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Tinley Park water customer hits village with class action for not replacing faulty meters, overcharging residents

Scott Holland Sep. 1, 2015, 12:15am

A Tinley Park resident seeks to initiate a class action suit against the village for failing to fix its smart water meters, and ultimately overcharging its residents and customers for their water. Omar Jaber, represented by his attorneys, Larry Drury and John H. Alexander & Associates, filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court’s Chancery Division Aug. 26 regarding Tinley Park’s use of digital meters used to record water usage over the preceding decade.

Union officers file suit to discover who allegedly sent defamatory email

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 9:49am

A Cook County union and five of its members are suing Google to find out the name of an anonymous email user.

Woman sues Manor Care of Oaklawn over alleged negligence in sister's death

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 9:57am

A woman is suing Manor Care of Oaklawn over claims of negligence and wrongful death in a dispute surrounding her sister’s care.

Widow alleges skipped medicine led to her husband's death at Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab Inc.

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 10:11am

A woman is suing Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab Inc. over allegations of neglect in the death of her husband.

Skater sues United Skates of America Inc., alleges broken back

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 11:01am

A Cook County woman is suing United Skates of America Inc. for injuries she allegedly suffered while skating.

ComEd sues medical center over claims of unpaid bills

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 11:43am

Commonwealth Edison Co. is suing a doctor and surgical center for more than $40,000 in allegedly unpaid electric bills.

Woman sues Good Shepherd Hospital for alleged bathroom negligence

Kevin Shepke Sep. 1, 2015, 11:57am

A former patient is suing over claims she was injured while in the care of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.

Eyeliner customer charges Permanent Cosmetics Center with slipshod procedure

Carol Ostrow Sep. 1, 2015, 12:09pm

A couple is suing Chicago Permanent Cosmetics Center and its manager-employee following a botched cosmetic procedure that allegedly caused the wife life-altering difficulties.

Cook County couple sues doctors, alleging botched care caused blindness

Carol Ostrow Sep. 1, 2015, 12:10pm

A husband and wife are suing two eye doctors and their respective practices, alleging a failed diagnosis that the couple says cost the wife her eyesight.

Patient sues Illinois Bone & Joint Institute doctors, alleging prescription complications

Carol Ostrow Sep. 1, 2015, 12:21pm

A female patient is suing two physicians and their practice, alleging an inappropriate dose of a medication following her hand surgery negatively impacted her health and created complications.

Cook County woman sues nursing home, alleing negligence

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 1:00pm

A Cook County woman is suing a nursing home and its financial backers, alleging negligence in the death of a resident.

Cook County widow sues electrical contractor, alleging wrongful death

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 1:05pm

A Cook County woman is suing an electrical contracting firm and four other businesses, alleging negligence in her husband’s death.

Zurich: Yellow Cab should defend itself vs taxi drivers' independent contractor lawsuit

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 1, 2015, 3:57pm

While a federal appeals court ponders a lawsuit alleging taxi drivers should actually be considered employees and not independent contractors, an insurance company has asked a Cook County judge to declare one of the cab companies being sued should need to find some means other than an insurance claim to fund its defense against the allegations it has violated federal labor law in how it classifies and pays its drivers.

Judge ends discrimination suit vs Northwestern brought by male professor accused of sexual misdeeds

Scott Holland Sep. 1, 2015, 11:55pm

A federal judge has rejected a Northwestern University professor’s amended claim against the school, ending another chapter in a complex legal battle centered around his relationships with female students.

Alleged complications from heart valve surgery lead to husband's wrongful death suit

Robert Hadley Sep. 2, 2015, 9:47am

A widower is suing several doctors and health care facilities citing the Illinois Wrongful Death Act in a dispute surrounding his wife’s death after an operation.

Lexington Health Care Center of Streamwood sued over allegations of negligence

Robbie Hargett Sep. 2, 2015, 10:14am

Derrick Dyson, administrator of the estate of the deceased Annie Dyson, is suing a long-term health care facility over claims of negligence that resulted in Annie Dyson's scabies infection.

Woman sues research study operator following accident, claims negligence

Robbie Hargett Sep. 2, 2015, 10:35am

A woman is suing the controller of a research study following injuries the woman allegedly sustained while a participant in the study.

Daycare center sued over negligence claims after child scalded by hot water

Robert Hadley Sep. 2, 2015, 11:39am

An Illinois woman and her minor daughter are suing a day care center over negligence claims related to injuries the daughter suffered in an altercation with another child.

Cook County woman sues Bria Health Services, alleging neglect in brother's death

Robert Hadley Sep. 2, 2015, 12:16pm

A Cook County woman is suing a nursing home under the Illinois Wrongful Death Act in a dispute concerning her brother’s death.

2 Cook County residents blame bar, staff for beating

Robert Hadley Sep. 2, 2015, 12:27pm

A Cook County man and woman are suing the owners of a bar and its employees in a dispute surrounding an altercation on the premises.