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Law firm says software biz, competitors, banks, conspired to fix market for bankruptcy banking fees

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 15, 2016, 4:19pm

About a month since a federal judge dismissed its lawsuit against Rabobank for allegedly cornering the bankruptcy banking services market through an alliance with a developer of bankruptcy case management software, a Chicago law firm has reintroduced its allegations, this time in a class action antitrust lawsuit directed at the software maker it alleges has conspired with its competitors to overcharge those depositing bankruptcy funds.

Judge: IL State Police needed only offer other jobs to escape ADA suit brought by ex-trooper with diabetes

Dana Herra Jul. 29, 2016, 1:10pm

A former state trooper placed on restricted duty after a diabetic episode caused her to crash a squad car – and to whom the state offered three alternative positions - has failed in her bid to sue the Illinois State Police for discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Bensenville residents again claim O'Hare runway noise illegal property taking; Chicago takes case to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 21, 2016, 5:49pm

A group of Bensenville residents whose homes lie in the flight path of a busy newer runway at O’Hare International Airport have made another attempt at suing the city of Chicago for allegedly demolishing their quality of life by allowing the aircraft to roar past 500 feet or less above their homes almost round the clock.

Private at-will employees not shielded from termination for supporting unions, appeals panel says

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 23, 2015, 11:32am

Two men who supported an attempt to unionize an Illinois railroad company are not protected by the law from being fired for their support for organizing their coworkers, a state appeals panel has ruled.