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Whole Foods sued in trip and fall lawsuit

Joel Brakken Mar. 3, 2014, 12:00pm

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Dean Transportation sued by woman who claims delivery man pushed cart into her

Joel Brakken Mar. 3, 2014, 11:00am

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Sheridan Apartments named in slip and fall suit

Ben Hart Mar. 3, 2014, 10:30am

A Cook County woman is suing over claims she sustained injuries after falling down her apartment steps.

Chicago law firm, attorney sued for breach of contract

Ben Hart Mar. 3, 2014, 10:15am

KatzA man is suing law firm over allegations it failed to properly represent him.Andrew S. Cwik filed a lawsuit on Feb. 19 in the Cook County District Court against the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel P.C. and Jonathan Merel, citing breach of contract.According to the complaint, Cwik entered into an attorney-client relationship on June 20, 2011 with the defendants for the purpose of modifying his divorce

Woman sues former employer, claiming unlawful termination

Ben Hart Mar. 3, 2014, 10:00am

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State Farm sues home builder, dryer manufacturer over fire

Ben Hart Mar. 3, 2014, 9:30am

State Farm is suing over claims the negligence of two different companies caused a fire.

Woman sues over alleged police search of her cell phone

Whitney Brakken Mar. 1, 2014, 10:20am

A Chicago resident is suing a police officer who arrested her and then allegedly searched her phone without consent, forwarding her private photos to his personal phone.

Man sues metals plant after slipping on oil, ice

Ben Hart Mar. 1, 2014, 10:00am

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Chicago law firm sued for breach of contract

Ben Hart Feb. 28, 2014, 4:56pm

A Chicago man is suing law firm for failing to properly represent his case.Andrew S. Cwik filed a lawsuit on Feb. 19 in the Cook County District Court against the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel P.C. and Jonathan Merel, citing breach of contract.Cwik claims he entered into an attorney, client relationship on June 20, 2011, with the defendant, 180 N. Stetson Ave. No. 1300 in Chicago, for the purpose of

Insurance company seeks declaration over its duty to defend sexual harassment lawsuit

Andrew Thomason Feb. 28, 2014, 3:05pm

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University plans to appeal $2.5M award for whistle-blower claim under Illinois' ethics law

Bethany Krajelis Feb. 28, 2014, 2:45pm

The First District Appellate Court could soon have to decide whether to review what may be the first jury award for a whistle-blower claim under the state’s decade-old ethics act.

Park Packing Co. sued after woman falls on premises

Annie Cosby Feb. 28, 2014, 9:12am

A woman is suing over claims she was injured on the wet floor of a butcher shop.

Defendants urge Seventh Circuit to uphold $261K in sanctions against Prenda attorneys

Bethany Krajelis Feb. 27, 2014, 2:52pm

The defendants in a downstate Illinois computer hacking case brought by attorneys with the now-dissolved Prenda Law firm assert “this case could be the poster child for abusive litigation.”

Woman files pair of class actions suits over hair products; claims they didn't control frizz as advertised

Andrew Thomason Feb. 27, 2014, 10:30am

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Airline passenger sues after bag falls on head

Melody Dareing Feb. 27, 2014, 9:30am

An woman is suing an airline and an unidentified passenger after a bag fell on her head during boarding.

Suit filed against long-term care facility

Melody Dareing Feb. 27, 2014, 9:00am

The heir to a nursing home resident is suing the facility over neglect in the care of her relative.

Dean Transportation sued after pushing cart into customer

Joel Brakken Feb. 26, 2014, 3:12pm

A woman is suing after a delivery man pushed a cart of products into her while she was a customer at Walgreens.Sherri Miyagi filed a lawsuit Jan. 23 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Rodolfo Mayen, Dean Transportation Inc., Dean Foods Co. and DFC Transportation Co., citing negligence.According to the complaint, on March 26, 2012, the defendant was making a delivery to Walgreens, 6798 N. Lincoln

Whole Foods sued in trip and fall lawsuit

Joel Brakken Feb. 26, 2014, 2:37pm

A woman is suing Whole Foods after she tripped and fell on a wooden pallet in a walkway.Marian Rohde filed a lawsuit Feb. 19 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Whole Foods Market Group Inc., doing business as Whole Foods Market, citing premises liability.According to the complaint, on Sept. 6, Rohde was shopping at Whole Foods, 840 Willow Road, Northbrook, when she tripped on a wooden pallet

Cook County woman sues former employer, claiming unlawful termination

Ben Hart Feb. 26, 2014, 2:16pm

A Cook County woman is suing her former employer, claiming she was unlawfully let go from her position.Vantreace L. Redmon filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 in the Cook Circuit Court against Presence RHC Corporation, formerly known as Resurrection Health Care Corporation, and Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, citing retaliatory discharge.Redmon claims she was working at the defendant's facility

Sheridan Apartments named in slip and fall suit

Ben Hart Feb. 26, 2014, 2:13pm

A Cook County woman is suing over claims she sustained injuries after falling down her apartment steps.Juana Rodriguez filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 in the Cook County District Court against Grigore Fizesan and Sheridan Apartments, citing negligence.Rodriguez claims on June 28, 2012, she was walking down the carpeted stairwell at her apartment building, 4844 W. Henderson St. in Chicago, when she tripped