Two consumers are suing Interforum Holdings Inc., 1100 Dempster LLC, Development Management Holdings LLC, Neotek Innovations Corp. d/b/a Neotek Construction, Adam Q. Pletcher, Dmitry Livsnis a/k/a Dmittry Livshis and Alex Zdanov for allegedly failing to disclose the defects of a house the plaintiffs had purchased from them in Evanston.
The call center company behind the SchoolMessenger service, which specializes in helping schools across the country instantly communicate with parents, students and their communities, is in federal court in Chicago, attempting to fend off a massive class action lawsuit they warn could disrupt the ability of the schools who rely on the vendor to send text and voice messages requested by parents to spread the word about school events, including school closings and other emergencies.
The Illinois Supreme Court has reversed an appellate ruling, saying a Cook County judge was right to toss a suburban high school student’s suit, because the suit did not show a gym teacher was at fault for failing to make students wear goggles during a floor hockey game, which left the student with an injured eye.
The administrator for the estate of a deceased patient is suing St. George Corporation, Palos Community Hospital, Palos Pathology Associates Ltd. and doctors Sudhir M. Gokhale, Elizabeth Hatfield, Tam Thai and Harcharan Sandhu for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent a recently discharged patient from committing suicide.
IL Supreme Court gives hospitals win over property tax exemptions, but still not declared 'constitutional'
Hospital operators in Illinois have won a battle in the fight over a state law blocking local governments from making them pay property taxes, as the Illinois Supreme Court determined an appellate court had erred on procedural grounds in using the case to strike down the state law as unconstitutional. However, the high court did not go so far as to declare the 2012 law to be constitutional, setting the stage for more legal tussles to come on the question.