Latest News

Appeals panel: Woman who bumped into half-open Hobby Lobby door should have looked, waited before entering

By Cook County Record | Feb 15, 2019

A state appeals panel says a McHenry woman can't keep alive her lawsuit against Hobby Lobby after she walked into an automatic door at one of the chain's crafting stores.

Woman claims she was struck by elevator door at Loyola University Medical Center

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

A woman is suing Loyola University Medical Center, citing alleged negligence.

Estate's sole beneficiary claims O'Brien Law Group breached its fiduciary duty

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

A beneficiary is suing law firm O'Brien Law Group PC and attorney Therese O'Brien, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty and negligence.

Chicago Public Media claims city budget committee didn't comply with Freedom of Information Act

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

Chicago Public Media is suing the city of Chicago, alleging violation of the Freedom of Information Act.

Kindred Hospital is accused in widow's wrongful death lawsuit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 15, 2019

A widow is suing nursing home facilities, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Parents of woman born with disabilities claim Motorola exposed expectant mother to harmful substances

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 15, 2019

Parents of a child born with disabilities are suing Motorola Solutions, citing alleged negligence and failure to warn and protect.

Judge quashes Algonquin Township's effort to subpoena Edgar County Watchdogs' Dropbox records

By John Breslin | Feb 15, 2019

Press freedom activists have expressed concern at an attempt by an Illinois township to subpoena the records of a watchdog news site, and now that subpoena has been quashed by a county circuit court.

Court activity on Feb. 14: Alicea Michael A. vs Noonan Kathleen

By The Cook County Record | Feb 15, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity in the suit brought by Alicea Michael A. against Noonan Kathleen on Feb. 14: 'Summons Issued And Returnable'

Could Pritzker order Sterigenics Willowbrook closed? Perhaps, but powers may be limited

By Cook County Record | Feb 14, 2019

As Illinois' attorney general spars in federal court with a company accused of emitting too much of an alleged cancer-causing chemical into the atmosphere in Chicago's western suburbs, others are calling on Illinois' new governor to do more, and immediately order the facility to close.

Niles Township High School District employee accuses co-worker of defamation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 14, 2019

A Niles Township High School District employee is suing a co-worker, citing alleged defamation.

Chicago teacher is accused of leading yoga retreat to Nicaragua while on disability leave

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 14, 2019

The Chicago school board is suing a teacher, alleging she owes $18,000 after leading a yoga retreat in Nicaragua while on disability leave.

The Grove at Lincoln Park is sued over patient's death from flu, pneumonia, sepsis

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

A surviving relative is suing nursing home facilities, citing alleged professional negligence and vicarious liability.

Southwest Airlines is accused of unlawfully storing biometric data

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

Ramp supervisors have filed a class action lawsuit against Southwest Airlines, accusing the company of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by making employees scan their fingerprints to clock in and out of work shifts.

Employee accuses Wound Care Solutions of violating state's biometric privacy law

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

An employee has filed a class action lawsuit against a medical supply company, alleging they violated workers' rights under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by compelling employees to scan their fingerprints when clocking in and out of work shifts.

Woman sues Warren Barr South Loop over relative's care, death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

A woman is suing a nursing facility, citing alleged negligent supervision in the care of a relative

Patient claims Renovo Endodontics Studio didn't properly set tooth implant

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

A Mt. Prospect woman is suing a dental facility, citing alleged professional negligence.

Manor Care of Naperville named in negligent supervision claim for resident's injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

A woman is suing a nursing home, citing alleged negligent supervision of her relative, now deceased.

KNB Motors loses appeal in customer fraud case over sale of car declared total insurance loss

By Cook County Record | Feb 13, 2019

A state appeals court has rejected the attempt by a used car dealer to undo a judgment entered against it in a consumer fraud case accusing it of selling a car that had been written off as a loss by an insurance company, yet not telling the buyer.

Appeals panel: Sticky questions remain over patent for tech used to produce key ingredient for breeding dairy cows

By Cook County Record | Feb 13, 2019

A federal appeals panel has weighed in on a sticky case that centers on the question of who can corral the market for "sexed" bull semen, and whether a would-be competitor violated a confidentiality agreement in attempting to use trade secrets to horn in on the game of producing dairy cows.

Appeals panel: 'Chiropractic maneuver' claim won't trump member agreement terms in suit vs Capital Fitness

By Cook County Record | Feb 12, 2019

A state appeals panel has closed the door on a woman's attempt to sidestep a clause in her membership agreement, and still sue her fitness club and her personal trainer for a back injury she suffered, claiming the trainer had engaged in an improper "chiropractic maneuver."

The Record Network