Family Files Lawsuit Against Niles YMCA After Man Nearly DrownedA lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 61-year-old man who was released from the hospital on Wednesday, three-and-a-half weeks after nearly drowning at a north suburban YMCA.
Mothers Sue CPS After Carbon Monoxide Leak At Prussing ElementaryThe six lawsuits allege negligence by CPS in the Oct. 30 carbon monoxide leak at Prussing Elementary School in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
Two More Men Sue Archdiocese, Claiming Sex Abuse By McCormackTwo men are claiming in a lawsuit filed Thursday that they were abused by convicted child molester and former priest Daniel McCormack while on a basketball team he coached.
Former’s Cop’s Daughter Files Lawsuit Against Alleged Body Part TraffickerPequeena Dixon was told that the box of ashes she was handed two years ago by a north suburban cremation business was her father’s cremains. But when the FBI raided Biological Resource Center of Illinois last month, they made a disturbing find, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday: Dixon’s father’s head, shoulders and legs.
Suit: New Trier Cheerleading Coaches Acted With 'Indifference' Before Student Suffered Head InjuryLess than a month after three other cheerleaders were hurt in separate practices, a fourth New Trier High School cheerleader suffered a head injury after she was dropped while attempting a “full down” in fall 2012.
Woman Sues Southwest Airlines After Slipping Out Of Wheelchair At MidwayThe lawsuit alleges a Southwest Airlines employee was pushing Rosemary Hastings' wheelchair down the jetway to the airplane when she began to slip and asked the employee to stop, but the employee did not stop the chair and Hastings was injured.
Family Sues Landlord After Hollywood Park Blaze Kills SonTahir 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.
$4.7M Judgment Against St James Hospital, ER DoctorA 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
Fire Chief Claims He's Being Fired For Refusing To Cover Up Paramedic's NegligenceBattalion 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.
Report: Sox' Danks Denies He's To Blame For Fall That Left Friend DisabledA 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.
Woman Sues Naperville Hotel, Claiming Bartender Raped HerA 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.