The former CEO and president of Intelligentsia Coffee says his former business partners owe him $15 million, which he said is the amount he is entitled to under his employment agreement with Intelligentsia following the company’s sale to Peet’s Coffee last month. On Nov. 19, Robert Buono, a former lawyer who made a fortune in real estate development before taking over management at Intelligentsia, filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court against Intelligentsia and its cofounders.
High schools, districts not in open field yet on football concussion lawsuits, but recent dismissal raises bar
High schools in Illinois could still face legal trouble over the traumatic brain injuries suffered by the state's high school football players. But the legal bar potential plaintiffs must clear when suing Illinois' statewide high school athletics association has been raised, following a Cook County judge's decision to toss a class action over just that issue.
Lawsuit says Tinley Park unevenly enforces red light camera tickets, lets those connected to village hall off hook
Two Tinley Park residents have hit the village of Tinley Park with a class action lawsuit over its red light traffic camera program, claiming Tinley police have abused their discretion in letting fellow government workers and those connected to Tinley’s mayor get away with running red lights, while not giving similar deference to those on the outside.