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Son blames Loyola University Medical Center for mother's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 20, 2018

A special estate administrator is suing Loyola University Medical Center for wrongful death.

Estate administrators blame Lexington Square for patient's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 20, 2018

Two co-administrators of a woman's estate are suing Lexington Square Life Care of Lombard LLC, Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange Inc. and Royal Management Corp., citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Patient accuses Advocate Christ Medical Center, doctor of negligence

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 20, 2018

A patient is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center, Dr. Nancy Church and Nancy R.G. Church M.D. LLC, also known as Wellness Connections LLC, citing alleged negligence.

Pedestrian claims uneven village of La Grange sidewalk caused fall

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 20, 2018

A pedestrian has filed a lawsuit against the Village of La Grange, citing alleged premises liability and negligence.

Appeals panel: Sanctions mostly OK vs animal rights activist for revealing info about Doe defendant on Facebook

By Charmaine Little | Jul 20, 2018

A state appeals court has largely upheld a county court's decision to hold in contempt an animal rights activist for allegedly violating a court order to keep under wraps the identity of the owner of a so-called "puppy mill," but said the lower court judge needed to offer better instructions for how the activist could have the contempt sanctions lifted.

Loop Studio claims Coast to Coast improperly withheld commissions

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 20, 2018

An independent sales company is suing furniture manufacturer Coast To Coast Designs Inc., citing alleged breach of contract.

Daughter blames Alden Estates of Naperville for mother's injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 20, 2018

A daughter who has been granted power of attorney for her mother is suing Alden Estates of Naperville Inc., which does business as Alden Estates of Naperville, as well as Alden Naperville LLC and Alden Management Services, citing alleged negligence.

Judge: No 'risk of harm' to Rexnord workers from fingerprint scan time clocks; case sent back to Cook courts

By Scott Holland | Jul 20, 2018

A federal judge has kicked back to Cook County court a class action lawsuit accusing manufacturer Rexnord of violating an Illinois state privacy law by requiring employees to scan their fingerprints when using employee punch clocks to track work hours.

Class action accuses Cook County courts clerk of leaving too much personal info in traffic court records

By Scott Holland | Jul 19, 2018

A Cook County woman has initiated a federal class action against Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown concerning what information can be disclosed on public records.

Appeals court: Sellers can't enforce covenant restrictions on land after selling to forest preserve district

By Dan Churney | Jul 18, 2018

An appeals panel has affirmed a lower court’s decision the sellers of land to a west suburban forest preserve district gave up their rights to enforce a covenant to block ComEd from stringing power lines across that land, when they granted the Illinois Department of Natural Resources power to override covenant restrictions.

Visitor claims he fell in Presence St. Joseph entryway

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2018

A man is suing Hammes Partners, doing business as Hammes Realty Advisors LLC, Presence St. Joseph Hospital and Presence Center for Advanced Care, claiming insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries on the defendants' property.

Presence Villa Scalabrini blamed for death of patient

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2018

A pair of sons and estate executors are suing RHC Senior Services, doing business as Presence Villa Scalabrini Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Mandatory e-filing in place in all but three counties in Illinois, Cook live this month

By John Breslin | Jul 18, 2018

Mandatory court e-filing for all civil cases is operational in all but three Illinois counties, according to a representative of the company charged with introducing the system.

Appeals panel: School district knew too much about cheerleader's concussions; summary judgment improper

By Scott Holland | Jul 17, 2018

A state appeals panel has given a lift to a legal action brought against a far northwest suburban school district by the family of a cheerleader, saying the school district may have known enough about the cheerleader’s three concussion events to no longer be protected by state immunity laws.

Class action claims Bank of America charged improper inspection fee

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

A homeowner has filed a class action lawsuit against Bank of America, alleging she was assessed and forced to pay unauthorized inspection fees on a mortgaged property.

Man claims Kemp & Grzelakowski owe $7.5 million for alleged bad loan advice

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

A man is suing law firm Kemp & Grzelakowski Ltd. and James Kemp, citing alleged legal malpractice.

Couple accuses Illinois Orthopedic Network, Saint Anthony Hospital of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

A couple is suing Dr. Chandrasekhar Sompalli, Illinois Orthopedic Network LLC and Saint Anthony Hospital, citing alleged loss of consortium and negligence.

Lawsuit: Woman says lawyer referred lawsuit vs her to his father while still representing her in related action

By Scott Holland | Jul 17, 2018

A New York woman is accusing her former attorney of improperly referring a lawsuit against her to his father while still representing her in a related action.

Client claims Eckert & Smestad, MPC Law Group, Nykaza mishandled slip-and-fall case

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

A client is suing Eckert & Smestad LLC, Emily Eckart, Adam Smestad, MPC Law Group, Melissa Casey, the Law Offices of Michael J. Nykaza and Michael Nykaza, citing alleged malpractice.

Parkway Bank accuses BIR Training Center of failing to make note payments

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2018

A bank is suing Business Industrial Resources Inc, which does business as BIR Training Center, alleging breach of contract.

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