News from November 2014

Customer blames grocery store for trip over bread trays in freezer aisle

By Annie Cosby | Nov 3, 2014

A woman is suing over claims she was injured when she allegedly tripped on bread trays sitting in the aisle of a store.

Patient sues podiatrist over surgeries she claims left her without use of left foot

By Annie Cosby | Nov 3, 2014

A woman is suing a Morton Grove podiatrist over foot injuries she claims were caused from a series of allegedly negligent surgeries.Marion Townson filed a lawsuit Oct. 22 in Cook County Circuit Court against Dr. Garo Emerzian, alleging medical negligence.According to the complaint, Townson sought treatment for a bunion and developing hammertoe from Emerzian on Oct. 9, 2012 and he recommended surger

Fogarty & Fugate face legal malpractice claim in suit over alleged property misrepresention

By Annie Cosby | Nov 3, 2014

A Cook County man is suing over claims he was fraudulently induced into buying downtown units allegedly represented as commercial property even though they were not zoned for such use.

Rexam Beverage Can Co. faces premises liability claim over man's fall in work area

By Annie Cosby | Nov 4, 2014

A man is suing a global packaging company headquartered in Cook County, claiming he was injured in a defective work area.

Business owner slaps landlords with suit over alleged assault and battery

By Annie Cosby | Nov 4, 2014

A man is suing over claims his landlords conspired to have him evicted in order to seize his business and then allegedly beat him.

Judge refuses to certify class in complaint over "Skinnygirl Margarita"

By Kenneth Lowe | Nov 4, 2014

A federal judge late last month refused to certify a class for those aggrieved by agave.

AG update: Judge extends grace period voting in Lake County until 9

By Bethany Krajelis | Nov 4, 2014

A judge has extended grace period voting in Lake County until 9 p.m., according to Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office.

Company accuses Chicago law firm of stealing late president's rare coins, other property

By Annie Cosby | Nov 5, 2014

A Cook County company is suing an area law firm over allegations a theft occurred after the death of the company's president.

Wal-Mart Stores faces suit over shopper's claim he was wrongfully accused of theft, detained

By Annie Cosby | Nov 5, 2014

A man is suing Wal-Mart Stores, claiming he was wrongfully accused of stealing and unlawfully detained for two hours.

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