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McDonald's hit with lawsuit over boy's alleged injury in play area

Ben Hart May 14, 2014, 11:56am

The father of a young boy is suing McDonald's, claiming his son was injured while in the play area of the Tinley Park fast food restaurant.

Collision between customer and pallet ends in suit against Caputo's

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 11:30am

A woman is suing a grocery store chain over allegations one of its employees caused her to collide with a pallet at its Naperville location.

Woman accuses Village Discount of negligence after chair breaks

Annie Cosby May 14, 2014, 11:15am

A woman is suing a discount outlet after she allegedly fell off a chair.

Condo association faces suit over woman's fall over ice on sidewalk

Annie Cosby May 14, 2014, 11:00am

A woman is suing a Wheeling condo association and its manager over claims she sustained injuries after falling on ice.

Former employee of Panthera Global seeks more than $40K in allegedly unpaid wages, bonus

Ben Hart May 14, 2014, 10:40am


Finger amputation spurs another suit against Sears over Craftsman table saw

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 10:05am

A Delaware man is suing Sears and others over claims he was injured by a table saw.

Stairway slip lands CTA, city in court on premises liability claim

The Cook County Record May 14, 2014, 9:30am

A man is suing the city, its building commission and transit authorities, claiming he was injured after slipping on wet stairs in a Red Line station.

Woman sues builders of Evanston High School baseball complex after ball hits her in head

Ben Hart May 14, 2014, 9:00am

A Lake County resident is suing four companies involved in building the baseball complex at Evanston Township High School, claiming she sustained brain injury after being hit by a softball while attending a game there.

Former, current student lodge federal retaliation suit against Chicago State University officials

Kenneth Lowe May 13, 2014, 4:12pm

Several Chicago State University officials are facing accusations they arranged the arrests of two students and invalidated election results to prevent the duo from representing the student body in retaliation for speaking out about allegedly "corrupt practices of several powerful and politically connected members of" the administration.Former student Willie Preston and current student Brittany Bailey

City of Harvey hit with complaint over pothole

Ben Hart May 13, 2014, 11:00am

A woman is suing the City of Harvey over claims she was injured after tripping and falling over a pothole.

Alleged elevator injury spurs suit against Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Ben Hart May 13, 2014, 10:36am


Mississippi man brings product liability suit over table saw in Cook County

Annie Cosby May 13, 2014, 10:00am

A Mississippi man is suing a tool manufacturer over claims he was injured by a Bosch table saw.

Former employee of Burke Beverage seeks $200K in allegedly unpaid workers' comp benefits

Ben Hart May 13, 2014, 9:45am

A former employee of a beer and wine distributor based in McCook is suing over claims it stopped paying his disability benefits.

Former Stateville inmate accuses medical providers of negligence that led to alleged blindness

Ben Hart May 13, 2014, 8:00am


Appeals panel lets former police officer's whistleblower suit against Rockford Park District move forward

Jonathan Bilyk May 12, 2014, 3:27pm

A former Rockford Park District police officer who claims he was fired in retaliation for unearthing corruption that led to a command shakeup and the suspension of a sergeant accused of turning in bogus timesheets will be allowed to proceed with his lawsuit.

Whole Foods faces suit over customer's fall

Whitney Brakken May 12, 2014, 3:03pm

hole Foods customer is suing over claims she was injured after falling in an Evanston store.

Insurance company seeks $60K over homeowners' alleged plumbing issue

Annie Cosby May 12, 2014, 1:00pm

An insurance company representing a couple is suing plumbers and home builders over the alleged flooding problems.

Daughter sues asbestos companies over father's death

Ben Hart May 12, 2014, 12:00pm


Duo slaps Fireside Restaurant & Lounge with Dram Shop action over alleged attack

Whitney Brakken May 12, 2014, 10:37am


Woman's fall near gas pumps results in suit against Speedway

Annie Cosby May 12, 2014, 10:30am