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Appeals panel: Terra art foundation waited too long to bring $6.9 million malpractice suit vs DLA Piper

Scott Holland Aug. 15, 2016, 3:49pm

An art foundation has lost again in its bid to hold responsible a law firm it blames for a $6.9 million loss, after a state appeals court said the foundation waited too long to sue its former lawyers over alleged missteps the lawyers committed while representing the foundation in a River North land deal.

Judge: Federal law pre-empts state law claims in massive testosterone treatment lawsuit vs drug makers

Dana Herra Nov. 11, 2015, 10:56pm

A federal judge has dismissed the state law counts in a massive lawsuit against eight manufacturers of testosterone replacement therapy drugs, agreeing with the defendants that the claims are preempted by federal law.U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly ruled Monday in federal court in Chicago in the multi-district litigation involving more than 2,500 plaintiffs who have alleged they’ve suffered injuries from improper prescribing of the testosterone replacement drugs.