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Willowbrook woman assaulted, stabbed by home invader sues Kwikset, Home Depot over failed lock

Scott Holland Aug. 25, 2017, 12:01pm

A woman attacked in her Willowbrook home in 2015 is trying to hold responsible the companies that made and sold the lock on the door the assailant broke through to gain entry.

Judge: Lawyers may need to justify $1.12M fee request for '3 months work' in sex toy case settlement

Jonathan Bilyk Jul. 27, 2017, 5:24pm

While saying he was concerned by the prospect of two lawyers attempting to claim “$550,000 for just over three months of work,” a federal magistrate judge has still recommended they receive more than $500,000 each for their work in collecting a $3.75 million class action settlement from the makers of a smartphone-controlled sex toy alleged to have essentially spied on users.

Bluetooth-enabled vibrator maker settles digital privacy class action for $3.7M

Scott Holland Mar. 14, 2017, 2:45pm

The maker of a high-tech Bluetooth-enabled personal intimacy device has reached a $3.7 million settlement with a woman, on behalf of classes of other plaintiffs, who had accused the company of improperly collecting private information in a class action complaint filed last year.