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State Farm sparks lawsuit against space heater manufacturer over house fire

Annie Cosby May 29, 2014, 11:37am


Honda, others face suit from woman who claims she was hit by car walking in Gay Pride Parade

Annie Cosby May 29, 2014, 10:45am


Visitor of Alexian Brothers Medical Center lodges premises liability claim over slip

Annie Cosby May 28, 2014, 8:00am


Arm fracture leads to Nursing Home Care Act claim

Annie Cosby May 27, 2014, 1:30pm


Dentist faces med-mal suit over molar extraction

Annie Cosby May 27, 2014, 11:30am

A woman is suing a dental practice, claiming she suffered injuries due to a dentist's negligence during a molar extraction.

Bicyclist files suit against city, park district over pothole on Lakefront Trail

Annie Cosby May 27, 2014, 8:30am

A Cook County man is suing over claims he was injured when his bike became stuck in a pothole on a city-owned trail.Isaac Cohen filed a lawsuit May 21 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District, citing negligence.According to the complaint, Cohen was riding his bike on Lakefront Trail between the Shedd Aquarium and South Lakeshore Drive on July 7, when

Defendant in zoning fight over Bucktown halfway house removes suit to federal court; claims Fair Housing Act is central issue

Jonathan Bilyk May 23, 2014, 10:56am

A federal judge has been asked to decide whether a company that rents rooms to recovering substance abusers has improperly located a group home leased from a former gubernatorial candidate within a Chicago residential neighborhood.

Former employees claim manager of Sammy's Touch restaurant videotaped them in bathroom

Ben Hart May 23, 2014, 9:30am

Former female employees of a Woodlawn restaurant are suing over claims they discovered a video recorder in the employee bathroom.Lakeesha Harris, Shante Miller, Vonkeisha Price and Raeanitia Stewart filed a lawsuit May 19 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Tareq Aziz Sweis and ZTS Enterprises Inc., doing business as Sammy's Touch, citing invasion of privacy, infliction of emotional distress and

Fate of Chicago's red light camera program yields to Illinois Supreme Court for ruling

Bethany Krajelis May 21, 2014, 5:34pm

OTTAWA-- Despite being opponents, attorneys involved in the legal fight over Chicago’s red light camera program offered a similar line in their arguments today before the Illinois Supreme Court.Explaining to the justices why she believed one of the many arguments raised by the plaintiffs’ attorney failed, Kerrie Maloney Laytin, assistant corporation counsel for the city, said it was waived by not being

Dozens of companies face absestos litigation over man's lung cancer

Annie Cosby May 21, 2014, 9:00am


Construction worker claims dog chased, bit him while on a job

Annie Cosby May 20, 2014, 2:00pm


Woman sues Pete's Fresh Market, claims she slipped on vomit

Annie Cosby May 20, 2014, 9:00am

A woman is suing an Evergreen Park grocery store, claiming she sustained injuries after slipping on what appeared to be vomit.

Mother sues Chicago day care center, owner over daughter's death

Ben Hart May 19, 2014, 11:30am


Bench collapse at Cermak Hospital results in suit against county

Annie Cosby May 19, 2014, 9:30am

A Chicago woman is suing Cook County over claims she was injured when a bench at Cermak Hospital collapsed.

Flat Top Grill patron claims bathroom door hit her in head

Whitney Brakken May 15, 2014, 4:30pm

A customer of an Oak Park restaurant is suing over allegations she became trapped in the bathroom and was then hit in the head when the door finally opened.

Now-shuttered Logan Square nightclub faces suit from patron who slipped on water

Whitney Brakken May 15, 2014, 2:00pm

A patron of former nightclub on Milwaukee Avenue is suing over an alleged slip and fall incident.

Babysitter accuses employers of negligence over slip and fall on stairs

Annie Cosby May 15, 2014, 1:25pm

An Illinois woman is suing the parents of children she was babysitting, claiming she injured her hand after falling on their stairs.

Condo association faces suit over woman's fall over ice on sidewalk

Annie Cosby May 14, 2014, 11:00am

A woman is suing a Wheeling condo association and its manager over claims she sustained injuries after falling on ice.

Former, current student lodge federal retaliation suit against Chicago State University officials

Kenneth Lowe May 13, 2014, 4:12pm

Several Chicago State University officials are facing accusations they arranged the arrests of two students and invalidated election results to prevent the duo from representing the student body in retaliation for speaking out about allegedly "corrupt practices of several powerful and politically connected members of" the administration.Former student Willie Preston and current student Brittany Bailey

Man sues over alleged attack at animal hospital in Skokie

Whitney Brakken May 9, 2014, 10:00am

MemmenA Cook County resident is suing a man he alleges hit him at an animal hospital.Artem Cheprasov filed a lawsuit April 29 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Steven Tark, citing battery.Cheprasov claims Tark repeatedly hit him in the head, face and body on Oct. 5 at or near the McCormick Animal Hospital, 8260 N. McCormick Blvd. in Skokie. He contends he suffered injuries as a result of the