Father Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Foster Care ProviderA 27-year-old west suburban man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Chicago-based social service provider, because he said, their negligence contributed to the death of his 9-month-old daughter.
Family Of Man Killed By Cop With Long History Of Complaints Sues CityTwo weeks after a federal jury ruled an off-duty Chicago police officer shot his friend in 2010, the family of another man who was killed by the same cop has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, the officer, and his partner.
Judge Tosses Suit Against NHL For Enforcer Derek Boogaard’s DeathU.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman sided Monday with the NHL largely on technical grounds.
Man Sues Landlords After Wife, 77, Crushed By Falling Stone SlabsCharles Sullivan filed the wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court.
Johnson To Testify In Suit Brought By Mom Of Teen Killed By CopSupt. Eddie Johnson is expected to testify in the wrongful death trial of a teenager who was fatally shot in the back by a Chicago cop.
Family Sues Amazon After Elderly Woman Killed By Delivery TruckThe family of an elderly Little Village woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Amazon, after one of their delivery drivers struck and killed Telesfora Escamilla three days before Christmas.
Parents Of Divvy Cyclist Killed In Crash File Wrongful Death LawsuitThe parents of a 25-year-old woman fatally struck by a truck while riding a Divvy bike in July in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday.
Texas Grand Jury Could Get Sandra Bland Case Next MonthAssistant Attorney General Seth Byron Dennis told a federal judge that the findings of the Texas Rangers' investigation of the arrest of Sandra Bland would be turned over to the Waller County district attorney, then submitted to a grand jury "probably mid to late October" to determine whether criminal charges are warranted.
Sandra Bland's Mother Sues State Trooper, Jail Guards Over Death In Texas CellThe family of a Naperville woman who died in a Texas jail cell three days after she was arrested during a traffic stop has filed a lawsuit against the trooper who pulled her over, and two guards at the jail where she was found hanged.
Lawsuit: Police Ignored Orders To Halt Chase, Caused Toddler's DeathThe family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.
Lawsuit Blames Dolphin Nightclub, City For Fatal Shooting In BucktownA wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Deonta Jackson alleges Dolphin nightclub owner Sam Menetti failed to properly train his security employees and failed to properly control crowds, and city officials ignored repeated requests to close the nightclub despite knowing of security problems.
Family Sues Driver Who Struck, Killed Woman And Dog In NapervilleEmily Driscoll, 22, and her dog were crossing Rickert Drive at Brook Road in Naperville on Nov. 9, 2014, when 74-year-old Kenneth Holmberg -- who was driving east on Rickert – allegedly ran the red light at Brook, and hit them in the crosswalk.
Family Sues Driver, Trucking Company Over Accident That Killed Mom, 2 KidsElizabeth Peralta-Luna, 30, was walking hand-in-hand with her two children – 9-year-old Elizabeth and 4-year-old Dylan – in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue on Friday, when a truck making a left turn hit all three of them.
Mother Files Lawsuit In Death Of SIU StudentA Morton Grove woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Carbondale, the city’s police chief, and the man she believes killed her 19-year-old son in February.
$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