Though e-cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, design flaws in the products can cause severe injuries or even kill their users, an attorney representing several plaintiffs in personal-injury cases said.
Couple claims Vrdolyak firm settled too soon in trucking injury suit; fee award quadruple client's net
A couple is suing Vrdolyak Law Group, citing alleged professional negligence.
A woman is suing Mayfield Health Center, alleging the long-term care facility improperly cared for her mother, contributing to her mother's death.
A woman is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center and others medical providers, alleging they enrolled another woman in a medical trial despite her not meeting study criteria.
A man is suing Glenview Terrace Nursing Center and Advocate Medical Group, alleging negligence and wrongful death.
A woman alleges she broke her ankle in a fall at a Chicago shopping mall because of snow and ice in the lot.
A patron of a Chicago Burger King alleges he was injured when he was attacked by teens while attempting to exit the restaurant.
A Cary consumer alleges he was injured when a lithium-ion battery exploded while in his pocket.
A man alleges he was electrocuted at a Chicago location because the building's owners failed to maintain the electrical system.
A Columbia College employee has filed suit against two companies associated with an elevator after he allegedly fell down an elevator shaft.
A worker alleges he fell off a ladder and was injured because of the dangerous condition of the floor at a Chicago worksite.
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
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.
A couple is seeking damages from a ride-hailing company and the city of Chicago over a collision earlier this month.
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
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 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
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.
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.
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.