A Cook County woman filed suit against a motorist claiming vehicular negligence in a 2013 accident. Brittany Thompson brought a complaint against Latrecia Brazil and Ramelle Wallace of Chicago on June 30 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging recklessness in a July 2013 incident that allegedly left her with physical injuries. According to the filing, Brazil was driving a vehicle owned by Wallace eastbound on 31st Street near Lake Shore Drive in Chicago on or about July 4, 2013.
A man who claims his eardrum was ruptured during a rapid loss of cabin pressure during an April flight from Las Vegas is suing the airline operating the flight and the companies who built the aircraft and the cabin pressurization system that allegedly failed.
A federal judge has struck down a challenge by a group of Chicago service station and convenience store owners to a city ordinance intended to tamp down the marketing of flavored tobacco products to school children, but which the station operators said amounted to a de facto ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes almost everywhere in Chicago.
An unnamed Cook County man is suing the local diocese of the Catholic Church, alleging failure to protect minors from sexual abuse at the hands of a since-convicted priest during the man's time as an altar boy at a Chicago church.
A woman filed suit against an eye specialist and her practice, claiming medical malpractice in a 2014 treatment. Polina Grebelyuk brought a complaint against Lisa Young and Chicago Glaucoma Consultants Ltd. d/b/a Chicago Glaucoma Consultants and CGC Eye Center of Chicago in Cook County Circuit Court June 30, alleging professional negligence in the January 2014 incident.
A Rockford area dermatology practice is suing a Massachusetts precision surgical tool manufacturer, alleging the company sold a laser tattoo removal tool to the clinic and hundreds of other clinics, yet knew the product did not eliminate or remove tattoos.
The former principal of a Chicago public elementary school has sued the Chicago Public Schools and a CPS spokesman, alleging the spokesman and CPS defamed her and violated her privacy rights when they indicated to Chicago news organizations last year that the principal had been removed from her position over a potential investigation into her conduct, prompting reports to surface allegedly linking her to falsified enrollment and reimbursement reports.