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Woman alleges broken ankle from slip-and-fall on ice, snow at Chicago shopping center

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 16, 2019

A woman alleges she broke her ankle in a fall at a Chicago shopping mall because of snow and ice in the lot.

Man alleges he was injured in attack by teens at Logan Square Burger King

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 16, 2019

A patron of a Chicago Burger King alleges he was injured when he was attacked by teens while attempting to exit the restaurant.

Cary man alleges battery purchased at Vapor Place exploded while in pocket

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

A Cary consumer alleges he was injured when a lithium-ion battery exploded while in his pocket.

Man alleges he was electrocuted while repairing spotlight at Salvation Army building

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 11, 2019

A man alleges he was electrocuted at a Chicago location because the building's owners failed to maintain the electrical system.

Man sues South West Industries, O'Malley Construction after falling down elevator shaft

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 10, 2019

A Columbia College employee has filed suit against two companies associated with an elevator after he allegedly fell down an elevator shaft.

Worker alleges unclean floor at Chicago worksite caused him to fall from ladder

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 6, 2019

A worker alleges he fell off a ladder and was injured because of the dangerous condition of the floor at a Chicago worksite.

Woman alleges fall at Metra station caused injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 4, 2019

A woman is suing Metra and the city of Chicago after she claims she fell at the Millennium Park station.

Lifetime Fitness can't shut down man's slip-and-fall suit asserting light sensors left him in the dark in bathroom

By Scott Holland | Dec 29, 2018

A federal judge said Lifetime Fitness can’t avoid a lawsuit from a man who claims he fell in a dark bathroom in which motion-sensing lights didn’t function as expected, causing him not to see liquid on the floor when he stepped out of a bathroom stall.

Lyft passenger seeks damages from rideshare company, city of Chicago over Michigan Ave crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

A couple is seeking damages from a ride-hailing company and the city of Chicago over a collision earlier this month.

Woman sues Penny's Slots and Video Poker after door allegedly severs portion of finger

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

A Chicago woman alleges the door at an Oak Lawn business severed a portion of her finger.

Woman sues Berwyn youth soccer league, others after she was struck in the face by a ball in the stands

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

A woman is suing a youth soccer league, alleging she was injured at a youth soccer game in Berwyn when a ball struck her in the face.

Two seek damages from Rokaitis Industries over I-355 tow truck crash in Addison

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

Two people allege they were injured when a tow truck entered into their lane of travel on an interstate in Addison.

Jury to decide if FDA would have blocked Merck from revising Januvia label over cancer risk: Appeals panel

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 27, 2018

A pharmaceutical company facing lawsuits over whether its diabetes drug may have caused pancreatic cancer will need to let a jury decide whether federal regulators would have prevented the drugmaker from revising the medication’s warning label to specifically mention a risk of developing that cancer.

Worker alleges chemicals on floor of DeLaval Manufacturing facility caused burns

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 26, 2018

An independent contractor alleges he was injured while working at a Des Plaines facility when he stepped into chemicals spilled on the floor.

Appeals panel: Couple hit by car can sue Uber, driver for dropping them off at busy intersection at 2 a.m.

By Dan Churney | Dec 24, 2018

An Illinois appeals panel has reversed a Cook County judge’s ruling that a Uber driver could not have foreseen a Chicago couple, whom he kicked out of his vehicle in the middle of the night, would then be hit by a car, finding the Uber driver should have known such an eventuality was possible.

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