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Judge: Lawyers' objections to rival attorneys' $24M fee request merely cash grab, not worth $59K fees

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 28, 2017, 5:50pm

While a Texas lawyer and his client say their efforts helped reduce other attorneys’ multi-million dollar payday under a $56 million class action settlement deal, a federal judge has rejected their attempts to grab a $59,000 share of that settlement, saying their efforts were redundant and produced nothing but an opportunity for them to grab some quick cash.

Chicago grocer challenges tax bill levied by Illinois revenue agents

Robert Hadley Dec. 9, 2015, 1:21pm

CHICAGO–A Chicago grocery and liquor store is suing Illinois, saying the state is attempting to block renewal of its liquor license, allegedly because of unpaid taxes.