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Small business-focused campaign hits home for Illinois business owners

Travis Akin Sep. 9, 2013, 1:08pm


First District dismisses legal malpractice suit over failed retail development project

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 9, 2013, 11:24am


Split panel of ARDC Review Board recommends suspension for lawyer with drug conviction

Rhys Saunders Sep. 9, 2013, 11:10am

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has recommended a four-year suspension for an attorney convicted of conspiracy with the intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana.

Defendant removes 19 suits over train derailment to federal court

Andrew Thomason Sep. 6, 2013, 4:36pm


First District affirms dismissal of legal malpractice suit

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 6, 2013, 12:14pm


Illinois Central asks federal court to find city of Harvey's new ordinances unenforceable

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 6, 2013, 11:44am


Police officer sues park district over slip and fall incident

Rhys Saunders Sep. 6, 2013, 11:23am

A Chicago police officer is suing the park district for more than $3 million after a slip and fall incident at Ping Tom Park.

Decision to strike anti-competitive law a step in right direction

The Cook County Record Sep. 5, 2013, 10:05am

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Split appeals panel reverses circuit court, remands suit over workers' compensation

Andrew Thomason Sep. 4, 2013, 12:37pm


First District affirms ruling in favor of railroad company in negligence suit

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 4, 2013, 12:01pm


Appellate court: bar manager had no duty to warn patron of threat

Rhys Saunders Sep. 4, 2013, 11:43am


First District affirms ruling over construction bid in city of Chicago's favor

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 29, 2013, 4:48pm


Supreme Court slated to hear arguments in 17 cases in Chicago

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 29, 2013, 4:28pm

The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments in more than a dozen cases later this month, when the justices will convene in Chicago for their September term.

ARDC hearing board recommends disbarment for Oak Brook attorney

Andrew Thomason Aug. 29, 2013, 4:19pm

A hearing board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has recommended an Oak Brook attorney be disbarred for misappropriating more than $2 million from a client.

DeKalb bar owners face suit over alleged copyright infringement

Rhys Saunders Aug. 29, 2013, 4:07pm


First District upholds nearly $10 million jury award against construction company

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 29, 2013, 3:32pm

The First District Appellate Court has upheld a jury’s decision ordering a construction company to pay nearly $10 million to a family after a 74-year-old man died and his then 51-year-old son was severely injured on a construction site at a suburban high school.

Hilton removes Alabama woman's slip-and-fall suit to federal court

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 2, 2013, 2:15pm


Corporation sues over video gambling machine dispute

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 30, 2013, 5:18pm

A business dispute over video gambling machines has landed in the Cook County Circuit Court.

Woman files class action suit over robocalls likely related to Yaz litigation

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 29, 2013, 4:32pm

A woman has filed a class action lawsuit over robocalls she contends were made in an effort to solicit women harmed by an oral contraceptive at the center of pending multidistrict litigation.

Plaintiffs in RICO suit over Avery v. State Farm claim defendants ‘jumped the gun’

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 26, 2013, 1:16pm