Saying customers have an obligation to read and understand the terms of their insurance policies, the Illinois state Supreme Court has rejected the try by a couple to make their American Family Insurance agent pay for providing them with a policy that didn’t protect them against a defamation lawsuit, even though they had specifically asked the agent to obtain that coverage for them.
Harvest Bible Chapel accuses ex-workers, others, of publishing false statements about church's finances, governance
Harvest Bible Chapel is accusing former workers of publishing false information about the church, its finances and governance in a defamation lawsuit filed Oct. 16 in Cook County Circuit Court.
A passenger injured in a police pursuit beginning in Calumet City in 2017 alleges police officers proceeded at speeds that "created unwarranted danger to others."
A Palos Heights dentist alleges a Matteson parent posted a false review about him on Yelp.
Forest Alarm Service co-owner alleges was denied access to books after discovering 'corporate waste'
A shareholder of a Cook County business alleges she was shut off from access to the company's records after she allegedly discovered evidence of corporate waste.
A patron of a Chicago bar alleges her leg was broken when an intoxicated man fell on her.
A patron of a Chicago restaurant alleges liquid on the floor of the men's room caused him to fall.
A shopper at a Chicago grocery store alleges she was injured when she slipped on a wet substance on the floor.
Lawsuit: Northbrook Bank & Trust 'lent ... air of legitimacy' to $9M Crescent Ridge funds Ponzi scheme
Northbrook Bank & Trust has been named as a defendant in a class action involving an alleged $9 million Ponzi scheme.
A suburban police department and a personal injury lawyer who specializes in suing on behalf of people involved in car crashes have locked horns in Cook County court over how much information the police are required by law to include on accident reports the lawyer will use to solicit potential clients and drum up business.
An independent administrator blames an attorney licensed to practice law in Cook County for the alleged loss of millions in real estate and other assets from an estate.
A woman who resided near the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook during her childhood alleges a gas emitted by the facility caused her cancer.
Man files defamation suit vs L.A. Fitness, manager, who allegedly falsely accused him of sex assault
A man has accused a gym manager of falsely accusing him of sexually assaulting a juvenile.
The owner of a gas station in Harwood Heights alleges three companies failed to properly inspect the underground storage tanks at the property.
School district lawsuit: Sears owes millions in taxes for laying off too many workers, breaching state deal
As Sears heads into bankruptcy, a northwest suburban school district is suing the retailer and the village of Hoffman Estates in hopes of recapturing property tax dollars it says were diverted to the retail giant in recent years, because it says layoffs at Sears invalidated a state economic development agreement.
Pritzker campaign accused in lawsuit of discrimination, harassment against black, Latino campaign staffers
Saying the Illinois gubernatorial frontrunner’s campaign has routinely “herded” and “marginalized” its workers of color, a group of African American and Latino workers for Illinois Democratic gubernatorial nominee JB Pritzker has sued Pritzker’s campaign organization for discrimination and harassment.
NorthShore University Health System wants a judge to strip the class-action status from an antitrust lawsuit against the hospital chain, which alleges NorthShore’s acquisition of a suburban hospital rubbed out competition and jacked up prices for patients, saying the sole remaining class representative has no standing to push the suit, because he suffered no injury.
A Cicero man alleges he was discharged from a Berwyn hospital before it recognized that his symptoms were consistent with an infection.
Advocate Trinity Hospital alleged to have failed to prevent fall that caused patient to fracture hip
A woman alleges a Chicago hospital failed to prevent her mother from falling.
A Cook County long-term care facility is alleged to have failed to prevent a former resident from developing skin breakdown.