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Advocate Christ Medical Center dropped from suit alleging false Medicare claims

By Dan Churney | Jul 13, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has agreed to drop a suburban hospital from a lawsuit brought by a doctor who claimed the hospital had submitted phony claims to Medicare, reversing his prior ruling, and saying he now sees the hospital’s alleged involvement in the alleged scheme was minimal at best and Advocate should have been dropped from the case.


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Judge again tosses Napleton Auto Group's RICO claims vs Fiat Chrysler over dealer incentive plan

By Scott Holland | Jul 13, 2018

A federal judge in Chicago has curbed racketeering claims brought by the Napleton car dealership group, as the judge said the dealers still hadn’t presented enough evidence to back its claims accusing Fiat Chrysler of using a sales program to lean on dealers who refused to go along with an alleged scheme to falsify sales figures.


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Loop Studio accuses Coast to Coast Designs of breach of contract

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 13, 2018

An independent furniture sales representative firm is suing Coast to Coast Designs Inc., citing alleged breach of contract, unjust enrichment and violation of the Illinois Sales Representative Act.


Tenants claim Wesley Realty, Chicago Title failed to update lease agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 13, 2018

Two tenants have filed a class-action lawsuit against property owners Wesley Realty Group Inc. and Chicago Title Land Trust No. 8002377381, citing alleged breach of contract.


Engineer accuses CSX Transportation of defamation of character

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 13, 2018

A locomotive engineer is suing CSX Transport Inc and James Spencer, citing alleged defamation of character.


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Loyola lawsuit: Cook sheriff refused to remove inmate for 4 months; makes hospital 'prison infirmary'

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jul 12, 2018

Loyola University Medical Center has filed suit against the Cook County Sheriff, saying the sheriff’s office’s apparent refusal to retrieve an inmate who has been kept under guard at the hospital since April has turned the hospital essentially into an unwilling auxiliary of the Cook County Jail.

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