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Lung patient claims negligence in surgery case

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

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

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

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

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 over alleged defamation

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

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

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

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

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

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

Business owner accuses former employer of assault

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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