Top News

Former steelwork's lung disease, death leads to asbestos lawsuit

Robb Jeffries Dec. 16, 2014, 7:45am


Cleaning woman blames loose floor tiles at Coca-Cola facility for fall

Robb Jeffries Dec. 16, 2014, 7:35am

A cleaning professional is suing a major soft drink maker over injuries she alleges she suffered while working at its Cicero Avenue location.Ewa Salata filed suit Dec. 3 in Cook County Circuit Court against Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc.According to the complaint, Salata was cleaning the defendant's facility at 1401 N. Cicero Ave. in Chicago on Dec. 8, 2012, when she slipped and fell after stepping

Man claims hospital cot collapse caused injuries

Robb Jeffries Dec. 16, 2014, 7:30am


Kraft Foods, dozens of others face suit over woman's mesothelioma

Robb Jeffries Dec. 15, 2014, 4:30pm


Repairman files suit against homeowners following alleged stair fall

Robb Jeffries Dec. 15, 2014, 4:07pm

A Chicago repairman is suing a pair of homeowners, claiming he  sustained injuries while working.

Medical transit company faces suit accusing driver of slamming door on client

Robb Jeffries Dec. 12, 2014, 9:00am


Woman sues neighbor, contractors over noxious fumes exposure

Robb Jeffries Dec. 12, 2014, 8:05am


Suit: Martial arts activity in gym class led to student's knee injury

Robb Jeffries Dec. 11, 2014, 10:15am

A Chicago teen is suing her former South Side school and teacher for an injury she claims she sustained while engaging in a martial arts activity during physical education class.

Former nurse claims primary, secondary asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma

Robb Jeffries Dec. 11, 2014, 9:30am

BarrettA former nurse is suing multiple companies over claims she developed mesothelioma as a result of her and her family's exposure to asbestos.Kathleen Hopfinger filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Dec. 4 against A.W. Chesterton Co., Crane Co., Union Carbide Corp. and more than a dozen others.According to the complaint, Hopfinger was exposed unknowingly to asbestos containing products

College student suing two men after alleged attack

Robb Jeffries Dec. 10, 2014, 1:54pm

A University of Illinois student is suing two men who allegedly attacked him.

Schaumburg restaurant faces lawsuit over customer's trip

Robb Jeffries Dec. 9, 2014, 8:18am


Ronny's Steakhouse hit with claim over customer's chair collapse

Robb Jeffries Dec. 8, 2014, 8:24am


Chicago lawyer faces malpractice suit over company's foreclosure case

Robb Jeffries Dec. 5, 2014, 11:13am

A Cook County company is suing its former lawyer over claims he failed to properly defend it in a foreclosure suit.

Slip and fall at O'Hare leads to dispute over insurance coverage

Robb Jeffries Dec. 5, 2014, 10:08am


Woodfield Mall accuses Jessica McClintock Inc. of bailing on lease, owing $755K-plus in rent

Robb Jeffries Dec. 4, 2014, 4:53pm


Restaurant customer claims metal object in food caused bone, nerve damage

Robb Jeffries Dec. 4, 2014, 12:22pm


Grand Lux owners face suit over customer's alleged slip and fall on floor

Robb Jeffries Dec. 3, 2014, 3:45pm


Mother of four sues over childrens' exposure to lead paint in Chicago apartment

Robb Jeffries Dec. 3, 2014, 2:34pm


Employee of Northlake hospital blames elevator company for injuries

Robb Jeffries Dec. 3, 2014, 8:54am


Arnstein & Lehr, lawyers hit with malpractice claim by area doctor

Robb Jeffries Dec. 2, 2014, 10:35am