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LG Electronics, Amazon accused of negligence after battery allegedly exploded

A man is suing LG Electronics U.S.A. Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. for alleged design defect, liability and negligence.

Admiral Indemnity Company claims that it does not have duty to defend or indemnify condo association

A company is suing River City Condominium Association; Michael Pyrchalla, owner of a condominium; and board members Donald Moore, Joe Sica, Ryan Palider, Micheline Magharious and Mark Mitrev for alleged breach of contract.

Massachusetts product liability ruling may have bearing on GSK appeal of $3M verdict over lawyer's suicide

The thinking behind a Massachusetts ruling that brand-name manufacturers can he held liable for injuries suffered by patients who take generic versions of the drug those manufacturers innovate could have bearing in a case before a federal appeals court in Chicago.

ManorCare Health Services-Elk Grove Village, others allegedly failed to provide proper care

A woman is suing ManorCare Health Services-Elk Grove Village, HCR ManorCare Health Services LLC, Heartland Employment Services LLC, and two nurses for wrongful death and allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others allegedly failed to warn consumer about harmful effects of talcum powder

A woman is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others accused of manufacturing baby powder that allegedly contained talcum powder

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others accused over cancer allegedly caused by talcum powder

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others allegedly liable for cancer caused by talcum powder

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Woman claims talcum powder caused ovarian cancer, sues Johnson&Johnson, Walgreens

A woman is suing Johnson & Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc. and Walgreen Co. for alleged product liability and negligence

Woman who tripped over light box at wedding reception sues Hyatt, MDM Entertainment

A woman is suing Hyatt Corporation and MDM Entertainment Ltd. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Federal judge certifies class in dispute over unwanted texts, even though lead plaintiff could land $100K

A Chicago federal judge has allowed a lawsuit over unwanted text messages to continue as a class action, even though the lead plaintiff could be in line to collect more than $100,000 if she were to litigate the matter on her own.

Woman says Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge phone burned her face

A woman is suing Samsung Electronics America Inc. for alleged liability, negligence and product liability.

Adcare Health Systems Inc. accused of breach of contract

Allscripts is suing Adcare Health Systems Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Makers of Taxotere breast cancer drug hit with lawsuit over hair loss allegedly caused by drug

Several consumers are suing Sanofi U.S. Services Inc. f/k/a Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Inc.; Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC d/b/a Winthrop U.S.; Hospira Inc.; Hospira Worldwide LLC f/k/a Hospira Worldwide Inc.; McKesson Corporation d/b/a McKesson Packaging; Sandoz Inc.; Accord Healthcare Ltd.; Accord Healthcare Inc.; and Does Inc. for alleged breach of implied warranty, design defect and product liability.

Judge: Faxed invite to diabetes drug seminar enough to let TCPA class action continue

Receiving an unwanted fax, inviting medical professionals to a "free seminar" discussing diabetes treatment options is harmful enough to allow a class action to continue against a drugmaker and a company that describes its mission as "connecting" nurse practitioners with drug companies' clinical research, a Chicago federal judge has said.

Pulmonetic Systems Inc. allegedly developed defective ventilator

A man is suing Pulmonetic Systems Inc., Viasys Healthcare Inc., Cardinal Health Inc., Carefusion Inc., Becton Dickinson and Co., and Total Home Health for alleged liability, negligence and product liability.

Judge pauses Chicago opioid lawsuit; judges mull consolidating host of similar cases nationally

A federal judge has placed on hold the city of Chicago’s lawsuit accusing the makers of prescription painkillers like Oxycontin and Percocet – so-called “opioids” – of falsely marketing their drugs to doctors. defrauding City Hall and other employee health plan administrators, while giving time for a panel of federal judges to decide if the action should be consolidated with other similar lawsuits, brought by cities and others, now pending in other jurisdictions.

Ideavillage Products sued in death of woman in house fire allegedly caused by wireless light remote

A woman is suing Ideavillage Products Corporation for alleged negligence and product liability.

New worker fingerprint class actions now target Southwest, American airlines, Hilton, Wyndham hotels

Southwest and American airlines, and hotel and resort operators Hilton and Wyndham, have been added to the large and growing list of employers in Chicago and elsewhere in Illinois targeted by class action lawsuits accusing them of not securing their workers’ written authorization before scanning their fingerprints into their company databases to more accurately log and track their employees’ work hours.

Hyatt Corporation accused of collecting biometric data without properly informing employees

A worker has filed a class action lawsuit against Hyatt Corporation for alleged invasion of privacy and violation of state law.