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Woman sues podiatrists, hospital after surgery

Serenity Hansberry Feb. 16, 2016, 3:52pm

CHICAGO — A Park Forest woman is suing two podiatrists and a hospital in a complaint alleging that surgery resulted in chronic pain and worsened condition.

Son of deceased resident accuses nursing home of neglect

Robert Hadley Feb. 16, 2016, 3:32pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man is suing Park Villa Nursing and Rehab in a dispute surrounding his mother’s death.

Woman claims research lab committed fraud regarding husband's body

Robert Hadley Feb. 16, 2016, 3:13pm

CHICAGO — A Winnebago County woman has filed a fraud suit against a Cook County firm that claims to use donated bodies for medical research.

Wife of deceased dialysis patient brings wrongful death suit

Robert Hadley Feb. 15, 2016, 7:55pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing her husband’s dialysis providers in a case alleging medical malpractice.

Man sues construction contractor over injuries

Robbie Hargett Feb. 15, 2016, 7:33pm

CHICAGO — A man is suing a construction contractor over injuries he allegedly sustained while working.

Driver sued for allegedly causing fatal injuries

Travis Zuellig Feb. 15, 2016, 7:08pm

CHICAGO — The owner of Always on Time Refrigeration is being sued by the independent administrator of the estate of a deceased man who allegedly died as a result of being hit on the road by the defendant's truck.

Patient sues doctor over alleged surgical error

Robert Hadley Feb. 15, 2016, 6:40pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman alleges that a doctor at Ingalls Health System made a surgical mistake that caused her to develop meningitis.

Estate of cancer victim files wrongful death suit

Hoang Tran Feb. 12, 2016, 9:27pm

CHICAGO – Parents of a cancer victim are taking the doctors who treated their son to court over claims of wrongful death.

Former radio personality is being taken to court over an allegedly unpaid loan

Hoang Tran Feb. 12, 2016, 9:09pm

CHICAGO – A Cook County woman is seeking damages from former radio personality over an allegedly unpaid loan.

Lung patient claims negligence in surgery case

The Cook County Record Feb. 12, 2016, 3:10pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man says alleged negligence on the part of the independent contractors hired to perform his lung surgery caused him to suffer severe injuries.

Suit against hospital, surgeon alleges negligence

Robbie Hargett Feb. 12, 2016, 2:14pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing an Illinois medical center and an orthopedic surgeon over claims of negligence in a knee surgery that was performed on her.

Woman alleges premises liability against Walgreens

Robbie Hargett Feb. 12, 2016, 1:36pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing Walgreens over injuries she allegedly sustained at one of its Chicago stores.

Woman alleges wrongful death in suit against physician

Robbie Hargett Feb. 12, 2016, 1:09pm

CHICAGO — A woman is suing an Illinois osteopathologist over the alleged wrongful death of her husband.

Intricacies of Chicago Landlord Tenant Ordinance sparking rash of lawsuits over technical violations

Emma Gallimore Feb. 12, 2016, 12:45pm

A rash of lawsuits against landlords under the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance has led to questions over whether the ordinance, which governs relations between apartment dwellers and their landlords in the city of Chicago, may need reform.

Cook County couple sues owners of thedirty.com over alleged defamation

Robbie Hargett Feb. 11, 2016, 8:48pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County husband and wife are suing the owners of an online forum after someone posted allegedly defamatory statements about the couple on the website.

Truck driver alleges negligence against Goodyear following accident

Robbie Hargett Feb. 11, 2016, 8:29pm

CHICAGO—A Wisconsin truck driver is suing a property owner, property manager, tenant and contractor over injuries he allegedly sustained on the defendants' premises.

Daughter brings wrongful death suit against nursing home

Robert Hadley Feb. 11, 2016, 5:05pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman says workers at Alden-North Shore nursing home neglected her mother’s supervision, allowing her to fall and break her hip.

Couple accuse remodelers of shoddy work

Robert Hadley Feb. 11, 2016, 4:31pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County couple say the firm they hired to remodel their home left numerous defects in materials and workmanship, leaving the home uninhabitable.

Walgreens shopper accuses store of negligence over slippery sidewalk

Robert Hadley Feb. 11, 2016, 3:56pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman says she suffered injuries from slipping on a snowy sidewalk at a Chicago Walgreens store, allegedly due to the store’s failure to clear the walkway for customer safety.

Husband blames Loyola University Health System for wife’s death by aneurysm

Robert Hadley Feb. 10, 2016, 7:08pm

CHICAGO—A Cook County man claims his wife died as a result of a misdiagnosed brain aneurysm.