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

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

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

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.

Woman hits Chrysler Group with suit alleging defects in new Jeep Cherokee


Widower accuses Women's Health Specialists, doctors of failing to diagnose and treat wife's ovarian cancer


Panel: Chicago aldermanic candidate's defamation suit sought to chill blogger's political speech rights


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

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

Architecture firm claims Chicago law firm's alleged malpractice cost it a $10M claim


Former plant worker sues over mesothelioma; alleges secondary exposure from husband


Business owner slaps landlords with suit over alleged assault and battery

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

Chief operating officer of The Grove Inc. files lawsuit over allegedly unpaid bonus; company recently sued former CFO


Settlement talks continue between area nonprofit and scientist over suit stemming from water report


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

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

AG: Lake County clerk broke election laws governing absentee ballots, grace period voting


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

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

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

Suit: TGI Fridays employee spilled tray of drinks, causing customer to slip


Man who claims he was bit by dog sues dog's owner, walker and dog walking service


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

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

Updated: In one of two contested judicial races, Republican attorney leads sitting Cook County judge by about 1,200 votes