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Chicago pensioners will appeal to IL Supreme Court, demand city pay health benefits for life

Taryn Phaneuf Oct. 7, 2016, 6:10pm

CHICAGO — Pensioners who retired after working for the City of Chicago and are fighting to keep their health care benefits will appeal their case to the Illinois Supreme Court.

Insurer asks court to say it has no duty to defend crematorium at center of human body parts trafficking scheme

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 16, 2015, 5:26pm

A Schiller Park crematorium and funeral home at the center of litigation over allegations that human bodies donated for medical research were sold for parts and their families deceived into believing their deceased relatives’ remains had instead been cremated may need to face the flurry of lawsuits without the aid of their insurer. On Oct. 14, New Hampshire-based Peerless Indemnity Insurance Company filed a complaint in Cook County Circuit Court, asking the judge to declare it has no duty to de