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Rush Medical Center, doctor accused of failing to treat man's hemorrhage

Whitney Brakken Apr. 10, 2014, 9:00am


Doctor lodges med-mal suit against doctors who performed his procedure

Whitney Brakken Apr. 9, 2014, 2:35pm


Dunkin' Donuts named in slip and fall suit

Whitney Brakken Apr. 9, 2014, 2:21pm


Coras Welding Shop, owner sued over partial amputation of man's finger

Ben Hart Apr. 9, 2014, 2:10pm

An independent contractor working for a Streator welding shop is suing over a work accident that left him with less than five fingers.

Woodbridge Nursing Pavilion named in wrongful death suit

Annie Cosby Apr. 9, 2014, 2:05pm


CTA hit with another suit over Blue Line incident at O'Hare station

Annie Cosby Apr. 9, 2014, 2:00pm

The city's transit authority is facing another lawsuit over last month's Blue Line incident at the O'Hare Airport station.

Sam's Club accused of negligence by woman who fell in checkout line

Ben Hart Apr. 9, 2014, 1:34pm

A Cook County woman is suing over claims she sustained injuries after falling down in the checkout line at Sam's Club in Northlake.

City of Chicago, police officers sued over 2011 shooting

Annie Cosby Apr. 9, 2014, 1:00pm


Community group's former executive director files legal malpractice suit

Ben Hart Apr. 9, 2014, 12:00pm

The former executive director of a community group on Chicago's South Side is suing a one-time lawyer and Chicago business alleging legal malpractice.Georgette Greenlee filed a lawsuit April 2 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Vanessa Lynn Smith and Vantage Solutions LLC, claiming they did not properly advise her on issues she was dealing with when she was the executive director of The Woodlawn

Tellabs shareholders lodge securities fraud lawsuit over $891M merger; seek class action status

Kenneth Lowe Apr. 9, 2014, 10:54am

Three shareholders of a Naperville-based telecommunications company have filed a class action securities fraud lawsuit against the company's board, management and other major shareholders, claiming they lied and influenced the company's acquisition by another corporation in a way that benefited insiders and fleeced those with smaller stakes in the company.

Osco, American Drug Stores sued over death blamed on medicatation

Annie Cosby Apr. 9, 2014, 9:11am


Parking lot injury lands Los Comales in court

Thomas Kallies Apr. 8, 2014, 3:50pm

A Melrose Park restaurant is facing a lawsuit after a man claims he was injured when he stepped on a crack walking in its Melrose Park parking lot.

Panel gives CPS the thumbs up to fire two teachers based on residency rule

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 8, 2014, 3:43pm


Glenview Terrace Nursing Center accused of providing inadequate care

Whitney Brakken Apr. 8, 2014, 3:22pm

RubinA nursing home in suburban Cook County is being sued over allegedly violating the state's Nursing Home Care Act.Karen J. Groban filed a lawsuit March 26 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Glenview Terrace Nursing Center and Glenview Terrance Property LLC, individually and doing business as the nursing home.The complaint states Groban was a resident at Glenview Terrace Nursing Center on Sep

Jewel Food Stores named in slip and fall suit

Whitney Brakken Apr. 8, 2014, 3:00pm


Alsip property owner slapped with suit over dangerous carpet

Ben Hart Apr. 8, 2014, 2:15pm

A Cook County woman is suing over injuries she claims she sustained as a result of falling on unsafe carpet.

Insurance company seeks $226K from hookah lounge it claims caused Clark Street building fire

Thomas Kallies Apr. 8, 2014, 12:30pm

A company that operated a hookah bar on Chicago's North Side is being accused of causing a fire that caused more than a quarter of a million dollars in damages to a building.

Trio of nurses accused of negligence that led to man's toe amputation

Thomas Kallies Apr. 8, 2014, 12:00pm


Judge lets retaliation suit against Cook County sheriff proceed; dismisses whistleblower claims

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 8, 2014, 11:47am

A federal judge has allowed two Cook County correctional officers to proceed with their claim that Sheriff Tom Dart allowed supervisors to fabricate disciplinary cases against them in retaliation for their political support of his opponent in the last election.

Walgreens, Bonds Drug Co. sued over customer's opiate overdose

Whitney Brakken Apr. 8, 2014, 11:00am