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Former engineer sues over mesothelioma


Slip at Lincoln Park complex leads to suit

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

Man files suit over crash that led to wife's death


Sunbeam, Bed Bath and Beyond face suit over humidifier

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

Florist faces suit over allegedly unpaid bill totaling $34K from distributor


Judge tosses several claims in students' retaliation suit against Chicago State University officials, but says they can amend some


Suit: Doctor injured woman's nerve during surgery to repair triceps rupture


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

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

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 blames dozens of companies for late husband's mesothelioma


Woman sues doctors over death of unborn child

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

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

NutraSweet claims former employee breached agreement by suing


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

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

Council defers mayor's affordable housing plan; it would benefit fund with multi-million dollar balance


Minibar nighclub hit with suit over alleged assault

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

Rauner wants ban on trial lawyer donations to judges, merit-based judicial selection system


Insurance company accuses local lawyers, law firms of malpractice


Man alleges primary, secondary asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma


Pedestrian's fall in crosswalk lands city in court