Chicago’s attempt to squash a suit brought against the city by a gun shop has failed, after a federal judge said City Hall can’t use zoning laws to sidestep the lawsuit accusing the city of unconstitutionally barring the shop from opening.
A state appeals panel has upheld a jury’s finding in favor of Loyola University Medical Center in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a 2-year-old girl who died following a surgery to replace her pacemaker.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against CVS Pharmacy in which a Cook County man claimed the company’s vitamin C drops were falsely labeled “Made in the U.S.A," but left open the door for him to potentially take another try at continuing a class action against the drugstore chain.
A state appellate court has reinstated a lawsuit brought against the city of Chicago by the former executive director of its office of compliance, which is tasked with reviewing city hiring decisions to prevent patronage hires.
A state appellate panel has ruled an entrepreneur must pay his former attorneys for representing him in an arbitration matter against Giordano’s, which revoked his two franchise licenses after accusing him of violating his non-compete agreement.
While the case may ultimately land before an arbitrator, a federal judge has denied a home care company’s motion to use a company policy to dismiss and send to arbitration a class action lawsuit filed by a home health aide, which accused the company of underpaying her and her coworkers.
A contract dispute between a state agency that manages pension funds for many Illinois local governments and retirees and a software vendor was moved into federal district court when the vendor added a counterclaim alleging copyright infringement.