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Piatt County among latest local governments to sue opioid manufacturers, distributors

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 11, 2018

A central Illinois county has added itself to the growing list of governments suing the manufacturers and distributors of so-called opioid pain killers over allegations the drugs have cost millions in related health care costs.


Illinois State Bar Association Mutual Insurance says shouldn't need to defend lawyer vs lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 11, 2018

A Chicago insurance company is seeking a declaration that it has no duty to defend law firm JGP Law against a lawsuit filed in a federal district court.

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Wisconsin man brings class action vs Culligan, says called him without consent after ending service

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 11, 2018

A Wisconsin man has brought a class action against Culligan Water Technologies, accusing the company of calling him without his consent.

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Lyft driver's class action alleges York Risk Services sent unauthorized texts regarding incident reports

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

A Georgia resident and Lyft driver has filed a class-action lawsuit against a New Jersey-based insurance provider over allegations it sends unwanted text messages.


Appellate court: IL property tax appeals board wrong to reject East Peoria challenge of casino tax assessment

By John Sammon | Dec 11, 2018

A state appeals court will allow the city of East Peoria another crack at overturning a tax board's decision to cut the property tax assessment for the Par-a-Dice hotel and casino.


Judge: Glenview lawyer can press suit accusing ex-husband, cop of false arrest, alleged plot to take kids

By Dan Churney | Dec 10, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has cut suburban Glenview from a civil rights lawsuit, but has refused to do the same for a Glenview detective and a surgeon, who are alleged to have framed the surgeon’s ex-wife on a false charge, to wrest from her custody of their children.

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