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Chicago Cubs allegedly failed to prevent woman from falling at Wrigley Field

Louie Torres Oct. 5, 2017, 3:00am

A woman is suing the Chicago Cubs for alleged liability and negligence.

Ticket broker says Chicago Cubs wrongly canceled his 30 season tickets, owe him seats for 2017

Scott Holland Feb. 7, 2017, 7:38pm

A Pennsylvania ticket broker is suing the Cubs, saying the team refused to renew his season tickets. 

Reform or distraction: Chicago sports teams seek workers comp changes for athletes in budget deal

Stephanie N. Grimoldby Feb. 7, 2017, 4:07pm

With the state's financial situation hinging in part on a deal to reform some state worker's compensation rules, Chicago's major pro sports franchises have jumped in, seeking a measure allowing them to stop paying workers comp to athletes at age 35. The teams say it's necessary to change rules that bear no resemblance to the realities of their business, and allow athletes who play for teams in other states with less generous workers comp systems the chance to "forum shop."

Cubs, MLB suing vendors selling alleged knock-off Cubs gear outside Wrigley, online

Scott Holland Sep. 26, 2016, 1:04pm

Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs are teaming up to take on vendors selling alleged unlicensed, knock-off Cubs merchandise online and near Wrigley Field. 

7th Circuit: City's peddling rules may ban Cubs vendors, as well as magazine sellers, outside Wrigley

Scott Holland May 26, 2016, 3:33pm

The publishers of a baseball magazine still haven’t connected in their fight for the right to sell their product on the sidewalk outside of Chicago’s Wrigley Field.But a federal appeals panel said arguments raised by Left Field Media did deliver a strike in questioning why even the Chicago Cubs organization itself should be allowed under the city’s rules to sell things on the sidewalks outside the Friendly Confines.

McCormick Foundation OK to sue over insurance advice blamed for hefty legal bills after Tribune bankruptcy

Dan Churney Apr. 4, 2016, 10:57am

A state appeals panel has ruled two former major shareholders in the Tribune Company, who are in litigation with creditors, can continue to press their malpractice suit against a prominent Chicago insurance broker for allegedly giving bum advice to change insurance companies, which put the ex-shareholders on the hook for legal costs instead of their insurer.

Magazine seller denied injunction to force city to allow them to sell on sidewalk outside Wrigley Field

Scott Holland Oct. 7, 2015, 11:37am

Even if the Chicago Cubs do bring postseason baseball back to Wrigley Field in October, fans still won’t be able to buy copies of an unauthorized team-themed magazine outside the venerable stadium on the city’s North Side. U.S. District Judge Jorge L. Alonso denied the request of magazine publishers Left Field Media to force the city to allow Left Field to sell its magazines outside the ballpark. The publishing company had sought an injunction to stop the city from enforcing what it argues is a

Cubs win in dispute with rooftop owners; judge dismisses lawsuit over videoboards, Ricketts alleged defamation

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 1, 2015, 5:13pm

The Chicago Cubs may not have unfurled the ‘W’ flag in federal court, but a federal judge handed Chicago’s National League Ballclub a big win in their long running legal dispute with the owners of rooftops overlooking Wrigley Field. A federal judge on Sept. 30 dismissed an attempt by the rooftop owners to persuade the court to declare the Chicago Cubs had violated the team’s agreement with the rooftop owners when the franchise erected its new video boards in the Wrigley Field bleachers, obstruc

Chicago Angry Crab cracked with trademark suit by Arizona Angry Crab

The Cook County Record Jun. 12, 2015, 11:45am

Will the real Angry Crab please stand up?

Trio of Wrigley rooftops face foreclosure, as city seeks dismissal of claims over renovations

Bethany Krajelis Nov. 17, 2014, 3:55pm

The owners of three rooftops overlooking Wrigley Field were hit with foreclosure complaints Friday; the same day the city filed a motion to throw out the majority of a lawsuit over its call on the already-underway renovation of the century-old ball park.

City wants rooftop owners' lawsuit over Wrigley Field renovations to be heard in federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 22, 2014, 11:16am

The owners of the rooftops overlooking Wrigley Field may need to continue their legal fight over the city’s approval of a Jumbotron in the Friendly Confines’ bleachers and other renovations sought by the Chicago Cubs in federal court.

Slip in Wrigley Field bathroom leads to lawsuit against Cubs

Annie Cosby Aug. 18, 2014, 2:06pm

A woman is suing the Cubs, claiming she was injured in a bathroom at Wrigley Field.

ARDC lodges complaint against former Cook County prosecutor accused of biting a man in 2012

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 14, 2014, 1:03pm

A former Cook County prosecutor who was accused of biting a man’s leg during a scuffle at a lingerie store on the city’s North Side is now facing potential attorney discipline over the 2012 incident that led to a handful of criminal charges she was later acquitted of.

Rooftop owners sue sports consultant over statements in news article

Ben Hart Jan. 28, 2014, 11:45am