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Business owner accuses former employer of assault

Robert Hadley Feb. 10, 2016, 4:50pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man says his former employer assaulted him, allegedly in retaliation for starting a competitor trucking business.

Hip replacement patient sues over blood contamination

Robert Hadley Feb. 10, 2016, 4:19pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing the manufacturer and distributor of an alleged faulty artificial hip replacement device, claiming defects in design.

Tug crewman sues companies over alleged permanent injuries

Robert Hadley Feb. 10, 2016, 3:44pm

CHICAGO — A tugboat crew member working for the City of Chicago says he suffered serious, permanent injuries in a 2014 accident at work.

Ex-wife of convicted former Cook board member Moreno sues lawyers for letting feds seize Moreno's pension

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 9, 2016, 3:15pm

The ex-wife of convicted former Cook County Commissioner Joseph Moreno, who is now serving 11 years in prison for his role in bribery and kickback schemes, has sued her former lawyers, saying legal missteps cost her Moreno’s pension, which instead was seized by the U.S.

Man sues nursing home after father's death

Robert Hadley Feb. 9, 2016, 2:40pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man claims that caregivers at the Provena Villa Franciscan nursing home in Joliet were negligent in caring for his father, ultimately leading to the older man's death.

Chicago man alleges wrongful death against Des Plaines man

Robbie Hargett Feb. 9, 2016, 2:05pm

CHICAGO — A Chicago man has filed suit, claiming his aunt died as a result of actions by a Des Plaines man.

Label company accuses ex-worker of stealing proprietary information

Robert Hadley Feb. 8, 2016, 4:53pm

CHICAGO — An Illinois firm is suing an ex-employee for allegedly breaking a confidentiality agreement after he left the company to launch a competitor.

Daughter brings wrongful death suit against mother’s nursing home

Robert Hadley Feb. 8, 2016, 4:25pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman says her 69-year-old mother developed serious injuries while a resident of the Manor Care nursing home in Kankakee that contributed to her death.

Patient accuses surgeon of several errors

Robert Hadley Feb. 8, 2016, 3:51pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman claims a surgeon who operated on her to repair a broken shoulder made several errors during the procedure.

Woman accuses caregivers of negligence over mother’s broken hip

Robert Hadley Feb. 8, 2016, 3:21pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman says staff at Brentwood Nursing Home failed to properly supervise her mother, allowing her to break her hip.

Patient claims doctor performed needless procedure

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 3:46pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man says a doctor practicing at Edward Hospital performed an allegedly unnecessary cardiac procedure on him without prior consent.

Mother files suit against doctor, hospitals in toddler's death

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 3:36pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing a doctor practicing at Homewood Health Center and other facilities for the alleged wrongful death of her 2-year-old son.

Ironworker's father sues over workplace death

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 3:29pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man is suing three Chicago businesses over the alleged wrongful death of his son from an accident involving a 4,000-pound steel beam.

Landlord's insurer files liability suit over fire

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 3:23pm

CHICAGO — The insurance company for Edgewater Place Condominiums is suing an Illinois man, alleging that a fire started in a unit he leased to another tenant.

Nursing-home care fell short, lawsuit claims

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 3:15pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man says his mother developed severe, debilitating wounds while a resident of the Alden-Town Manor nursing home.

Daughter files wrongful death suit against Berkeley Nursing and Rehab

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 3:03pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing Berkeley Nursing and Rehab Center and two other entities over injuries her 73-year-old mother allegedly suffered while she resided at the facility, which the suit says contributed to her death.

Granddaughter brings wrongful death suit against nursing facility

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 2:56pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing Southpoint Nursing & Rehab, claiming that negligent wound care contributed to her grandmother’s death.

Food mart owner claims mistakes ruined fuel, cars

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 2:44pm

CHICAGO — A Cook County man operating a gas station and food mart says a mistake by a delivery driver ruined an entire tank of fuel that is now unsalable.

IL Supreme Court: State wrong to deny unemployment benefits to American Airlines worker fired for upgrading passenger

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 5, 2016, 12:57pm

An American Airlines worker who was fired by the airline for helping a passenger secure a seating upgrade and some champagne for the flight has been cleared to collect unemployment benefits, after the Illinois Supreme Court found, since the worker did nothing illegal or obviously wrong, American Airlines’ lack of clear, written governing how to give passenger upgrades negated the airline’s claims it had the right to fire the worker for “misconduct.”

Wesley Place resident blames facility for power tool injury

Robert Hadley Feb. 5, 2016, 12:19pm

CHICAGO – A Cook County man says a power tool left in the floor at a nursing home left him permanently injured.