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Tadros sues Crain's, demands $38M for alleged defamatory 'hit piece' article

Scott Holland Jul. 12, 2017, 3:35pm

Bow Truss Coffee founder Philip Tadros is back in court, now seeking $38 million from Crain’s Chicago Business in a self-filed defamation lawsuit over a July 2016 Crain’s article he called a “hit piece.”

Bow Truss workers sue troubled coffeehouse chain over unpaid wages, 'unlawful deductions'

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 27, 2017, 4:22pm

A group of workers whose walkout over unpaid wages all but shut down a troubled Chicago coffeehouse chain for weeks, has sued the owners of the coffeehouses, alleging the employers mismanaged finances, leading them to bounce paychecks, make “unlawful deductions” from workers’ pay for benefits the workers did not receive and to not pay the workers overtime.

Lemonis responds to lawsuit over Bow Truss, accuses Tadros in countersuit of withholding key info

Scott Holland Feb. 21, 2017, 11:59pm

Less than three weeks after being targeted in a $26 million lawsuit over a soured acquisition, celebrity investor Marcus Lemonis has countersued his erstwhile business partner, Chicago businessman and the founder of Bow Truss Coffee, Phil Tadros. 

Tadros sues ex-partner Matthew for defamation; says statements cost Bow Truss Coffee big business

Scott Holland Nov. 2, 2016, 4:30pm

Former business partners are on opposite sides of a defamation lawsuit, as Bow Truss Coffee founder Philip Tadros said statements made by investor Alan Matthew have cost his business big money.