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Barrington plastic surgeon brings false advertising class action vs makers of UltraShape system

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 7, 2016, 7:29pm

A Barrington plastic surgeon has filed a class action lawsuit against the makers of the Ultrashape Power device, which purportedly “uses pulsed, highly focused ultrasound energy to target and permanently destroy unwanted fat cells,” accusing the company of falsely promising the system would help patients quickly lose dress sizes and centimeters from their circumference.

Ex-Giordano's franchisee, who helped finance Leona's acquisition, says former lawyers' malpractice cost him millions

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 9, 2016, 3:11pm

A Chicago area businessman, who was stripped of his rights to run two suburban Giordano’s restaurants amid a messy dispute with the pizza chain over his alleged financing of his relatives’ purchase of the competing Leona’s restaurant chain, has sued his former lawyer, claiming the attorney and his firm should pay for leaving him in the lurch just before arbitration proceedings that resulted in an arbitration judgment purportedly ordering him to pay Giordano’s millions.