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IL high court says Chicago Park District off the hook for bicyclist's injuries on Lakefront Trail

The Illinois Supreme Court has tossed an appellate court decision in a suit, which claimed the Chicago Park District was liable for a bicyclist's injury on the city's Lakefront Trail, saying a Cook County judge was right to declare the district immune from liability, because the trail is a recreational pathway.

Illinois appeals court upholds Palos Park's annexation of Gleneagles, Cog Hill country clubs

The city of Palos Park has won another round in its court fight with neighboring Lemont over the annexation of more than 1,400 acres of unincorporated golf courses, including the Gleneagles Country Club and Cog Hill Golf & Country Club.

Pro-life lawmakers, groups appeal Springfield judge's refusal to block IL abortion funding law

A group of pro-life Illinois state legislators, anti-abortion organizations and the Springfield Roman Catholic diocese have indicated they will continue their legal fight to stop the state of Illinois from using taxpayer money to fund abortions, filing notices to appeal a Springfield judge’s decision to deny them the injunction they sought to block the state law authorizing public funding for what they estimate could be “tens of thousands” of abortions each year.

Loyola University Medical Center sued over woman's death, accused of failing to order ultrasound

A woman is suing Loyola University Medical Center for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her relative's injuries and wrongful death.

Lemelle's Cocktail Lounge Inc. accused of liability after patron's pants caught on fire

A man is suing Lemelle's Cocktail Lounge Inc. for alleged liability and negligence.

Palos RC Flying Club, others allegedly failed to provide adequate security

A man is suing Robert West, Palos RC Flying Club and Academy of Model Aeronautics Inc. for alleged assault, battery and for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Chalet Living & Rehab, others accused in connection with patient's injuries, death

A woman is suing Chalet Living & Rehab, Legacy Healthcare, Legacy Consulting LLC, and two nurses for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a man's injuries and wrongful death.

MPR Property Management Inc. allegedly failed to provide tenants copies of rights summary under Chicago ordinance

A woman has filed a class action lawsuit against MPR Property Management Inc. and Keybell Pacini LLC for allegedly failing to provide her and others with a copy of the Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RLTO) summary, as required by the city of Chicago.

Turtle's sued by man claiming other drunk patrons attacked him at the establishment

A man is suing Turtle's Bar & Grill for alleged liability, negligence and unlawful sale of liquor to intoxicated persons.

Walgreens, others allegedly gave woman wrong medication

A woman is suing Walgreens, Bond Drug Company of Illinois LLC, Astellas US Technologies Inc. and Astellas Pharma US Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Flat Top Grill, others allegedly failed to prevent patio umbrella from striking woman

A woman is suing Flat Top Grill, Mongolian Operating Company LLC and Evanston Realty Associates LLC after she was allegedly struck by an umbrella.

Dar Pro Solutions allegedly failed to properly perform grease trap services

A man is suing Dar Pro Solutions for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Architect accuses Hackl, president of Loebl Scholssman firm, of defamation, demands $2M

A man is suing Donald J. Hackl, demanding the president of Chicago architectural firm Loebl Schlossman & Hackl pay at least $2 million for allegedly defaming him and refusing to pay him his earnings.

Appeals court: State rep can't force Calumet City to give him the chance to run for mayor

The April mayoral election in Calumet City was valid and will not be restaged, a state appeals court has ruled, determining the voters of the city had a valid interest in denying a state representative and anyone else who has served four terms in any city elected office the chance to run for mayor.

Appeals court: Man didn't cooperate with doctors, can't sue Rush U. Med Center over leg amputation

On Dec. 15, a state appeals court affirmed a Cook County judge's judgment in favor of Rush University Medical Center in a dispute involving a former patient who claimed his leg amputation could have been avoided had the defendants properly referred him to a vascular surgeon, but who the hospital argued had been uncooperative with medical professionals, costing them the opportunity to save his leg.

Dupage Medical Group Ltd., doctor allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

A woman is suing Dr. Kevin Walsh and Dupage Medical Group Ltd. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Manorcare Health Services-Palos Heights East allegedly failed to prevent patient's ulcers, death

A woman is suing Palos Community Hospital, Manorcare Health Services-Palos Heights East, HCR Manorcare Health Services LLC and Heartland Employment Services LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a man's injuries and wrongful death.

Multimedia Sales & Marketing Inc. allegedly collected employees' fingerprint scans without consent

A man has filed a class action lawsuit against Multimedia Sales & Marketing Inc., alleging the employer improperly collected scans of his fingerprints, as well as those of other workers, in violation of an Illinois law.

Sunrise of Schaumburg, others allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

A woman is suing Sunrise of Schaumburg, Hearthstone Manor, related entities and three individuals for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a man's injuries and wrongful death.

Warren Barr Gold Coast allegedly failed to prevent woman from developing pressure ulcers

A woman is suing Warren Barr Gold Coast for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.