CHICAGO – A Chicago woman alleges that a Northbrook dentist negligently conducted dental procedures upon her teeth, mouth and bones.
News from May 2016
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a former Paterson, New Jersey, police officer who claimed he was unjustly demoted after his boss mistakenly believed he was involved in a political campaign.
CHICAGO — An attorney-in-fact is suing Hoffman Estate health care providers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence for her client.
CHICAGO — A Homewood woman is suing, the village of Riverdale and a motorist, alleging their negligence led to her husband's death in a car crash.
CHICAGO — A Chicago woman is suing Chicago and a city police officer, alleging excessive force in the shooting death of her husband.
CHICAGO — A Hoffman Estates man is suing a motorist, alleging his negligence caused his daughter's death.
CHICAGO — An Illinois man is suing the owners of a Grant Park restroom facility, alleging their negligence caused him to fall and suffer injuries.
Advocate hit with another home health care nurse class action, after settling similar case for $4.75 million
On the heels of a settlement announced in a similar class action brought by in-home physical therapists and other home-based health care workers, another group of home care nurses are also taking aim at Advocate Health, arguing the company owes them overtime pay after allegedly improperly claiming the nurses were exempt from certain federal and state wage laws.
A charitable fund associated with Evanston-based NorthShore University Health System is suing a near northwest suburban school district, alleging the district accepted foundation grant money to open school-based health care clinics, but then chose to close the clinics after less than a year in operation, essentially wasting the foundation’s money.
ROLLING MEADOWS — Prospective jurors reporting for service at three Cook County courthouses join others with new access to Wi-Fi in assembly rooms.
CHICAGO – While disciplinary complaints among Illinois attorneys are down overall for the third year in a row, a trend likely to continue, more than half of such complaints in 2015 were aimed at older, seasoned attorneys, a newly released report says.
An Illinois appeals panel has upheld a lower court’s ruling that the Episcopal Church must pay penance, by picking up the tab for the legal fees of a breakaway downstate diocese fighting a frivolous suit by the church and further refraining from making any further claims on the diocese’s $3.6 million treasury.
CHICAGO — A Chicago mother is suing a number of health providers, alleging their negligence caused her daughter to be battered and abused.
CHICAGO — An Indiana real estate company is suing an Illinois business, alleging fraudulent schemes to prevent the plaintiff from recovering payment for property sold.
CHICAGO — A customer is suing Jewel-Osco, alleging the store's negligence caused her to fall and suffer injuries.
CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing Chicago health providers, alleging their negligence caused her relative pain and ultimately death.
CHICAGO — A guardian is suing University of Chicago Hospitals, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.
With just days left in the Illinois General Assembly's spring legislative session, there has been almost no movement on a bill that would reinstate the so-called public duty rule, a legal principle protecting police, firefighters, paramedics and other emergency responders from lawsuits brought by people who may believe those responders didn't provide the level of care the accusers thought was appropriate.
A group that sold its interest in one of Wrigley Field’s famed rooftops remains on the hook for a six-figure tax bill, after a state appeals panel said a lower court was correct to determine the former business owners had an obligation to pay the unpaid city amusement taxes owed by their rooftop entertainment business, and not just taxes owed on the real estate itself, to allow the sale of the property to truly be free and clear.