News from December 2013

McDonald's sued after a woman falls in a parking lot

By Joel Brakken | Dec 2, 2013

A woman is suing McDonald's after she fell in the parking lot.

Local doctor faces medical malpractice suit

By Whitney Brakken | Dec 2, 2013

An Illinois doctor is facing suit over claims she provided inadequate medical care.

Man sues after being attacked by dogs

By Whitney Brakken | Dec 2, 2013

A man is suing over claims he was seriously injured after being attacked and bitten by a number of dogs.

Bergner's named as defendant in premises liability lawsuit

By Thomas Kallies | Dec 2, 2013

A woman is suing over claims she was injured at an area department store.

Walmart in Mount Prospect named as defendant in slip and fall lawsuit

By Thomas Kallies | Dec 2, 2013

Sharon Ike filed a lawsuit Nov. 20 in the Cook County Circuit Court on Nov. 20 against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over a slip and fall incident.

Amnesty program for in-house counsel to obtain limited licenses begins Jan. 1

By Bethany Krajelis | Dec 2, 2013

Illinois-based corporate counsel who failed to get their required limited law licenses will soon be able to obtain them without the risk of discipline.

Bicycle accident results in lawsuit

By Whitney Brakken | Dec 3, 2013

A woman is suing after she fell off her bicycle because of holes in the sidewalk.

Man trips on utility box cover, sues Village of Bellwood

By Thomas Kallies | Dec 3, 2013

Deon English filed suit Nov. 19 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Village of Bellwood, claiming it was negligent in maintaining its sidewalks.

Advocate Condell Medical Center and others sued for medical malpractice

By Joel Brakken | Dec 3, 2013

A woman is suing after suffering injuries from an undiagnosed infection while in the hospital.

Man sues Hawthorne Race Course after being beaten by a mob on premises

By Thomas Kallies | Dec 3, 2013

Byron G. Flores filed suit Nov. 18 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Hawthorne Race Course Inc. over allegations he sustained injuries while attending a concert there in November 2011.