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Warren Barr Gold Coast, Legacy Healthcare allegedly failed to provide patient with proper medical care

Louie Torres Oct. 13, 2017, 1:30am

A man is suing Warren Barr Gold Coast and Legacy Healthcare for alleged negligence.

Presence Chicago Hospitals Network, doctors allegedly failed to properly perform ankle surgery

Louie Torres Oct. 13, 2017, 1:30am

A woman is suing Presence Chicago Hospitals Network and Ameha T. Joba D.P.M. and Michael M. Maghrabi D.P.M. P.C. for alleged negligence.

Capital Fitness Inc., others accused of injuring client during massage

Louie Torres Oct. 13, 2017, 1:00am

A woman is suing Capital Fitness Inc. and related entities for alleged liability and negligence.

School nursing vendor OK to continue lawsuit vs Chicago Public Schools, rival over employee poaching

Scott Holland Oct. 12, 2017, 9:37pm

A school nursing services vendor will be allowed to continue a small portion of its action against the Chicago Public Schools, although a federal judge agreed to dismiss part of the complaint.

Bank of America, others prevail in class-action suit over consumer privacy

Elizabeth Alt Oct. 12, 2017, 6:45pm

A federal judge in Illinois has ruled that Bank of America and other banks were not in violation of consumer privacy acts and dismissed a class-action suit accusing the bank of improperly distributing the confidential information of homeowners who had borrowed mortgage loans.

Spike in IL lawsuits vs employers over fingerprints, other biometric data may be just the beginning

John Sammon and Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 12, 2017, 6:31pm

A spike in the number of lawsuits in Illinois over biometrics data is a result of such data becoming more commonly used or misused by both business and social media. But whatever the reason, businesses should look for more and more of these lawsuits in coming days, a Washington, D.C.-based labor and employment attorney warns, thanks to a unique facet of Illinois' law

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, Martin Produce Inc. accused of serving food with E. coli

Louie Torres Oct. 12, 2017, 5:00am

A minor is suing Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill and Martin Produce Inc. for alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Symphony of Chicago West allegedly failed to prevent man from falling

Louie Torres Oct. 12, 2017, 4:00am

A man is suing Symphony of Chicago West for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries to his relative.

Laboratory Corporation of America allegedly failed to properly analyze test

Louie Torres Oct. 12, 2017, 3:00am

A woman is suing Laboratory Corporation of America for alleged liability and negligence.

Studio OMD Inc., individual accused of failing to pay wages

Louie Torres Oct. 12, 2017, 2:00am

The state of Illinois is suing Studio OMD Inc. and Chukwudifu "Chuks" Okwuje for alleged breach of contract and unpaid wages.

Shimer College, North Central College accused of breach of contract

Louie Torres Oct. 12, 2017, 1:00am

A former executive is suing Shimer College and North Central College for alleged breach of contract.

Judge refuses to let state sidestep lawsuit by fair housing group over discrimination vs mentally ill

Dan Churney Oct. 11, 2017, 11:55pm

A Chicago federal judge has refused to dismiss suits by a fair housing group, alleging state officials discriminate against the mentally ill by barring them from a Medicaid-backed housing program.

Lawsuit asserting belVita breakfast crackers aren't nutritious enough dismissed for second time

Dee Thompson Oct. 11, 2017, 11:27pm

A class action lawsuit alleging Mondelez's belVita brand breakfast crackers aren’t nutritious enough has been dismissed for a second time, and this time it cannot be refiled.

Cook County repeals 'pop tax,' but lawsuits it spurred are still pending - though perhaps not for long

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 11, 2017, 11:00pm

The Cook County “pop tax” will soon be a thing of the past, after the Cook County Board buckled to public pressure and repealed it. But local judges still must deal with a slew of class action lawsuits filed against supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants over allegations they improperly collected the tax from customers.

Illinois Action for Children accused of violating Americans with Disabilities Act

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2017, 5:30am

A government agency is suing Illinois Action for Children for alleged disability discrimination and violation of civil rights.

Butterfield Health Care Labor LLC allegedly failed to pay monthly contributions

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2017, 5:00am

Several union pension funds are suing Butterfield Health Care Labor LLC for allegedly failing to make monthly contributions.

Illinois Department of Transportation accused of discrimination

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2017, 4:30am

A former employee is suing the Illinois Department of Transportation for alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Fifth Third Bank, Roth Morgan Firm Corp. accused of misrepresentation in debt collection

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2017, 4:00am

A woman is suing Fifth Third Bank N.A. and The Roth Morgan Firm Corp. (RMF) for alleged fraud and misrepresentation in debt collection.

Homeadvisor Inc., others accused of using man's image in broadcast without permission

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2017, 3:30am

A man is suing Homeadvisor Inc., Angi Homeservices Inc., Hawthorne Direct LLC, and Does I through Doe V, for alleged deceptive trade practices and unfair competition.

Phonak LLC accuses former employee of misappropriating trade secrets

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2017, 3:00am

A company is suing Holly Dean, a former employee, for alleged breach of contract.