Attorneys: Millions Of Dollars Flowed As Doctor Ordered Needless Heart ProceduresMore than two dozen people are now suing an Indiana cardiologist and hospital, claiming they went under the knife unnecessarily. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
More Lawsuits Filed Against Ind. Doctor For Unnecessary Heart ProceduresThe latest lawsuits against cardiologist Arvind Gandhi were filed Monday, and attorneys expect even more people to come forward. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
State Police To Explain Denials Of Concealed Carry PermitsIllinois residents denied a permit to carry a concealed weapon will be told a reason and which law enforcement agency raised an objection, the state police said Tuesday, following a flurry of lawsuits from people whose applications were rejected without explanation.
2 Investigators: Injured Fans File Lawsuits Against Major Concert PromoterThey just wanted to see their favorite performers in concert, but ended up in the hospital instead. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports on lawsuits filed against Live Nation.
Fire Commissioner Defends OT Costs, Response TimesFire Commissioner Jose Santiago said lawsuits over hiring practices have been to blame for staffing shortages that led to as much as $43 million in overtime costs this year.
Hearing Begins On School Closing LawsuitsA federal judge has begun a hearing on two lawsuits seeking to block plans to close 49 elementary schools, with testimony expected to last for up to four days.
Feds Sue Text Message SpammersFederal authorities have filed a series of lawsuits against individuals and companies responsible for sending out unsolicited text messages offering free gift cards to popular stores.
City Council OKs $32.75 Million In Settlements In Police Misconduct SuitsAlderman expressed outrage Thursday, even as they unanimously approved nearly $33 million in settlements of two high-profile lawsuits alleging police misconduct.
Finance Committee Backs Nearly $33M In Settlements Of Police LawsuitsA Chicago City Council Committee has given preliminary approval to nearly $33 million dollars in settlements of two high-profile cases of alleged police misconduct.
BP Lists Stations That Had Bad GasolineMore than a week after it discovered it had delivered millions of gallons of bad gasoline, customers can search a list of stations that had the contaminated product.
Two More Lawsuits Filed Over Fatal Downstate Megabus CrashTwo college students and a Chicago family have now filed lawsuits against Megabus over this month’s fatal crash downstate, when a double-decker vehicle blew a tire and crashed into a pillar on Interstate 55.
City To Pay $7 Million To Burge Torture Victims; Daley Won't Have To TestifyChicago will pay millions to two victims of former police Cmdr. Jon Burge's torture, while former Mayor Richard M. Daley will not have to testify in the cases.
Judge Agrees To Combine Lawsuits Seeking To End Gay Marriage BanA Cook County judge on Thursday agreed to combine two lawsuit seeking to overturn the ban on gay marriage in Illinois.
Orr, Alvarez Won't Fight Suits Challenging Gay Marriage BanCook County Clerk David Orr and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez say they agree with a pair of recent lawsuits alleging the state’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, and they are not fighting the effort to lift that ban.
More Police Departments Using Lawsuits To Target GangsWith the street gang problem out of control in the Chicago area, more police departments are turning to the use of street gang lawsuits that allow them to prevent gang members from hanging out with each other.