News from July 2018

Estate administrator blames Concord Nursing for patient's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 5, 2018

A woman is suing Concord Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, International Nursing & Rehab Center LLC and Aperion Care International, citing alleged negligence.

Patient accuses Davol, CR Bard of selling defective hernia patch

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 5, 2018

An Illinois resident is suing Davol Inc. and CR Bard Inc., citing alleged negligence and strict liability.

CVS, Osco ask courts to sanction doctor for suing over faxed prescription refill request forms

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jul 6, 2018

CVS and Osco have asked a federal judge to punish a Deer Park doctor, accusing the doctor of wrongly suing the pharmacies for merely faxing forms to the doctor’s office asking him to verify patient requests for prescription refills.

Dolton School District security guard accused of assaulting student

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

A child's mother is suing Dolton School District and a school security guard, citing alleged civil assault and negligent supervision.

Investors accuse Wilkinson Financial, Chicago Index Partners of running alleged Ponzi scheme

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 6, 2018

A group of investors is suing Alvin Guy Wilkinson, Wilkinson Financial Opportunity LP and Chicago Index Partners LP, citing alleged fraud, negligence, and negligent misrepresentation.

Estate administrator files wrongful death lawsuit against Peterson Park Healthcare

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 6, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Peterson Park Associates LLC, which does business as Peterson Park Healthcare Center and Progressive Healthcare Consulting LLC, a nursing care facility, claiming negligence and wrongful death.

Lymphoma patient accuses PD Memorial, Norwegian-American Hospital of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 6, 2018

A patient is suing PD Memorial Medical Center, Norwegian-American Hospital Inc., Ashley Kehoe RPA, and doctors Farkhunda Mazharuddin, Mary Eguia and Heather Dieperink, citing alleged negligence.

Child and parents claim My Dentist, Dr. Yu didn't properly install girl's braces

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 6, 2018

A child, through her parents, is suing a dentist, citing alleged professional negligence.

Aperion Care Moline, others sued for patient's alleged wrongful death

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Riverwood Rehab LLC, also known as Aperion Care Moline, Aperion Care Inc., Aperion Consulting, Ahearn and Associates Medical Center, Dr. Michael Ahearn and Dr. Hussein Zaioor, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Customer blames Leah Chavie Skincare for micro-blading injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 6, 2018

A woman claims in a June 29 lawsuit that Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique improperly performed a micro-blading procedure, resulting in severe injuries and burns.

Jam Productions alleges theatrical union bought votes to unionize workers

By Dan Churney | Jul 6, 2018

A Chicago federal appeals panel has ordered the National Labor Relations Board to hold a hearing into allegations by Jam Productions that Theatrical Stage Employees Union Local 2 gave lucrative jobs to non-unionized Jam workers so they would vote to install the union local at Jam Productions venues.

SHOOK HARDY & BACON LLP: Shook Named Product Liability Defense Firm of the Year

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers has named Shook, Hardy & Bacon the Product Liability Defense Firm of the Year for the 14th consecutive year.

CORBOY & DEMETRIO: Corboy & Demetrio files Lawsuit against Lyft in fatal Chicago crash

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

Corboy & Demetrio has filed a lawsuit against the rideshare company Lyft, its driver, Elizabeth Renter, 32, of Lena, Illinois, and Travis Anderson, 25, of Chicago, who struck Renter’s Lyft car, for injuries suffered by Abraham Vucekovich, 31, of Chicago.

HUGHES SOCOL PIERS RESNICK DYM LTD: HSPRD Client wins bid to capture CEO's assets in Casino Ch.7

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

For the past ten years, HSPRD has represented the trustee in the Emerald Casino bankruptcy case.

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE: John Tillman: Statement on he Janus V. AFSCME Decision

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Janus v. AFSCME, confirming that forced union fees are unconstitutional.

SALVI, SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: $15.2 Million verdict for veteran seriously injured at Mccormick Place trade show upheld on appeal

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

The Illinois Appellate Court First District has ruled an Iraq War Veteran who was struck and run over by a forklift at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois will finally receive the $15.2 million he was awarded during a 2015 trial.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown launches practical how-to guide for responding to mass environmental tort litigation

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

Mayer Brown announced the launch of a new practical guide, “Responding to a Mass Environmental Tort Litigation: A How-To,” which outlines the steps to manage environmental tort claims through a hypothetical environmental incident, beginning with the initial emergency response and related investigations and ending with the resolution of ensuing litigation.

SWANSON MARTIN & BELL: Seven Lateral Associates Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP welcomes seven lateral associates to the firm.

SAUL EWING ARNSTEIN & LEHR: Lizza's Helsinn case heads to U.S. Supreme Court

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Partner Charles M. Lizza, Chair of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice, is a member of the legal team that just secured a grant of certiorari by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Helsinn Healthcare S.A., v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al.

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