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Rauner counter sues unions asserting First Amendment protection for non-union workers

The Cook County Record May 1, 2015, 8:59am

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Judge: More argument needed to resolve malpractice claim over Markham police malicious prosecution verdict

Jonathan Bilyk May 1, 2015, 3:44pm

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Investors class action alleges securities fraud against sapphire maker Rubicon Technology

Jonathan Bilyk May 1, 2015, 7:55pm

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C-section infection prompts woman to sue hospital, surgeon

Carol Ostrow May 4, 2015, 10:05am

CHICAGO – A local woman filed suit against a hospital and surgeon, alleging malpractice in a 2013 medical incident.

Takeda to pay $2.4 billion to settle more than 9,000 Actos bladder cancer suits

The Cook County Record May 4, 2015, 10:35am

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Doctor, urgent care clinic sued for allegedly missing infection

Dan Harkins May 4, 2015, 10:43am

SukhmanA female patient has sued a doctor and clinic over an infection she alleges was not detected as quickly as possible.Janet Calvert filed suit April 28 in Cook County Circuit Court against Franciscan Alliance Inc., doing business as Franciscan Express Care, with locations in Chicago Heights and Frankfort, and Dr. Ather Malik, citing negligence.According to the complaint, on April 2, 2014, Calvert

Bank sues surgical services business for unpaid debt

Dan Harkins May 4, 2015, 11:10am

A bank has sued a surgical clinic and agent over money owed on a promissory note.

Parents sue day care facility, alleging injury to infant

Carol Ostrow May 4, 2015, 11:31am

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Trader sues beverage company for breaching deal to pay him to promote coffee drink

Carol Ostrow May 4, 2015, 11:33am

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Supreme Court opens May term, to hear 24 cases, including on CTA worker retiree health benefits, Crystal Lake South H.S. bleachers

Jonathan Bilyk May 4, 2015, 5:45pm

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Title company sued in Wilmette home construction escrow dispute

Dan Harkins May 5, 2015, 8:45am

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Estate sues nursing homes, alleging breach of care for deceased relative

Carol Ostrow May 5, 2015, 8:49am

HetzerTwo women filed suit on behalf of a decedent’s estate against several nursing facilities for alleged liability in a 2013 health-related incident.Rita Crockett, of Cicero, and Candy Richmond, of Glendale Heights, filed a lawsuit April 28 as co-administrators of the estate of Edward Richmond, against Maplewood Care Inc. of Elgin; SIR Management Inc. of Lincolnwood; and River View Rehab Center LLC,

Water, sewer contractor sued by supplier over unpaid bills

Dan Harkins May 5, 2015, 8:55am

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Stone company sues construction company, alleging nonpayment

Carol Ostrow May 5, 2015, 8:56am

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Man sues deceased father's former partner over ownership of Downers Grove building

Dan Harkins May 5, 2015, 8:59am

RowdenA man has sued his deceased father's former business partner over ownership of a commercial building in Downers Grove.Timothy J. Millar, as executor of the estate of John G. Millar, and on behalf of the NEDGO Partnership, filed a lawsuit April 28 in Cook County Circuit Court against Donald J. Craig and NEDGO Partnership, citing breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.Millar's father,

Woman dies when home heat reaches 150 degrees, estate sues furnace installer

Dan Harkins May 5, 2015, 9:17am

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Right-to-work: Will it help or hinder Illinois' economy? Public policy thinkers weigh in

Amanda Robert May 5, 2015, 9:59am

Rauner

Widow of CME futures trading pioneer Barry Lind alleges Katten lawyers helped conceal affairs, estate changes to deny her inheritance

Jonathan Bilyk May 5, 2015, 10:32pm

HartzThe widow of Barry Lind, a trader and financier who made millions on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and held a leading role in transforming the CME into its current form, has sued the couple’s longtime lawyers, Michael O. Hartz and the firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, alleging they helped her husband hide multiple affairs and order his estate to benefit the other women and greatly reduce his

Jury finds cigarettes, not asbestos, cause of pipefitter's lung cancer in asbestos case vs. ExxonMobil, Owens

Jonathan Bilyk May 6, 2015, 10:16am

ShahAfter a federal judge denied the plaintiff the ability to use the “any exposure” theory to press his asbestos-related claim, a federal jury has ruled a pipefitter’s lung cancer may have been caused by his pack-and-a-half a day cigarette smoking habit, rather than asbestos exposure, handing a rare win at trial to a group of industrial defendants.On May 1, the jury ruled in federal court in Chicago

Insurance companies disagree over payout to settle case vs Panduit Corp.

Dan Harkins May 6, 2015, 11:33am

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