A Joliet long-term nursing care facility is alleged to have failed to protect a former resident from falls.
News from November 2018
A mother has filed a wrongful death suit against a hospital and physician after her daughter was stillborn.
Physical therapy patient says Orthopaedic Associates of Riverside allowed her to fall during exercise
A patient of a Riverside physical therapy center alleges she fell during an exercise because she wasn't supervised.
A Cook County man has sued a group of tobacco companies, alleging he was unaware that exposure to cigarettes would cause him to develop cancer and other diseases associated with smoking cigarettes.
A group of employees who work at an AT&T call center have filed a lawsuit against the telecommunications company over allegations they were not paid for overtime work.
Judicial board says DuPage judge lied to cops about bullet, retaliated vs. women for harassment complaints
The Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board is alleging a DuPage County judge retaliated against two courthouse employees for accusing him of sexual harassment and repeatedly lied to police and the board, in a separate matter, about firing a bullet through his apartment wall into an adjacent unit.
Models sue Polekatz strip club, say used their images in ads to promote their clubs without permission
Ten models have sued Polekatz, saying the Bridgeview strip club used images of them to advertise its business although the women have never worked for Polekatz or as exotic dancers.
A relative of a former resident of an Orland Park care facility alleges the facility failed to protect the resident from developing pressure sores.
A couple alleges a physician failed to timely schedule a revision surgery to address issues with a previous surgery on the husband's spine.
A Kane County couple alleges they suffered respiratory injuries as a result of exposure to two chemical food additives.
A temporary guardian of a disabled woman is seeking damages from two Chicago long-term care facilities over allegations they failed to meet the woman's care needs.
Northwestern Medicine, nurses alleged to have failed to warn patient of risks of iron infusion procedure
A patient alleges she was injured by an iron infusion procedure and was not warned of the procedure's risks.
While most judicial candidates are running unopposed in Cook County, voters can still help select a few of those who will preside from the bench. And voters have been asked to exercise caution when casting ballots in the General Election for at least two Cook County candidates.
Workers say suburban Burger King franchisee's punch clock system stores fingerprint scans without consent
A Downers Grove-based company that operates Burger King restaurants in Chicago's suburbs has been accused in a class action lawsuit of allegedly unlawfully collecting and storing its employees' fingerprints for use with its punch clocks to track employees' hours worked.
A Chicago organization that specializes in helping people exit hate groups has filed a lawsuit against one if its co-founders who branched off to start a similar organization, saying the new group is infringing its trademarks.
After a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting Pennsylvania Republicans' attempt to redraw that state's congressional districts, an organization dedicated toward reforming how Illinois draws its legislative districts, which are currently skewed to favor Democrats, says the decision could help spur reform in other states, including Illinois, both legislatively and in the courts.
A Chicago federal judge has partially melted a group of class actions against Kraft, Walmart, Jewel Food, Target and others, which alleged the companies misled consumers as to the purity of grated Parmesan cheese by including hidden cellulose filler, finding labels may have promised unadulterated product, but cellulose was nonetheless listed as an ingredient on those labels.
The girlfriend of a 21-year-old man shot by Chicago police officers has filed a wrongful death suit against them and the city.
The sister of a former resident of a long-term nursing facility in Lincolnshire has filed a wrongful death suit against the facility.
The developer of an 80-unit condominium building in Chicago alleges the architect it hired provided defective work.