Top News

Lawsuit dismissed against man accused of stealing company info from former employer

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 25, 2014, 5:06pm


Former NIU police chief sues university, officials over firing

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 21, 2014, 11:08am


Man files class action suit against maker of nutritional supplement marketed as a "wonder drug"

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 19, 2014, 12:30pm


Former Lake County school administrator seeks $1M for pain and suffering over firing; claims employees illegally accessed emails

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 14, 2014, 10:05am

The one-time administrator of an alternative high school in Lake Villa has sued his former employer, accusing the superintendent and other employees of improperly accessing his personal email and using it to further an investigation that led to his termination.

Judge denies city's request to dismiss suit over weed control ordinances; response to class certification motion due Feb. 28

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 13, 2014, 10:19am


Insurance company asserts it has no duty defend Chicago attorney in RICO suit over alleged bank fraud scheme

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 12, 2014, 8:15am


Company accuses Amtrak, competitor of creating monopoly over rail travel industry

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 11, 2014, 10:34am


Defendants remove McHenry County dispute over automatic cocktail maker to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 7, 2014, 10:31am

A McHenry County man who claims to have been on the verge of selling the rights to an automatic cocktail maker he invented is suing his former business partners, claiming they tampered with negotiations with another investor and scuttled a $2 million deal.

Empire Today withdraws RICO lawsuit vs ex-executives it accused of defrauding company

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 5, 2014, 12:23pm

Empire Today, an iconic seller and installer of flooring and window treatments, has withdrawn a lawsuit against two of its executives it had accused of working with an insurer to defraud the company by diverting workers compensation insurance payments.

Law firm and doctor disagree over venue in arbitration award dispute

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 30, 2014, 12:02pm

A law firm practicing in Chicago and headquartered in Milwaukee has removed an arbitration dispute with a California doctor over legal fees to federal court and now the doctor is seeking to remand the matter back to Cook County's circuit court.

Mobile marketing company, former partners end legal dispute over software

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 24, 2014, 8:46am

A legal dispute between a Chicago-based company specializing in the development of mobile digital marketing and analytics systems and its business partners ended almost as quickly as it began in Chicago federal court. The company, Crowd Source Development Inc., and its former partners at Florida-based Entrepidus settled the legal dispute in late January 2014.

Student sues Chicago psychology school; claims she was denied internship over accusations of racism, Paula Deen Instagram post

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 14, 2014, 11:01am


Panel affirms summary judgment to defendants in product liability suit stemming from car crash

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 10, 2014, 9:00am


Split panel rules against Chicago school district in suit over tuition reimbursement request

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 7, 2014, 8:05am


Company sues Lake, Will counties over foreclosure auction practices

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 31, 2013, 9:15am


McHenry County's top prosecutor files defamation suit over blog comments

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 30, 2013, 2:01pm


Panel rules on ongoing dispute over dissolution of Chicago law firm

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 23, 2013, 3:04pm


Wheaton College files another suit over Obamacare mandate

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 20, 2013, 11:00am


Appeals panel reverses forum ruling in wrongful death, med-mal suit

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 19, 2013, 8:30am

A Hinsdale hospital and a group of doctors will need to defend themselves in Cook County  against a wrongful death and malpractice suit brought by a woman whose father died, after an appeals court ruled the case should not be transferred to DuPage County.

ARDC panel affirms recommendation to suspend Chicago lawyer who accused judges of corruption

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 17, 2013, 1:12pm

The Review Board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has recommended a three-year suspension for a Chicago lawyer who accused four Cook County judges of corruption, including allegations they fixed cases.