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Cook Co. jury orders $115M to families of victims of 2013 Afghanistan military cargo plane crash

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 30, 2017, 7:21pm

A Cook County jury has ordered a Florida-based cargo airline to pay the families of three aircraft crew members who died in an airplane crash while transporting armored vehicles in Afghanistan a combined award of more than $115 million.

Faulty service to airplane led to man's death in 2015 Bloomington plane crash, suit says

Louie Torres Apr. 17, 2017, 2:59pm

The wife of a Eureka man who died in a 2015 plane crash near Bloomington is suing various companies who worked on or provided parts for the aircraft in the years leading up to the crash.

Kalco Laundry owners accused of negligence in connection with fatal fall

Louie Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 5:30pm

CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Kalco Laundry Inc., individually and doing business as Ashland Laundromat, and laundry owners Theresa Ferro and Jorge Villareal, alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries in connection with a fatal fall from a ladder.

Woman blames Mercy Hospital and Medical Center for negligence in fall

Louie Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:28pm

A patient is suing a hospital and a nurse, alleging failure to provide proper care.

Mother says carbon monoxide leak at school injured children

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2016, 11:38am

A mother of two minor children is suing the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools and the Public Building Commission of Chicago, alleging her children were harmed by carbon monoxide leaking from improperly maintained boilers.