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Rush University Medical Center, doctors accused of negligence

Louie Torres Nov. 13, 2017, 5:00am

A man is suing Rush University Medical Center and Dr. Harel Deutsch, Dr. Sumeet Kumar Ahuja, Dr. Richard Ropp, Dr. Robert Cao, Dr. Ratna Garaputi, a physician assistant and nurses for alleged negligence.

Glenbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, others accused of negilgence

Louie Torres Nov. 13, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing Glenbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., Dr. Aaron Greenspan, Thorek Memorial Hospital Inc. and Morton Grove Living & Rehab Center LLC for alleged negligence.

Woman says was knocked down, dragged while boarding CTA bus

Louie Torres Nov. 13, 2017, 3:00am

A woman is suing the Chicago Transit Authority and a CTA employee for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Former police officer accuses Chicago Police Board of wrongful termination

Louie Torres Nov. 13, 2017, 2:00am

A former police officer is suing the Chicago Police Board and the superintendent of the Chicago Police Department for alleged wrongful discharge and termination.

Aspen Dental, dentist accused of removing incorrect tooth

Louie Torres Nov. 13, 2017, 1:00am

A couple is suingAspen Dental and dentist Michelle Brown for alleged negligence.

Appellate court: Slow deterioration of catch basin sufficient notice of danger; dismissal of suit improper

DM Herra Nov. 10, 2017, 5:51pm

A Cook County judge was too quick to grant summary judgment in a case in which a woman was injured by a fall into a dilapidated backyard catch basin, a state appellate panel has ruled.

Class action denied in lawsuit vs vendor over Chicago foreclosed property cleanouts

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 10, 2017, 4:14pm

A Cook County judge has refused to allow a Chicago man to proceed with a class action lawsuit he brought against a company that specializes in cleaning out and securing foreclosed properties, in which he accused the company of essentially ignoring whether the homes are occupied before entering and setting to work.

Immediate M.D. LLC, others allegedly failed to properly interpret X-ray

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 7:32am

A man is suing Dr. Ian Horner, Dr. Jack Lyons, Immediate M.D. LLC, Midwest Imaging Professionals LLC for alleged negligence.

RML Specialty Hospital Chicago, nurses allegedly failed to properly treat wound

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 7:30am

A woman is suing RML Specialty Hospital Chicago and several nurses for alleged negligence.

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, doctor accused of negligence

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 7:29am

A man is suing Dr. Ramasamy Kalimuthu and Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center for alleged negligence.

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, others allegedly failed to keep physical therapy area safe

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 7:28am

A woman is suing a physical therapist and Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center for alleged negligence.

North Harbor Tower, others accused of not fixing blinds that cut man's hand

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 7:26am

A man is suing Caroline Riccolo, North Harbor Tower, ZRS Residential Services, Heitman LLC and 175 North Harbor Drive LLC for alleged negligence.

Man claims Chicago Lakeshore Hospital didn't protect him from sexual assault by another patient

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 4:00am

A man is suing Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, Dr. Martin Paisner and nurses for alleged negligence.

Chicago's Best Inc. allegedly failed to pay proper wages

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 3:00am

Two employees have filed a class action suit against Chicago's Best Inc. and Martin Flores for alleged unpaid wages, violation of minimum wage laws and violation of workers' compensation acts.

Basic Enterprise Inc. accused of failing to pay rent

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 2:00am

A company is suing Basic Enterprise Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Man sues woman for allegedly accusing him of stealing $150K from a company

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2017, 1:00am

A man is suing a woman for defamation, saying she falsely accused him of stealing $150,000 from a company.

Aramark tagged with worker fingerprint class action under IL privacy law

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 10, 2017, 12:10am

Aramark, one of the country’s largest employers, providing food service and other vendor services to Chicago’s Soldier Field and numerous schools, corporate headquarters, hospitals, prisons and other institutional facilities throughout Illinois, has become one of the latest targets among a growing number of lawsuits under an Illinois privacy law, accusing employers of not properly handling the process of scanning and managing their employees’ fingerprints to log employees’ work hours.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others accused of giving aspirin to man, causing internal bleeding

Louie Torres Nov. 8, 2017, 4:00am

A man is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Group, a nurse, Dr. Ami Shah, Dr. Courtney Furlough and Dr. Jason A. Wertheim for alleged negligence.

Beth Anne Place allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Louie Torres Nov. 8, 2017, 3:00am

A man is suing Beth Anne Place for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a woman's injuries.

The Mosaic of Uptown allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Louie Torres Nov. 8, 2017, 3:00am

An estate administrator is suing The Mosaic of Uptown for alleged negligence.