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Illinois attorney general joins lawsuit to block merger of Humana into Aetna

Deana Carpenter Aug. 10, 2016, 8:04pm

CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is the latest attorney general to join a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Justice to block the proposed merger of Humana and Aetna.

Terror attack victims will not be allowed to seize ancient Persian artifacts, will need to seek other remedy

Deana Carpenter Aug. 4, 2016, 4:45pm

In a rare case, a museum collection will not be used to satisfy a judgment against another nation - in this case, the country of Iran, which has been accused of having sponsored a 1997 terrorist attack in Jerusalem in which eight Americans were injured.

Paid sick leave to become requirement in Chicago, raising lawsuit risk for employers

Deana Carpenter Jul. 25, 2016, 11:34pm

Employers in Chicago will have to provide paid sick leave to employees starting next year because of a recently passed ordinance, and they could face a real risk of being sued, if they are not careful in crafting policies that closely comply with the new rules.

Mount Sinai Hospital ordered to pay $8 million in woman's death

Deana Carpenter Jul. 14, 2016, 3:31pm

CHICAGO – Mount Sinai Medical Hospital of Chicago was found negligent in the death of 41-year-old Joya Pipkin in April, and now must pay $8 million to her son, Ronald Willis Jr.