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Chicago Park District, Lincoln Park Zoo accused of negligence after traffic barrier falls on woman

Louie Torres Oct. 4, 2017, 3:00am

A woman is suing Chicago Park District and the Lincoln Park Zoological Society for alleged liability, and negligence.

Park Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, others accused of negligence

Louie Torres Aug. 20, 2017, 1:00am

A woman is suing Park Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, Villa Financial Services LLC and Villa Healthcare Management Inc. for alleged negligence and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

$22M deal proposed to end injured lawyer's litigation vs bankrupt Yellow Cab over '05 taxi crash

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 3, 2017, 1:40pm

A Chicago federal bankruptcy judge has been asked to sign off on a $22 million settlement, intended to lay to rest claims against a now bankrupt taxi company, brought by a Chicago lawyer who was left with brain damage and other injuries after the taxi in which he was riding crashed into a concrete median in 2005.

Suit claims negligence by Midlake Medical, Mercy Medical contributed to death

Louie Torres Jun. 2, 2017, 10:19am

An estate administrator is suing Valesia Philips M.D.; Midlake Medical Corporation S.C.; and Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, alleging negligence.

Woman says decedent relative suffered from bedsores in nursing facility

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 9:12pm

A woman is suing Paramount of Oak Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center LLC, and a nurse, alleging the facility and its staff didn't take the proper precautions to guard against bedsores with a now-deceased former resident.

Complaint claims nursing facility failed to prevent resident's bed sores

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:10am

Two estate representatives are suing Manorcare Health Services-South Holland; Manorcare Health Services LLC; and a nurse, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent their relative's pressure sores.

Mu Sigma Inc. allegedly refused to issue stock certificates

Louie Torres Apr. 4, 2017, 7:05pm

A former employee is suing Mu Sigma Inc. and Dhiraj C. Rajaram, the company's founder, for alleged breach of contract.

Appeals panel upholds $26M for lawyer hurt in taxi crash, despite dissent over Chicago regulations

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 20, 2017, 6:45pm

A divided state appeals court has upheld a $26 million jury verdict awarded to a Chicago lawyer injured in a 2005 taxicab crash near Hinsdale, saying the Yellow Cab taxi affiliation must pay out for the accident because the injured passenger believed Yellow Cab was the driver’s “apparent agent,” even though Yellow Cab did not employ the driver and a Cook County trial judge refused to let YCA show the jury key evidence on how extensively all cabs are controlled by Chicago City Hall.

McHenry County Orthopaedics, others accused of negligence in connection with shoulder infection

Louie Torres Feb. 11, 2017, 12:00am

A husband and wife are suing Justin Gent, M.D., and McHenry County Orthopaedics, S.C./Centegra Physician Care, alleging negligence in medical care.

Man blames Rush University Medical Center, doctor for hearing loss from Neomycin

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 12:19am

A patient is suing Rush University Medical Center and Sheila Eswaran, M.D., alleging negligence in medical care.

Central Dupage Hospital Association, others accused of negligence in man's care

Louie Torres Nov. 17, 2016, 12:52pm

A patient is suing John Boudeman, M.D.; West Central Anesthesiology Group Ltd.; and Central Dupage Hospital Association, alleging negligence in medical care.

Health providers accused of failing to head off cardiac event

Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2016, 4:53pm

A family is suing a doctor, identified as Carl Eybel, and Rush University Medical Center, in a wrongful death claim alleging they didn't do enough to prevent the death of their relative.

Construction worker sues over alleged on-the-job injuries

Ruel Reyes Mar. 11, 2016, 7:58pm

CHICAGO – A concrete worker is suing over injuries he alleged sustained while working on a job site.

Cook County widow sues electrical contractor, alleging wrongful death

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 1:05pm

A Cook County woman is suing an electrical contracting firm and four other businesses, alleging negligence in her husband’s death.