother and her minor child are suing the Chicago Board of Education, citing alleged negligence premises liability.

Chicago teacher claims she was terminated due to others' false statements

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 25, 2019

A teacher is suing the Chicago Board of Education, citing alleged defamation and wrongful termination.

Vet alleges business partner opened competing clinic, violated Metropolitan Veterinary Center contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 18, 2019

A veterinarian has filed suit against her one-time business partner over allegations she violated a contract by opening a competing clinic and alleging she attempted to poach clients.of a veterinary practice over allegations she engaged in illegal conduct and violated their agreement.

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