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Suit alleges BNSF Railway failed to prevent employees' asbestosis

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 3:51pm

Seven employees are suing BNSF Railway Company, alleging a hostile work environment and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Illinois man sues over alleged negligence following vehicle collision near LaGrange Road intersection

Robbie Hargett Sep. 17, 2015, 12:54pm

A man is suing his employer, a contractor, and two Cook County men for alleged injuries following a vehicle collision in which all parties were involved.

Widow sues railway company, alleging negligence led to husband's death

Robbie Hargett Sep. 4, 2015, 12:46pm

A Berwyn woman is suing her deceased husband's former employer, alleging negligence led to a cardiac event that contributed to his death.

Man sues over falling out of moving commuter train

Dan Harkins Jul. 10, 2015, 5:03pm

A man who fell out of a moving Metra train and his spouse are suing for injuries suffered in the accident.

Supreme Court urges legislature to reexamine tax on nursing home beds; says just because a tax is permissible doesn't mean its wise

Bethany Krajelis Jan. 23, 2015, 3:07pm


Supreme Court opens Nov. term; set to hear arguments in 15 cases

Bethany Krajelis Nov. 12, 2014, 12:33pm

The Illinois Supreme Court will review a pair of cases this month that involve local law firms as parties.

Supreme Court agrees to hear arguments in seven cases

The Cook County Record Jun. 2, 2014, 2:58pm

The Illinois Supreme Court late last month agreed to hear arguments in the following seven cases:

BNSF Railway Co. named as defendant in lawsuit

Thomas Kallies Dec. 30, 2013, 9:35am


Railway company sued by injured construction worker

Joel Brakken Dec. 2, 2013, 9:11am


BNSF Railway sued for maintaining dangerous working conditions

Ben Hart Nov. 13, 2013, 2:40pm