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Judge, Orland Park Library foes end years-long legal spat sparked by library internet porn policies

Jonathan Bilyk May 18, 2016, 6:38pm

A years-long legal battle involving a group of Orland Park residents, a New Jersey blogger and an Orland Park library employee who each accused those on the other side of spreading lies about them in an attempt to bring the other side to heel in a fight over library policy, has ended in Chicago’s federal courts, after a judge dismissed the library employee’s last attempt at continuing her lawsuit against the blogger.

Lawsuit: Partner stole idea for products aimed at foreign EB-5 investors; Suit without merit, defendant says

Scott Holland Nov. 13, 2015, 3:02pm

A partnership that quickly turned sour has landed the opposing parties in court, with one party demanding $11 million and the other calling the lawsuit frivolous.

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