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Woman's trip leads to lawsuit against Garrett Popcorn Shop

The Cook County Record Mar. 25, 2015, 7:41am

PetrosinoA customer of a well-known popcorn shop is suing over injuries she sustained in a fall at its Michigan Avenue location.Susan Schmitz filed suit March 19 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Caramel Crisp LLC, doing business as Garrett Popcorn Shops, and Garrett Popcorn Holding Company LLC.According to the complaint, Schmitz went to Garrett Popcorn Shops at 625 N. Michigan Ave. to buy popcorn

Yellow Cab's bankruptcy filing leaves $26M jury verdict in limbo

The Cook County Record Mar. 19, 2015, 9:33am

A former Chicago lawyer who was severely injured in a 2005 crash while riding in a cab is going to have to wait and see when, or if, he will get the nearly $26 million a jury awarded him earlier this week.Hours after a Cook County jury entered a verdict Tuesday night in favor of Marc M. Jacobs and his wife, Yellow Cab Affiliation Inc., the defendant’s Chicago-based parent company, filed for bankruptcy

Goldberg Kohn accuses former client of failing to pay $250K bill

The Cook County Record Mar. 17, 2015, 1:00pm


Pneumonia victim's estate blames hospital for death

The Cook County Record Mar. 13, 2015, 9:00am


Suit blames woman's death on administration of heart rhythm medication

The Cook County Record Feb. 24, 2015, 8:40am

A woman is suing a Chicago doctor and two medical centers over claims their negligent administration of a medication used to treat life-threatening heart rhythm problems resulted in the death of another woman.

Chicago doctor to pay almost $4M after plea, settlement over clozapine kickback

The Cook County Record Feb. 20, 2015, 10:33am

A Chicago physician will pay the United States and State of Illinois $3.79 million for taking kickbacks from two pharmaceutical companies in exchange for prescribing an anti-psychotic drug to his patients, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Friday.

Madigan's office sues Chicago M&A company over alleged telemarketing violations

The Cook County Record Feb. 10, 2015, 9:57am


Deep fryer injury leads to suit against Pita Falafel

The Cook County Record Feb. 6, 2015, 12:05pm

A man who claims he sustained serious burns when a deep fryer tipped over while working at a Mediterranean drive-thru and grill in Palos Hills is suing.

Council defers mayor's affordable housing plan; it would benefit fund with multi-million dollar balance

The Cook County Record Feb. 4, 2015, 10:47am


Elevator free fall at Marriott Hotel leads to lawsuit

The Cook County Record Jan. 26, 2015, 8:30am

A Georgia professor is suing an elevator company over claims he was injured on an elevator in a Chicago hotel.James Oloya, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia, filed suit Dec. 3, 2014, in Cook County Circuit Court against Otis Elevator Co. and Marriott Hotel Service Inc.According to the complaint, Oloya was riding an elevator at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Hotel down from the 44th

Children of former carpenter lodge complaint over father's lung cancer

The Cook County Record Jan. 14, 2015, 7:50am


Schiller Park restaurant hit with dram shop suit over alleged attack

The Cook County Record Jan. 6, 2015, 2:05pm


Woman with lung cancer lodges lawsuit over her and husband's alleged asbestos exposure

The Cook County Record Nov. 25, 2014, 7:45am


Man claims he lost $30K in divorce agreement because of lawyers' alleged malpractice

The Cook County Record Nov. 14, 2014, 10:20am


Alleged slip and fall lands hotel owner in court

The Cook County Record Sep. 29, 2014, 9:15am

A woman is suing the owner of a Chicago banquet hall, where she claims she fell after slipping on water on the bathroom floor.

Suit: Man fell out of wheelchair because fire department put hose on sidewalk for film production

The Cook County Record Sep. 23, 2014, 10:30am


Physical therapy company faces wrongful termination claim

The Cook County Record Sep. 18, 2014, 8:33am

A former employee of a physical therapy company is suing on claims of wrongful termination.

Property owner claims frozen yogurt company owes rent for billboard

The Cook County Record Sep. 10, 2014, 9:00am


Man claims lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure

The Cook County Record Aug. 29, 2014, 1:00pm


Suit: Dog attacked man while delivering package

The Cook County Record Aug. 27, 2014, 7:50am

A Chicago man is suing the owners of a dog he claims bit his right hand without provocation.