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Appeals panel upholds $22 million verdict to family of carpenter injured in McCormick Place crash

Dana Herra Apr. 8, 2016, 12:27pm

A state appellate panel has upheld a $22 million verdict awarded to a former carpenter who was seriously injured while constructing booths for a trade show at McCormick Place.

Canadian Pacific takes Quebec train disaster cases from Cook County to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 2, 2015, 4:48pm

Families of victims of a fiery oil-fueled train derailment and explosion that claimed 47 lives in a town on the eastern edge of Canada’s Quebec Province will need to press their wrongful death claims in federal court, after lawyers for Canadian Pacific Railway and other corporate defendants asked to transfer cases from local to federal jurisdiction.