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Florida jury awards $23 billion punitive damages against RJ Reynolds

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:32pm EDT (Reuters) – A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer punitive damages of more than $23 billion in her lawsuit against … Continue reading

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$6.65M in fatal air base fall

Jury sides with family of Arlington Heights man killed in 2009 February 21, 2014, By Sally Ho, Tribune reporter More than four years after John Bruce took a fatal fall at a military base in Kuwait, a Cook County jury … Continue reading

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Lawsuit filed after Illinois trooper’s death

Posted: Jan 10, 2013 3:07 AM CST Updated: Jan 10, 2013 3:07 AM CST EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – An attorney has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the widow of an Illinois State Police trooper who was killed … Continue reading

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Wrongful death suit filed in Oak Brook crash

By Josh Stockinger The family of an Aurora man killed in a one-car rollover crash near Oak Brook has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the alleged driver. Samuel Sanchez Jr., 29, died Nov. 13 after being thrown from the front … Continue reading

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Suit filed over Blue Island teen’s death after root canal

SUN-TIMES MEDIA November 20, 2012 10:02AM A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Chicago-area dental chain on behalf of a Blue Island teen who died after undergoing a root canal last year. Christopher Schutzius, 17, went to the … Continue reading

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Dead family’s relatives sue trucker for Neb. crash

GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press Updated 2:10 p.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The parents of a couple who died with their children in a fiery chain-reaction accident in western Nebraska have filed a wrongful death lawsuit faulting … Continue reading

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Suit blames hotel for death from Legionnaires’ disease

November 02, 2012|By Jennifer Delgado | Tribune reporter A wrongful-death lawsuit was filed Thursday against Marriott International, claiming that a downtown Chicago hotel is responsible for infecting an Irish tourist with Legionnaires’ disease. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit … Continue reading

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Family of woman killed in Megabus crash file lawsuit

Sun-Times Media Wire, Sun-Times September 26, 2012 8:18AM The parents of a University of Missouri graduate student killed in a downstate Megabus crash in August filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday in Chicago against the bus company. Aditi R. Avhad, … Continue reading

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THE WATCHDOGS: Ex-judge wants more from CHA settlement in 3-year-old’s death

BY TIM NOVAK Staff Reporter tnovak@suntimes.com August 12, 2012 11:24PM It’s been four years since an iron gate fell at a Chicago Housing Authority project, crushing 3-year-old Curtis Cooper as he pedaled his tricycle. But the legal battles that arose … Continue reading

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Mother Of Woman Who Died After Abortion Sues Planned Parenthood, Hospital

CHICAGO (STMW) — The mother of a 24-year-old woman who died after an abortion in July filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against Planned Parenthood of Illinois and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Tonya Reaves died at Northwestern July 20 after she … Continue reading

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