News from February 2015

Slip at Lincoln Park complex leads to suit

By Mark Reccek | Feb 2, 2015

A woman is suing a Lincoln Park apartment complex over claims she fell while on the premises.

Sunbeam, Bed Bath and Beyond face suit over humidifier

By Mark Payne | Feb 2, 2015

A Wilmette woman is suing a national retailer and manufacturer after buying a humidifier she asserts caught on fire.

Woman accuses medical providers of failing to timely diagnose, treat aneurysm

By Carol Ostrow | Feb 3, 2015

A woman has sued hospitals, medical groups and five individual practitioners, alleging medical negligence during her 2013 hospitalization.

Inmate files class action lawsuit accusing state agencies of failing to change parole review rules

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 3, 2015

A man 36 years into a 100-year-plus sentence for murder and armed robbery filed a class action lawsuit late last month against two state agencies he claims have ignored a 2010 state law requiring them to change the way the state evaluates inmate parole cases.

Woman sues doctors over death of unborn child

By Mark Reccek | Feb 3, 2015

A woman is suing a three area doctors, claiming their failure to recognize the signs of fetal distress resulted in the death of her unborn child.

ICJL criticizes ITLA ad campaign as push against potential tort reform

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 3, 2015

MurnaneThe Illinois Civil Justice League believes an advertising campaign the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association recently launched is an attempt to push back against talk of tort reform in the state capitol.In a news release issued Thursday, the ICJL said the campaign– which includes a paid ad on Capitol Fax blog, as well as social media and other outreach efforts– aims to “protect open access to Illinois

Chicago law firm accuses client of not paying $67K bill

By Carol Ostrow | Feb 4, 2015

A Chicago law firm is suing a company it claims has failed to pay its bill.

Minibar nighclub hit with suit over alleged assault

By Mark Reccek | Feb 4, 2015

A man is suing a nightclub in Boystown over claims he was assaulted by an employee.

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