News from April 2014
KellermanA Chicago Heights nursing home is facing suit after a resident died.Sandra Miggins, as independent administrator of the Estate of Elsie B. Willis, filed a lawsuit March 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC, doing business as Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, citing the state's Nursing Home Care, Survival and wrongful
A former inmate is suing Cook County and its sheriff, as well as some of correctional officers, claiming battery.
A train engineer is suing his employers, claiming an unsafe work environment led to injuries.
Chicago's board of education, an organization that manages "failing" schools and a pair of security guards are facing suit over claims the two guards assaulted and battered a student at a school on the city's southwest side.Mirium King, as mother and next friend of a minor child, filed a lawsuit March 18 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Board of Education of the City of Chicago and Academy
WiseA man is suing a truck rental company, claiming he was injured by a malfunctioning truck.John L. Richardson filed a lawsuit March 21 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Ryder Truck Rental Inc., citing product liability.According to the complaint, Richardson was using a truck his employer, Aramark, rented from Ryder on April 12,when the rear lift gate he was standing on malfunctioned and dropped
A woman is suing a Des Plaines casino, alleging that she was fired for seeking benefits under the state's Workers' Compensation Act.
A Chicago resident is suing a laundromat over claims she was injured after tripping over a missing cement tile.
A woman on board the Blue Line train that jumped the track last month has sued the the city's transit authority.