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Security firm sues ex-lawyers for bungling suit vs other lawyers for bad advice that led to OT wage suit

Scott Holland Oct. 13, 2016, 4:43pm

A security company, which recently was forced to settle a lawsuit over its overtime wage policies, has brought a legal malpractice action against some of its former lawyers, saying their faulty guidance cost the security firm the chance to sue other lawyers whose purported bad advice had left the security company vulnerable to the wage class action lawsuit. 

Man claims legal malpractice in divorce case

Louie Torres Jun. 2, 2016, 5:44pm

CHICAGO – A DuPage County man alleges a Wheaton law firm and lawyer failed to adequately represent him in his divorce case.

Couple's suit claims negligence led to brain injury

Louie Torres Mar. 16, 2016, 6:09pm

CHICAGO — A couple's lawsuit against a doctor and hospital allege that negligence and violation of the standard of care led a man to suffer a severe brain injury.

Sister sues Alden-Princeton, alleging wrongful death in brother's passing

Robert Hadley Oct. 29, 2015, 2:09pm

A Cook County woman is suing a Chicago rehab center, alleging negligence and wrongful death in a dispute surrounding her brother’s death.

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.

IL Supreme Court: Former shareholders have no standing to sue lawyers for malpractice without backing by the corporation

Dan Churney Sep. 28, 2015, 11:04pm

Former shareholders who owned minority positions in a commodity trading firm have no malpractice case against their onetime attorneys, because the case is based on the incongruity of pursuing individual claims on behalf of a corporation, the state’s high court has ruled. On Sept. 24, the Illinois State Supreme Court ended the latest round in a legal battle that dates back to 2005, when several minority shareholders in Beeland Management LLC hired the law firm of McGuireWoods to sue Beeland.

Widow alleges skipped medicine led to her husband's death at Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab Inc.

Robert Hadley Sep. 1, 2015, 10:11am

A woman is suing Glenwood Healthcare & Rehab Inc. over allegations of neglect in the death of her husband.

Class action racketeering suit vs Chuhak & Tecson over fuel tax credit scheme headed to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 9, 2015, 9:00am


Judge: More argument needed to resolve malpractice claim over Markham police malicious prosecution verdict

Jonathan Bilyk May 1, 2015, 3:44pm


Nursing center accused of violating state law

Whitney Brakken Jan. 21, 2014, 8:00am