CHICAGO — A special administrator is suing contractors, alleging their negligence caused the death of her husband at a construction site.
News from May 2016
CHICAGO — A Cook County man is suing a number of Illinois companies, alleging their negligence caused him to fall in a basement and suffer injuries.
CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing the organizers of an event at a Chicago church, alleging negligence led to her suffering injuries.
The Illinois Supreme Court has again sided with public worker retirees, saying retired Chicago Transportation Authority workers have a right to sue the CTA under the Illinois constitution’s so-called pension protection clause for requiring retirees to pay more for their health insurance.
Former Dunkin’ Donuts employees say management at a Dunkin’ franchise business changed their timesheets, denied them overtime wages and illegally took money from their paychecks to cover register shortages.
CHICAGO – A psychologist alleges that her former Maywood employer owes her unpaid wages and also has filed suit over an email containing purportedly false statements about her.
CHICAGO – An attorney has filed suit against a former client alleging that the client is attempting to discontinue fee payments.
A Chicago teacher who had been fired for failing to report a principal’s request to fudge state test scores will be allowed to keep his job, and collect back pay and benefits, after a state appeals court upheld the decision of a lower court to overrule the Chicago Board of Education’s move to fire the teacher.
The plaintiffs behind what a judge called a “Herculean challenge” to the city of Chicago’s red light camera program have returned to Cook County court, saying they deserve another shot at arguing their case because a Cook County judge who dismissed their case in April not only erred, but in the process “ended up creating brand-new ‘rules’ of Illinois law.” On May 2, a group of plaintiffs led by named plaintiff Terie Kata, filed a motion to reconsider their class action lawsuit against the city o
CHICAGO — Two Illinois men are suing a Riverside resident, alleging he punched them in the face.
CHICAGO — A patient is suing a Chicago clinic, alleging it allowed an unauthorized doctor to provide psychiatric care to patients.
CHICAGO — A patient is suing a Cook County dentist, alleging failure to perform a tooth extraction.
CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing a Joliet long-term care facility, alleging negligence caused the death of his wife.
CHICAGO — A mother is suing an Arlington Heights hospital and health care providers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to secure the well-being of her newborn son.
CHICAGO – An individual alleges that a medical health provider's employees used excessive force in attempting to remove him from the facility.
CHICAGO – A Chicago company that offers foreclosure solutions is seeking the court's help to keep the license for an accounting software program it uses.
CHICAGO – A nursing home administrator is suing a physician alleging damages to his reputation.
CHICAGO – A guardian alleges the negligence of a Chicago care facility cased injuries to a disabled man.
Three big banks will not be on the hook for millions allegedly embezzled by the former bookkeeper for a group of Chicago area medical practices, after a federal judge agreed the banks had no duty to detect and thwart the fraud, which the doctors said cost them more than $14 million.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office resolved more than 3,330 requests from the public last year, for assistance in obtaining public records and meeting information under FOIA and the Open Meetings Act.