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Injury from falling piece of concrete lands in court

Ben Hart May 16, 2014, 9:30am


Man accuses dozens of companies of negligence over alleged asbestos exposure

Whitney Brakken May 16, 2014, 9:00am


Plastic surgeon faces suit over eyelid procedure

Ben Hart May 16, 2014, 8:30am


Woman brings med-mal complaint against Association for Women's Health Care, doctor following surgery

Ben Hart May 15, 2014, 5:00pm

The Association for Women's Health Care and a doctor are being sued by a patient who alleges she endured multiple complications after surgery.

Flat Top Grill patron claims bathroom door hit her in head

Whitney Brakken May 15, 2014, 4:30pm

A customer of an Oak Park restaurant is suing over allegations she became trapped in the bathroom and was then hit in the head when the door finally opened.

City of Chicago hit with premises liability claim over Millennium Park pathway

Annie Cosby May 15, 2014, 4:00pm

A couple is suing the City of Chicago, alleging its negligent repair of a sidewalk in Millennium Park led to their injuries.

Woman lodges suit over alleged 2008 assault

Ben Hart May 15, 2014, 3:30pm

A Cook County woman is suing a man she claims assaulted her in 2008 in her residence on Chicago's South Side.

Sam's Club customer claims glass pierced her foot after employee dropped bottle

Whitney Brakken May 15, 2014, 3:01pm

A couple is suing Wal-Mart, claiming the woman sustained injuries after an employee dropped a glass bottle near the checkout counter at a suburban Sam's Club.

Father slaps Evanston school district with suit over son's broken teeth, fractured neck bone

Ben Hart May 15, 2014, 2:49pm


Now-shuttered Logan Square nightclub faces suit from patron who slipped on water

Whitney Brakken May 15, 2014, 2:00pm

A patron of former nightclub on Milwaukee Avenue is suing over an alleged slip and fall incident.

Babysitter accuses employers of negligence over slip and fall on stairs

Annie Cosby May 15, 2014, 1:25pm

An Illinois woman is suing the parents of children she was babysitting, claiming she injured her hand after falling on their stairs.

Owners of Loop shopping mall seek $100K from construction company; claim glass panels spontaneously shattered

Annie Cosby May 15, 2014, 1:00pm


Mother files suit against driver over daughter's death

Annie Cosby May 15, 2014, 12:26pm

A Cook County woman is suing the driver of a car involved in a collision she claims killed her daughter.

Servers' class action over pooled tip system at Tavern at the Park settled for $500K; attorneys collect $160K

Jonathan Bilyk May 15, 2014, 11:15am

The owners of a popular downtown Chicago restaurant facing a class action suit brought against them by former servers, who claim management improperly pooled and distributed their tips to other workers in violation of state and federal law, have settled the case.

Zip line on Wilmette couple's property leads to premises liability suit

Ben Hart May 15, 2014, 11:00am

A Wilmette couple is being sued by a woman who claims she sustained injuries after falling from a zip line on the pair's property.

Deacon alleges he choked on metal wire in fish from Elgin casino buffet

Ben Hart May 15, 2014, 10:15am

A patron of an Elgin casino is suing over claims he choked on a piece of metal found in food from the buffet.

Plaintiff attorneys seeking $7 billion from State Farm in RICO suit make case for Karmeier subpoena

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 1:19pm

CliffordIllinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier should have to submit to a subpoena in a $7 billion racketeering suit against State Farm because he associated with the alleged racketeers, according to Chicago lawyer Robert Clifford.“The amount in controversy is staggering,” Clifford wrote in a May 8 motion to compel Karmeier’s production of documents about his 2004 election to the state high

Woman claims ex-boyfriend got her fired to try to win custody of their child

Ben Hart May 14, 2014, 1:09pm


Patient accuses Thorek Memorial Hospital, doctor of performing procedure without his consent

Ben Hart May 14, 2014, 12:40pm

Thorek Memorial Hospital and a doctor are being sued over claims they performed  a procedure on a patient without his consent.

Suit claims CTA bus driver's allegedly abrupt move caused fall, injuries

Ben Hart May 14, 2014, 12:17pm

The Chicago Transit Authority is being sued by a passenger who claims she was injured when the driver of a bus she was riding abruptly moved it forward while she was trying to exit.