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Mado Healthcare Douglas Park, others allegedly failed to prevent man from being physically assaulted

Louie Torres Nov. 8, 2017, 2:00am

An estate administrator is suing Mado Healthcare Douglas Park and affiliated entities for alleged negligence.

Loyola University Medical Center, nurse accused of improperly inserting IV in child

Louie Torres Nov. 8, 2017, 1:00am

A couple is suing Loyola University Medical Center and a nurse for alleged negligence.

Biological Resource Center of Illinois LLC accused of selling dead body for profit

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 5:30am

A woman is suing Biological Resource Center of Illinois LLC for alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence and negligent misrepresentation, accusing them of selling her relative's body for profit.

Advocate South Suburban Hospital allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 5:00am

A woman is suing Advocate South Suburban Hospital for alleged negligence.

Chicago Behavioral Hospital, doctor accused of negligence

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 4:30am

A woman is suing Chicago Behavioral Hospital and Dr. Sanjay Patel for alleged negligence.

ManorCare Health Services Westmont allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing ManorCare Health Services Westmont for alleged negligence.

Gottleb Memorial Hospital, others accused of failing to diagnose shoulder injury

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 3:30am

A man is suing Dr. William Davenport, Gottleb Memorial Hospital and Loyola University Health System for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

American Alliance Casualty alleges teen driver not covered under family plan, no payment for car vs house

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 3:00am

An insurance company is suing Maria Ruiz, Hector Cortez, Jenny Hua and Lan Q. Cencil for alleged breach of contract.

Loyola University Health System, others accused of not properly waking man following surgery

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 2:30am

A man is suing Loyola University Health System, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Dr. Amir Darki, Pulmonary Medicine Associates S.C., Dr. Omar Hussain, Dr. Joshua Dworetzky, Encompass Physicians LLC, Dr. Peter Joo, Midwest Anesthesiologists Ltd., Dr. Robert Molnar and several nurses for alleged negligence.

AIG Property Casualty Company accuses company of breach of contract

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 2:00am

An insurance company is suing Metropolitan Builders Inc. for $1.8 million over alleged breach of contract, breach of implied warranty and negligence.

Bella Vie Medical Spa accused of burning woman while performing laser hair removal procedure

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2017, 1:00am

A woman is suing Bella Vie Medical Spa S.C. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Courthouse News Service lawsuit: Cook County Circuit Clerk withholding lawsuits from public view

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 6, 2017, 12:02pm

A news service which reports on litigation and trends in civil courts across the country has sued the Cook County Circuit Clerk’s office, saying the clerk’s policy of withholding many civil lawsuits from public view for days at a time pending administrative processing violates the U.S. Constitution and goes against years of standard practices regarding freedom of access to public information.

Illinois horse racers lawsuit: Illinois hasn't paid its share to replenish purse accounts for 14 years

Scott Holland Nov. 3, 2017, 2:56pm

State government has undercut the Illinois horse racing industry, according to a complaint filed Nov. 1 in Cook County Circuit Court.

Parents of boy injured at Flossmoor Library see appeal dismissed after they missed deadline for appeal

Dee Thompson Nov. 3, 2017, 1:15pm

Saying they feel for the family of a boy who was severely injured when he fell through metal grates into a hole at the Flossmoor Public Library, a state appeals court has nonetheless rejected the family's appeal, as justices said they cannot allow the family to continue with their suit after missing strict filing deadlines.

Debt collector on the hook for $70K in attorney fees for woman who they sued in the wrong county court

Karen Kidd Nov. 3, 2017, 12:51pm

A Chicago debt collection law firm that sued consumers based on a former interpretation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) will have to pay attorney fees and costs to a former debtor, a Chicago federal judge has declared.

Saint Anthony Hospital sues ratings agency Leapfrog, said knowingly used incorrect info to lower grade

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 3, 2017, 12:37pm

Saint Anthony Hospital, which describes itself as serving poor and disadvantaged residents of Chicago’s south and west sides, has sued hospital ratings agency Leapfrog for defamation, saying the agency knowingly used incorrect information to chop the hospital’s letter grade rating for patient safety from an “A” to a “C.”

Eagle Livery Service Inc., others accused of negligence in car, limo crash that killed passenger

Louie Torres Nov. 3, 2017, 8:13am

An estate administrator is suing Charles Kamson, Eagle Livery Service Inc. and Jayneth Allen-Overton for wrongful death, accusing the limo driver and other motorist of causing the traffic collision in which a male passenger died.

Southland Orthopaedics Ltd., doctors accused of negligence

Louie Torres Nov. 3, 2017, 8:08am

A man is suing Dr. Anil K. Kesani, Southland Orthopaedics Ltd. and Dr. Dragan Gastevski for alleged negligence.

Honeywell International, others accused of product liability in Indonesian airplane crash

Louie Torres Nov. 3, 2017, 8:05am

Three families of victims of a 2015 plane crash in Indonesia are suing Honeywell International Inc., Heico Ohmite LLC and PT Aviastar Mandiri for alleged design defect, negligence and product liability.

Northwest Community Hospital, others accused of negligence in bowel surgery

Louie Torres Nov. 3, 2017, 8:01am

An estate administrator is suing Northwest Community Hospital, NCH Medical Group, Advanced Surgical Associates, Dr. Daniel Conway and a physician assistant for alleged negligence.