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Consumer fraud suit vs McDonald's over 'pop tax' collection falls flat over misread receipt

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 16, 2017, 1:27am

An attempt at suing McDonald’s restaurants in Chicago and suburban Cook County for allegedly charging a few cents too much tax while collecting Cook County’s “pop tax” has fizzled, after a more careful reading of sales receipts revealed the plaintiffs had no case.

McDonald's, local franchisees added to menu of retailers getting sued over 'pop tax' collections

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 9, 2017, 1:13pm

McDonald’s and some of its local franchisees have become the next seller of sweetened beverages to land on the menu of those facing a class action lawsuit over the collection of the Cook County “pop tax.”

Advocate Medical Group accused of negligence in connection with patient's fall

Louie Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 2:43pm

A woman is suing Advocate Medical Group, alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.