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Passenger sues AeroMexico after July plane crash in Mexico

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 21, 2018

A passenger is suing a Mexican airlines in a case involving the crash of a jet bound for Chicago on July 31.

Woman injured in I-90 crash that killed passenger accuses Walmart of improperly installing tire

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

A motorist is blaming Walmart for a fatal crash that allegedly happened after her vehicle's front tire was changed at Walmart but "deflated and came entirely off the rim," as she drove on Interstate 90, causing two vehicles to slam into her car.

USA Boxing blamed for staircase accident that allegedly disabled man stepping out of boxing ring

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

USA Boxing is being blamed for a staircase accident that allegedly disabled a man after he stepped out of the boxing ring.

United Airlines sued for inflicting "traumatic stress" after emergency landing

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 11, 2018

Passengers are suing United Airlines Inc. and CommutAir, claiming they were traumatized when the plane they were traveling in had to make an emergency landing.

Patron claims security guard assaulted him at Underground Night Club

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

A patron is suing the Underground Night Club, alleging an intoxicated security guard assaulted him.

Appeals panel revives woman's lawsuit vs Kmart over Black Friday trip, fall over empty basket

By Elizabeth Alt | Sep 5, 2018

A state appeals court has revived a woman's lawsuit against Kmart, saying the retailer can be sued because the judge could not clearly discount the woman's account of how she came to trip over an empty shopping basket in her path on the floor of a Rockford store on Black Friday 2013.

Ronny's Original Steakhouse sued by man who claims was hurt in fall from broken chair

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 29, 2018

A restaurant patron is suing Ronny's Original Steakhouse for more than $50,000, claiming injuries in an alleged fall from a broken chair.

Sycamore Speedway sued after race car strikes pedestrian in pit area

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 29, 2018

A spectator at the Sycamore Speedway car race track has filed a lawsuit against the stock car racing company and driver Timothy Erjavac after he was allegedly struck by a racing car in the pit stop area.

Apria Healthcare sued after oxygen tank allegedly falls, injures patient

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 28, 2018

A man is suing Apria Healthcare, claiming an oxygen tank allegedly fell and struck him.

Patient accuses Northwestern Medicine of failing to diagnose her cancer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 28, 2018

A woman is suing Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group and several doctors alleging they failed to properly diagnose her cancer.

Chicago Cubs sued over alleged assault involving alleged drunken patrons

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 28, 2018

A customer is suing the Chicago Cubs, along with patrons Ryan Humphries and Carl Humphries, alleging she was "violently attacked" by intoxicated patrons served alcohol at Wrigley Field.

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center patient alleges object was left inside her after surgery

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

A former patient of a Chicago medical facility alleges a foreign object was left inside her after a surgery.

R.J. Grunts customer alleges undercooked burger caused food poisoning in 2016

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 27, 2018

A R.J. Grunts customer alleges she developed food poisoning after eating at the restaurant in 2016.

Consumer, injured in 2016 Joliet crash, alleges airbags failed to deploy in GM SUV

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 21, 2018

A motorist is suing General Motors, claiming her vehicle's airbags failed to deploy in a 2016 accident.

Decision for Soldier Field lot operator SP Plus in woman's trip-and-fall suit overturned on appeal

By Chandra Lye | Aug 10, 2018

A state appeals panel overruled a Cook County judge, finding a woman may be allowed to continue with her personal injurylawsuit against the company that manages a parking lot near Soldier Field, as they said the Cook County judge may have erred in finding the low pole over which the woman allegedly tripped while leaving an event may not have been as open and obvious as the lower court judge believed.

Abbvie wins another bellwether trial amid mass action over Androgel testosterone drug

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jun 15, 2018

A federal jury has handed a win to North Chicago-based drugmaker Abbvie, as it continues to seek to fend off a mass of legal claims accusing the company’s testosterone replacement therapy drug, Androgel, of causing heart attacks and other cardiovascular conditions.

Appeals court says Four Seasons Hotel not to blame in guest's fall on wet bathroom floor

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 13, 2018

An Illinois state appeals panel has upheld a Cook County judge's decision that the Four Seasons in Chicago was not obligated to warn guests about a wet marble bathroom floor, saying the condition posed a danger that should have been open and obvious.

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