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Evanston NorthShore doctors group wrongly threatens liens for HMO fees not owed, class action says

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 7, 2016, 7:30pm

A woman injured in a 2012 car crash has launched a class action lawsuit against the Evanston-based doctors’ practice which provided her care following the crash, claiming the physicians wrongly slapped a lien on the damages she might be paid by the other driver involved in the crash, and has done the same to others like her in the hope of collecting more than they should under the terms of the contracts the doctors hold with HMO plan providers.

Melrose Park Auto Mall accused of breach of contract

Louie Torres Feb. 26, 2016, 5:44pm

CHICAGO – A Lombard man alleges that a dealership wrongfully repossessed the car he bought.

Lawsuit vs Smart Sinus doctor dismissed by agreement

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 20, 2016, 6:17pm

A Schaumburg doctor, who specializes in the so-called “Smart Sinus” procedure, has been served with a class action lawsuit brought by a DuPage County couple alleging the doctor pulled a bait-and-switch, misleading them and potentially other patients into believing he would perform a medical procedure, only to switch them with no warning or consent to another doctor who was outside their insurance network, costing them money.

Class action alleges American Homes 4 Rent charges tenants excessive late fees

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 13, 2016, 5:26pm

A California-based residential property management company believed to collect rent on at least 200 homes in Illinois has been served with a class action alleging it has wrongly charged excessive fees to tenants late on rent. On Dec. 30, named plaintiff Clarence Davis Jr., represented by attorneys with the firm of Edelman, Combs, Latturner and Goodwin, of Chicago, filed the complaint in Cook County Circuit Court against the parent company of American Homes 4 Rent.

Class action alleges home loan servicer Seterus refused to terminate PMI on modified loans, violating laws, loan terms

Dan Churney Oct. 26, 2015, 9:32am

A Romeoville man is in U.S. District Court for Northern Illinois, alleging a home loan servicing company is sticking him and other troubled borrowers with unneeded mortgage insurance because the company gets a cut of the premiums.

State high court overturns appellate ruling pharmacy's attempt to pay class rep should thwart class certification in junk fax action

Dana Herra Oct. 23, 2015, 11:42pm

A class action lawsuit regarding a company’s use of unsolicited faxes as an advertising tool is back where it began, after the Illinois Supreme Court reversed an appellate court’s ruling and agreed with the initial ruling by the circuit court that a defendant cannot render a motion for class action moot simply by settling with the initial class representative.