News from October 2014
Claiming the measure serves as a disguised de facto ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes almost everywhere in the city, a group of Chicago service station and convenience store operators have asked a federal judge to strike down a local ordinance supporters said was intended to tamp down the marketing of flavored tobacco products to school children.
A cyclist is suing the city, claiming a pothole in a designated bike lane left him with injuries.
A man is suing the owners of a West Loop restaurant, claiming he was pushed down a stairwell by employees at a New Year's Eve party in 2012.
Two men are suing over claims they were robbed at gunpoint at an indoor ice rink complex on the city's Near West Side, where the Chicago Blackhawks practice.
A lawyer embroiled in a protracted legal fight with a former law partner over the messy dissolution of their erstwhile firm has set his sights on the firm’s accounting firm that happens to employ his former partner's father.In his suit, Eric D. Freed claims a Skokie accounting firm tampered with the law firm's books and denied payments rightfully owed to him, costing him millions of dollars in lost
A man is suing over claims he was injured when he tripped on equipment left on the floor of a store.
A man is suing over claims he was physically assaulted in the restroom of a Wrigleyville bar.
A Cook County woman is suing over claims her daughter was exposed to lead paint in their apartment.
An insurance company is suing the owners of a dog it claims attacked a delivery driver, who was injured while fleeing.
A dispute over the true birthplace of an Iowa whiskey brand could move to federal court, even as the truth about where that brand is actually produced has rye connoisseurs doing a spit-take.
A man is suing over claims a parking garage company breached its contract when it failed to pay a $120,000 contract termination fee.