Negligence

A 10-year-old child was killed after an apartment fire near Kimball and Ardmore. (Credit: CBS)

Family Sues Landlord After Hollywood Park Blaze Kills Son

Tahir Khan and Maria Tahir tried to get their family out, but the stairway was blocked by flames. They dropped their two youngest children out a window, to people outside the building, and then jumped to escape the flames. Their oldest son, 10-year-old Ans Khan, didn’t make it out.

11/26/2014

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$4.7M Judgment Against St James Hospital, ER Doctor

A Cook County Circuit Court jury has awarded $4.7 million to the family of a 49-year-old woman who was left brain dead after emergency room doctors at St. James Hospital of Olympia Fields failed to open her airways seven years ago

11/27/2013

Carol Stream Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Joseph Gilles (Credit: www.carolstreamfire.org)

Fire Chief Claims He’s Being Fired For Refusing To Cover Up Paramedic’s Negligence

Battalion Chief Joseph Gilles said his investigation determined that a paramedic did not do her job the night she responded to a call about an 81-year-old woman who choked on food at a family party.

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2013

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: Sox’ Danks Denies He’s To Blame For Fall That Left Friend Disabled

A published report says White Sox pitcher John Danks is denying claims by a high school friend, who fell 10 feet from a rooftop deck at the condo where Danks was living and became a paraplegic.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

The Hilton Lisle-Naperville in west suburban Naperville. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Sues Naperville Hotel, Claiming Bartender Raped Her

A woman from Virginia claims she was staying in a room at a Naperville hotel when the hotel bartender got a key from the front desk, helped himself into her room, and assaulted her.

CBS 2–02/29/2012