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Judge chills class action vs Starbucks over amount of ice in cold drinks

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 17, 2016, 3:12pm

A Chicago federal judge has dumped a lawsuit against Starbucks over the amount of ice in its iced drinks, saying the reasoning undergirding the class action lawsuit against the purveyor of hot and cold coffee drinks and other beverages was too far over the top.

Non-compete agreements banned for low-wage employees in Illinois

Dawn Geske Oct. 4, 2016, 6:06pm

A new law prohibiting non-compete agreements for low-wage earners has been signed into law by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.

'Game of War' in-game casino app doesn't violate gambling laws, judge says

Scott Holland Sep. 23, 2016, 12:44pm

An app operator won’t have to face a class action lawsuit after a federal judge in Chicago determined the company’s in-game casino does not break any laws. 

eTelequote parent doesn't do enough business in Illinois to make it 'at home' for telecommunications lawsuit

Dana Herra Oct. 19, 2015, 10:39pm

A federal lawsuit brought in Chicago by residents of states on the U.S.’s West Coast against an insurance telemarketer will be allowed move forward, but without the telemarketer’s sister company, which a judge said doesn’t do enough business in Illinois to make Chicago’s courtrooms the appropriate place for the legal actions against them.