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7th Circuit resolves insurance dispute over defense of suits brought by wrongfully convicted men

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 6, 2013, 10:07am


GM removes suit over airbags to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 31, 2013, 12:53pm


Taxi operator sues city department over new dispatch service for wheelchair accessible vehicles

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 28, 2013, 10:21am

A taxi operator has sued the city of Chicago and the company the city selected to serve as the new centralized cab dispatch service for taxis specializing in transporting those in wheelchairs.

State Farm sues manufacturer to recoup claim pay outs over dryer fires

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 24, 2013, 9:39am


Power company removes farmer's suit over wind turbines to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 21, 2013, 10:26am


Supportive living center, state sued for discrimination over "no mental illness" policy

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 17, 2013, 10:52am


Insurance company seeks declaratory judgment over duty to defend homeowners association

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 16, 2013, 2:37pm


7th Circuit upholds $25 million jury award to man wrongfully convicted of 1993 murder

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 11, 2013, 10:03am


Skokie inn sues city of Chicago over weed control ordinances; seeks class action status and refund

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 10, 2013, 12:28pm


First District affirms dismissal of construction company's suit against settling party in car crash case

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 9, 2013, 10:43am


Appeals panel upholds forum ruling in wrongful death suit over terrorist bombing of Jordan hotel

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 7, 2013, 11:32am


Appellate Court: trucking companies must pay state taxes on "pass-through miles"

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 4, 2013, 12:30pm


Appeals panel remands suit over Four Loko alcohol drink on forum issue

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 4, 2013, 11:16am

The makers of a caffeinated alcoholic beverage will get another chance to move proceedings from Chicago to Virginia as courts consider a lawsuit brought against the businesses by the parents of a 15-year-old Virginia boy who died after drinking the beverage.

Appeals panel remands suit over city's landmark designations for second time

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 1, 2013, 3:12pm

Two Chicago landowners have received clearance from an appellate court to proceed with their case challenging the city of Chicago’s decision to landmark their North Side neighborhoods while excluding others nearby.

Split appeals panel reverses lower court's dismissal of whistleblower action against People's Gas

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 30, 2013, 12:58pm


Brother of man shot by Chicago police files wrongful death lawsuit

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 27, 2013, 1:15pm

The brother of a 28-year-old man who died after he was shot by police following an altercation near a Chicago Housing Authority building has filed a wrongful death suit in Chicago’s federal court.

Illinois residents file class action RICO suit over Western Sky loans

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 25, 2013, 11:02am


Former employee sues township road district over termination, claims firing was politically motiviated

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 23, 2013, 2:13pm


Appeals panel allows professor's defamation suit to move forward

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 19, 2013, 10:16am


Mobile home residents sue Wheeling, claim village is trying to push them out

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 19, 2013, 9:58am