Judge orders defendants to pay $2.13M in attorneys fees in case over suburban fire district's attempt to monopolize alarm industry
Attorneys representing four fire alarm and security monitoring companies, including Aurora-based Alarm Detection Systems Inc., last month won yet another round against a suburban fire protection district, securing more than $2 million in attorney fees stemming from their five-year-long legal battle over the district’s attempts to monopolize the fire alarm monitoring business within the district’s communitie
Another Tinley Park woman is suing Jewel over claims she got sick after eating food she bought from the grocery store's deli.In the lawsuit she filed Feb. 17 in the Cook County Circuit Court, Janet Lewis alleges she purchased food from Jewel's deli on May 16,2014 and two days after consuming it, suffered severe gastrointestinal symptoms.She claims that the Cook County Health Department on June 11 learned
KassermanA woman who fell out a trolley during a pub crawl in downtown Chicago is suing the driver and company. Carly Kenny filed suit Feb. 17 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Robert A. Hoffman and TRT Transportation Inc., doing business as The Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.According to the complaint, TRT operates trolleys for groups to travel around the city in a "mobile party lounge"
An area Indian-Pakistani restaurant and catering company are suing a local not-for-profit organization they assert owes nearly $100,000 for the food services they provided at the group's annual conference last summer.
A Chicago attorney is suing her former law firm and its partners over claims her old boss threw a stuffed "redwell" folder at her.
An employee of a pest control company is suing an independent living facility, claiming its failure to maintain a railing on its loading dock caused him to fall.
A couple is suing a retail giant for millions over claims the store's failure to provide proper security allowed a woman to be assaulted and robbed.
A man is suing a jewelry design company that boasts about supplying championship rings and other pieces to several professional athletes, claiming it never gave him the bracelet he designed and brought for his wife.
A second request to bump Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier from the bench during the court's impending review of the decade-old, $10.1 billion legal battle over light cigarette labeling "is just as cynical and dishonest as first motion was," Philip Morris USA asserts in a recent filing to the high court.
A Cook County judge will decide whether to halt licensing for a medical marijuana cultivation facility to a controversial applicant following a 2:30 p.m. hearing today.
A suburban nail salon is facing a lawsuit from a man who alleges he fell while getting a pedicure and sustained further injuries after employees put a liquid n his wound.Oliver Hintz filed suit Feb. 23 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Toe Paradise Nail Salon & Spa Ltd.According to the complaint, Hintz was at the salon for a pedicure on Sept. 13, 2013, when he slipped and sustained an injur
Federal judge nixes drug companies' attempt to void city's contract with Cohen Milstein firm in opioid lawsuit
A federal judge on Monday denied a request for relief from a group of pharmaceutical companies being sued by the City of Chicago over the marketing of opioid painkillers.