News from June 2014

Suit: Target Pharmacy dispensed wrong birth control pills

By Ben Hart | Jun 5, 2014

A couple is suing Target Pharmacy over claims it dispensed a woman the wrong birth control medication, resulting in

Former employee files suit against Ada S. McKinley Community Services, claiming sexual harassment forced her to resign

By Annie Cosby | Jun 5, 2014

A former employee of a Chicago-based human services organization is suing over claims a rule to prevent sexual harassment on the job went unenforced and forced her to resign.

Woman alleges buckets fell on her at Home Depot

By Ben Hart | Jun 5, 2014

A Cook County woman is suing over claims she was injured when buckets fell on her while at a Home Depot in Chicago.

Stairway fall leads to suit against owners of Star Inn motel

By Annie Cosby | Jun 6, 2014

A woman is suing the owners of a Joliet motel over allegations the deteriorated condition of a stairway caused her to fall.

Elmwood Care owners, management company faces wrongful death suit over resident's stroke

By Annie Cosby | Jun 6, 2014

A Cook County man is suing over claims his mother's death was caused by the negligence of a nursing home after she suffered a stroke.Larry D. Holston, as special administrator of the Estate of Lillian Holston, filed a lawsuit May 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Elmwood Care Inc., S.I.R. Management Inc., Byran and Juliana Barrish, Celeste and Michael Giannini and Gale Rothner.The suit also

Carpenter slaps homeowner with premises liability suit

By Annie Cosby | Jun 6, 2014

A carpenter is suing a Chicago homeowner, claiming he was injured while working for him.

Family sues Village of Justice, police and landlord over eviction

By Annie Cosby | Jun 6, 2014

A Cook County family is suing over claims they were wrongly evicted from their apartment and had their possessions stolen.

Man accuses Metra employee of walking into him, causing hip injry

By Annie Cosby | Jun 6, 2014

A Fox Lake man is suing over allegations he was injured by the negligence of a Metra employee.

Mississippi patent infringement battle over video gambling machines makes its way to Chicago

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jun 6, 2014

A Chicago-based maker of casino video gambling machines has secured the chance to fend off a patent infringement lawsuit a little closer to home while some of the country’s most prominent casino operators await their turn to mount a defense pending resolution of the case brought by a manufacturer of gaming machine components.On May 28, at the direction of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit,

Kraft lodges suit over bird remains allegedly found in sugar delivery to Champaign, Ill. facility

By Bethany Krajelis | Jun 6, 2014

One of the country's largest packaged food companies suing its sugar suppliers, claiming it found a dead bird in a 2012 shipment that forced it to destroy more than 146,000 cases of finished product and lose more than $1.6 million.

Mother of minor searched at Walgreen's sues; claims incident resulted in PTSD

By Annie Cosby | Jun 9, 2014

A Cook County woman is suing over claims her daughter is being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder after being accused of shoplifting at a Walgreen's store.

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