Appellate court: Woman raped walking to car after leaving work can resume suit vs. University of Chicago hospital
A woman who was beaten and raped while walking through a park to her vehicle at the end of her night shift at The University of Chicago Medical Center has won the chance to resume her lawsuit against the school and hospital, after a state appellate panel found a lower court too hastily dismissed her complaint alleging her employer failed to provide her with the level of security she was promised when
A federal judge has cleared Cook County to continue to press its case against Bank of America over the county’s allegations the lender discriminated against racial and ethnic minority borrowers through predatory lending practices in which it doled out home mortgage loans subject to higher interest rates and other more expensive terms for borrowers of color than for white borrowers, devastating the
MasonThe former city of Chicago fire commissioner who resigned under pressure allegedly from former Mayor Richard M. Daley amid an ongoing investigation into allegations of sexual harassment will not be allowed to continue suing Daley and the former mayor’s chief of staff Raymond Orozco over his claims the mayor improperly forced him out of his job simply because the mayor didn’t like him and wished
Claiming the city either hid the use of a secret police detention and interrogation facility– or, like the “proverbial ostrich,” opted to bury its head in the sand– a Chicago civil rights lawyer has filed suit on behalf of three Hispanic men who assert Chicago Police essentially abducted them and illegally held, interrogated and threatened to frame them if they told anyone about the facility or their
Judge rejects Michael Jordan's request for summary judgment in suit over Jewel ad; trial set for Dec. 8
A Chicago area supermarket chain may have violated the law in using a pair of basketball shoes with Michael Jordan’s number on them in a 2009 magazine ad congratulating him on his induction into the Hall of Fame.
Judge slams the brakes on recovery of certain damages, but allows cab driver's suit blaming Ford for fatal crash to move forward
A Chicago cab driver whose taxi struck and killed a college student waiting at a bus stop in 2012 received permission from a federal court this month to proceed with litigation against Ford over claims a design flaw in the 2007 Crown Victoria he was driving that day caused the car to accelerate uncontrollably, resulting in the fatal crash.