News from February 2014

Doctor accused of improperly replacing man's pacemaker

By Thomas Kallies | Feb 3, 2014

A man is suing a doctor over claims his pacemaker was improperly placed.

Insurance company sues, seeking to recoup pay out from driver who allegedly hit pedestrian

By Joel Brakken | Feb 3, 2014

An insurance company is seeking damages it paid out to an injured man from the driver who allegedly caused the crash.

Possible security breach at Michaels spurs class action lawsuit

By Andrew Thomason | Feb 3, 2014

Another major retailer is facing a class action lawsuit after hackers likely compromised customers' information relating to credit and debit cards.

Couple sues medical group, doctor for wrongful death of their newborn

By Whitney Brakken | Feb 4, 2014

A doctor and his medical group are being sued for medical malpractice that a couple claims resulted in their newborn being born with brain trauma.

ICO Polymers sued over alleged asbestos exposure

By Joel Brakken | Feb 4, 2014

A former material handler's family is suing over claims repeated exposure to asbestos resulted in mesothelioma and death.

Man sues after tripping on building materials outside Cook County hospital

By Ben Hart | Feb 4, 2014

A Cook County man is suing over claims he sustained injuries as a result of an unsafe walkway at an Illinois hospital.

Hospital, doctor sued over knee surgery

By Matt Russell | Feb 5, 2014

A woman is suing the surgeon and the hospital where her knee surgery took place, alleging the surgery resulted in further injury.

Doctor sues Midwest Bone Joint & Spine Institute to collect compensation

By Whitney Brakken | Feb 5, 2014

StarrA doctor who worked at Midwest Bone Joint & Spine Institute is suing to collect unpaid compensation.Dr. Sung-Lana Kim filed a breach of contract lawsuit Dec. 3 in the Circuit Court of Cook County against Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants SC, doing business as Midwest Bone Joint & Spine Institute, and Drs. Anton J. Fakhouri and Jose R. Perez-Sanz.According to the complaint, Midwest Bone Joint

Empire Today withdraws RICO lawsuit vs ex-executives it accused of defrauding company

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 5, 2014

Empire Today, an iconic seller and installer of flooring and window treatments, has withdrawn a lawsuit against two of its executives it had accused of working with an insurer to defraud the company by diverting workers compensation insurance payments.

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