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Rosati's Pizza of River Grove accused of failing to pay overtime

Louie Torres Sep. 11, 2017, 3:30am

An employee has filed a class action lawsuit against Jashi Inc., which does business as Rosati's Pizza of River Grove, and Nirav C. Patel for alleged unpaid wages and violation of workers' compensation acts.

VIS L.L.C. accused of breaching contract

Louie Torres Sep. 11, 2017, 3:00am

A company is suing VIS L.L.C. for alleged breach of contract.

Store Master Funding VI LLC accuses several individuals of owing $3.3M in lease payments

Louie Torres Sep. 11, 2017, 2:00am

A business is suing Wojciech Kocemba, Eric Nordness, Matthew J. Mering and Robert Mosky for alleged breach of contract.

Shindler & Joyce accused of misrepresentation in debt collection

Louie Torres Sep. 11, 2017, 1:00am

A woman is suing Cavalry SPV I LLC and the Law Offices of Keith S. Shinlder Ltd., which does business as Shindler & Joyce, for alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Class action complaint launched in Chicago federal court vs Equifax over data breach

Scott Holland Sep. 8, 2017, 11:13pm

One day after it announced a data breach potentially affecting 143 million Americans, Equifax has found itself on the other end of a federal class action complaint in Chicago.

Judge OKs $4.5M deal to end class action over Instaflex supplement marketing; lawyers get $1.5M

Scott Holland Sep. 8, 2017, 4:02pm

A federal judge in Chicago has signed off on a $4.5 million settlement in a class action regarding the effectiveness of dietary supplement Instaflex, with attorneys slated to receive nearly $1.5 million of the fund.

Modernizing Medicine Inc. accused of patent infringement by frequent IP litigant

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2017, 3:00am

A company which has sued a number of other companies for allegedly violating patents is now also suing Modernizing Medicine Inc.

Former employee accuses Abbott Laboratories of violating Family and Medical Leave Act

Louie Torres Sep. 8, 2017, 2:30am

A former employee is suing his employer, Abbott Laboratories, for alleged violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Federal judge says City Hall can't use zoning law 'fortuity' to sidestep shop's lawsuit over gun sale ban

D.M. Herra Sep. 7, 2017, 11:20pm

Chicago’s attempt to squash a suit brought against the city by a gun shop has failed, after a federal judge said City Hall can’t use zoning laws to sidestep the lawsuit accusing the city of unconstitutionally barring the shop from opening.

Class action suit claims makers of Babyganics sunscreen misled consumers about SPF level

Russell Boniface Sep. 6, 2017, 7:34pm

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Chicago federal court by parents against the makers of Babyganics sunscreen for allegedly falsely advertising its products as providing a sun protection factor (SPF) of over 50.

Judge: Failure to accurately cite website could doom class action vs Bumbo over baby seats

Scott Holland Sep. 6, 2017, 7:27pm

A federal judge has, for now, denied an attempt to bring a class action lawsuit by people claiming Bumbo deceptively marketed its baby seats.

United Airlines wins judgment in discrimination case brought by man accused of taking food from plane

Laura Halleman Sep. 4, 2017, 6:00am

A Chicago federal judge has found United Airlines didn't discriminate against an African-American former employee who sued the company after he was fired for allegedly taking food from an airplane during a layover.

Injunction by federal judge may signal end is near for law forcing pro-life physicians to promote abortion

Kacie Whaley Sep. 2, 2017, 7:00am

A recent federal injunction could signal the end of an Illinois law that critics say forces pregnancy physicians to promote abortion.

Judges: Asbestos plaintiff not harmed by ruling barring testimony from doctor over exposure theories

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 1, 2017, 12:17pm

A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused to upend a jury’s verdict against a retired pipefitter, who had claimed Owens-Illinois and ExxonMobil should be held liable for his lung cancer because possible exposure to asbestos on work sites decades ago, and not a 30-year, pack-and-a-half-a-day cigarette smoking habit, had caused the illness.

Class actions deleted vs Spokeo, Intelius, others over web search name 'keyword insertion' ad tricks

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 30, 2017, 5:39pm

A federal judge has tossed a cluster of class action lawsuits launched against online personal information listing providers, including Spokeo, Intelius. InstantCheckmate and BeenVerified, saying a web search advertising technique didn’t violate plaintiffs’ rights to control the use of their identity simply by using a person's name in an ad designed to steer people to their online people search products.

Jackson Towers Condominium Association Inc. accused of failing to pay monthly contribution

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2017, 2:30am

Two labor groups are suing Jackson Towers Condominium Association Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Clarins U.S.A. Inc. accused of misleading consumers over skin cream benefits

Louie Torres Aug. 29, 2017, 4:00am

A woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Clarins U.S.A. Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing a skin cream.

Redbox Automated Retail LLC, Outerwall Inc. accused of age discrimination

Louie Torres Aug. 29, 2017, 3:00am

A former employee is suing Redbox Automated Retail LLC and Coinstar LLC, which is now known as Outerwall Inc., for alleged age discrimination and wrongful termination.

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.

Lawsuit: Sears website inaccessible to the blind, violates ADA

Louie Torres Aug. 27, 2017, 5:00am

A woman is suing Sears for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, for operating a website that is allegedly inaccessible to the blind and visually impaired.