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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


Food company sues over $72,784 worth of mayo

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 25, 2013, 4:09pm


Insurance company seeks declaration over duty to defend Papa John's

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 25, 2013, 2:38pm


Status hearing over Prenda Law's libel lawsuit set for Aug. 14

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 23, 2013, 5:12pm


Durbin recommends five for vacancy on federal bench

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 22, 2013, 10:37am


Widow files lung cancer asbestos suit

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 18, 2013, 5:56pm

The widow of a man who died from lung cancer has sued three dozen defendant companies, claiming they knew or should have known their asbestos-containing products were dangerous.

Woman files asbestos suit against dozens of companies; alleges first and second hand exposure

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 18, 2013, 4:59pm

A woman who asserts she developed mesothelioma through first and second-hand exposure to asbestos has sued more than three dozen defendant companies.

Woman sues Frito-Lay, claims jewelry was baked into Cheetos

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 18, 2013, 3:41pm

A woman has filed a product liability suit over a bag Cheetos that she claims contained an extra crunch: an earring.