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Millions of dollars in balance as Hilton, BMO Harris continue sparring over credit card processing contract

One of the world’s largest hoteliers and one of the Chicago region’s biggest banks are continuing their court fight over millions of dollars Hilton Hotels claims BMO Harris Bank wrongly withheld amid a tussle over a credit card processing deal and customer data breaches.

Home health care company MedPro can't sue over Medicare payments suspension, accusations: Judge

A Tinley Park-based home healthcare company can't pursue their fraud claims against a Medicare administrative company that stopped paying them over belief the home healthcare provider had received improper payments, as a federal judge says it hasn't yet exhausted administrative remedies provided to it through Medicare.

Seventh Circuit strikes down IL 'full slate' 3rd party election rule, says state blocked election participation

Upcoming Illinois elections could see more third-party candidates than in past rounds of balloting after Illinois' full slate ballot requirement law, which placed additional burdens on third party candidates seeking to run for office, was struck down by a federal appeals court.

Appeals panel nixes coroner's report as evidence in medical malpractice, wrongful death suit

A Downstate appellate court has backed a Champaign County judge's decisions in a medical malpractice trial involving a woman's death, which ended with a verdict against plaintiff, saying the judge was right to bar some of plaintiff's evidence, including a coroner's report and death certificate.

Symphony South Shore LLC allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

A woman is suing Symphony South Shore LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Aperion Care Plum Grove accuses two individuals of failing to pay for services

A nursing facility is suing Thelma Howe and Katherine Bauer for alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Chicago Park District allegedly failed to prevent worker from receiving electrical shock

A man is suing the Chicago Park District for alleged liability and negligence.

Harmony Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, others allegedly failed to prevent woman from choking

An estate administrator is suing Harmony Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Inc. and related entities for alleged negligence.

Stroger Hospital, others allegedly failed to prevent pressure ulcers

An estate administrator is suing John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Wentworth Rehab & Health Care Center, Alden Management Services Inc. and The Alden Group Ltd. for alleged negligence.

Advocate Sherman Hospital, others accused of negligence in man's cardiac care

A woman is suing Dr. Syed A. Hasan, Valley Cardiology, Valley Medical & Cardiac Clinic Ltd. and Advocate Sherman Hospital for alleged negligence in the care of her relative.

McDonalds, Grubhub, Kmart settle ADA lawsuits over website, app accessibility for the blind

Three class action lawsuits against McDonald’s, Grubhub and Kmart, alleging those companies’ apps and websites violated federal disability law because they were not easily accessible to the blind have been settled in recent days, according to federal court records.

Divided appeals court says Lake County wrong to deny permit for homeless shelter in public building

A charity seeking to operate a new residence facility in Lake County for the chronically homeless have secured a win in their tussle with county officials over the project, after a divided state appellate panel sided with a trial court's decision to reverse a county board's decision to deny the Lake County PADS group's application to open a new site for its Safe Haven program in a vacant government building.

Pizza delivery drivers sue Domino's, say their pay never added up to minimum wage

A former delivery driver is suing operators of Domino’s Pizza restaurants saying she and her peers were underpaid because the company improperly deducted tips, underpaid for driving and did not offer reimbursement for vehicle expenses.

Man accuses two doctors of negligently treating leg infection

A man is suing Dr. Henryk J. Roztoczynski and Dr. Bohdan Fedirko for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Manorcare Health Services-Homewood allegedly failed to prevent woman from getting pressure ulcers

A woman is suing Manorcare Health Services-Homewood for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Vanguard Westlake Hospital allegedly failed to prevent patient from developing pressure ulcers

A woman is suing Vanguard Westlake Hospital for alleged negligence.

Glenshire Nursing and Rehab Centre accused of negligence

A man is suing Glenshire Nursing and Rehab Centre for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent his relative's injuries.

Chicago Ridge Nursing Center LLC, others allegedly failed to prevent decline in patient's blood glucose level

An estate administrator is suing Chicago Ridge Nursing Center LLC, Nivram Management Inc., Dr. Rajneesh Salwan and several nurses for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Tri State Nursing & Rehabilitation Center accused of allowing woman to burn herself with hot tea

A woman is suing Tri State Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for alleged negligence.

Morris Cancer Center, others allegedly failed to provide patient with proper care

An estate administrator is suing Dr. Nafisa Burhani, Joliet Oncology-Hematology Associates Ltd. d/b/a Morris Cancer Care, Dr. Beatriz Setrini, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers, Dr. Rachel Mitchell, Dr. Agne Paner and Rush University Medical Center for alleged negligence.