CHICAGO — An Cook County man is suing a Japanese company, alleging he is owed more than $200,000.
News from May 2016
CHICAGO — A daughter is suing a Blue Island medical facility, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent her mother's injuries and death.
CHICAGO — A teacher is suing a Chicago charter school, alleging the school ignored her complaints of sexual harassment.
A federal judge has ruled that even though a putative class-action suit against Facebook – which alleges the company lifted users’ biometric information without permission – was moved from Illinois federal court to California federal jurisdiction, Illinois law regarding privacy will apply in the case.
CHICAGO — A patient is suing Chicago health providers, alleging negligence in failing to properly assess the plaintiff's condition.
CHICAGO — A Dolton consumer is suing Quaker Oats, alleging negligent misrepresentation of its oatmeal cereals.
Shutterfly has settled a class action suit alleging the online photo sharing site violated Illinois privacy laws by creating a system permitting photos to be stored and searched using facial recognition technology. The amount of the settlement has not been disclosed.
Groupon has delivered a lawsuit against IBM, demanding the tech titan pay it untold millions for allegedly taking elements of location-based shopping technology Groupon developed for use in its own programs which it sells to retailers to use GPS to target offers and promotions at certain customers.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, the organization responsible for treating much of the Chicago area's sewage, says it is working to reduce the phosphorus content of the treated water it releases back into local rivers and streams, in advance of decisions from judges hearing litigation brought by environmental groups who have alleged the district should be held liable for "unnatural" plant and algae growth in area waterways, fueled primarily by phosphorus.
CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing a Harvey hospital, alleging negligence and medical malpractice caused a relative's death.
CHICAGO — An employee is suing a Metra, alleging the railroad's negligence led to him suffering injuries.
CHICAGO — A Chicago woman is suing a Berwyn hospital, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.
Noting that whistleblower laws exist specifically to protect whistleblowers from legal actions in retaliation for blowing the whistle on wrongdoing, a federal judge has tossed a lawsuit brought by heart monitoring company, Lifewatch, against one of its former employees, who the company attempted to argue broke federal privacy laws when he handed over documents containing patient information to the federal government to support his accusations that LifeWatch had defrauded Medicare.
CHICAGO – A truck driver alleges that he was injured in a warehouse of a metal wire company.
CHICAGO – A man has filed suit against two construction companies working on a South Justine Street project alleging he was injured while riding his bike.
A national association of pharmacists has asked a Cook County judge to intervene in a power struggle for control of its academic subsidiary organization, alleging a Chicago State University professor who had most recently served as the subsidiary’s executive director has refused to step down when requested and has attempted to make the subsidiary autonomous without authorization.
CHICAGO — A widow is suing health professionals and a Chicago hospital, alleging their negligence caused her husband's death.
CHICAGO — A Cook County woman is suing a Rockford residential treatment center, alleging she was sexually assaulted.
CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing a Chicago long term care facility, alleging its negligence caused a relative's death.