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Morris chemical plant hit with suit over man's claim of toxic exposure


Shopper blames grocery store for slip and fall on floor


Company claims Oak Park lawyer's alleged malpractice cost it more than $500K


Woman files asbestos suit over father's lung cancer, death


Suit: Unmarked divider on Ruby Tuesday's floor caused woman's fall


Seventh Circuit rejects Motorola's antitrust lawsuit alleging price-fixing


Owners of two Boystown bars face claims they breached contract to sell their stock


Alleged dog attack spurs lawsuit against owner


Heavy equipment injury at O'Hare Airport leads to complaint against city, others


Woman sues University of Chicago Medical Center over father's broken hip, death; summary judgment granted to the hospital, defendants


Arnstein & Lehr, lawyers hit with malpractice claim by area doctor


Lawsuit dishes out allegations of embezzlement against chefs, investors of The Purple Pig

Some of the driving forces of Chicago’s culinary scene are embroiled in a legal fracas over the fate of their joint venture, The Purple Pig, after one of the founders filed a lawsuit last month that accuses his partners of embezzling revenues, manipulating records and cutting him out of management at the popular North Michigan Avenue restaurant.On Nov. 20, Scott Harris, chef and one of the founding

Employee of Northlake hospital blames elevator company for injuries


Suit: Slime-like substance at Blue Line station caused woman's fall


Lincoln Park pub sues Logan Square bar over "Red Lion" name

Call it a different kind of bar fight.A Lincoln Park bar is suing a relatively new bar a few miles away in Logan Square it claims is trying to subvert business through an allegedly deceptive marketing process.Crimson Lion Ltd., doing business as the Red Lion Pub, filed a trademark infringement lawsuit Nov. 26 in Chicago's federal court against The Red Lion Pub & Grill Inc. and its owner Miguel

Woman blames Northwestern, Au Bon Pain owner and operator for motorized scooter injury

A Cook County woman suit against a hospital and restaurant after allegedly being hit by a handicapped woman's motor scooter in a hospital restaurant.

Mother of four sues over childrens' exposure to lead paint in Chicago apartment


House OKs proposal to reduce number of jurors in civil cases from 12 to six, hike daily pay

KellyThe Illinois House on Tuesday approved a measure that would reduce the number of jurors hearing civil cases from 12 to six.The proposal, an amendment to SB3075, passed along party lines 67-46-2 in a Democratically-controlled chamber. If approved by the Senate and the governor, it would go into effect June 1, 2015."It is a bad bill," Rep. Ron Sandack, R-Downers Grove, said during floor debate.

Grand Lux owners face suit over customer's alleged slip and fall on floor


McGuireWoods seeks $400K-plus from former clients-turned-opponents in ongoing litigation

A law firm with a Chicago office is suing a group of former clients it claims owes more than $400,000 in legal fees, the latest move in ongoing litigation between the two parties.