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Employees claim Patriot Medical Transport illegally made them scan fingerprints on punch clock

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 4, 2019

Employees have filed a class action lawsuit against Patriot Medical Transport, a transportation company, claiming the company violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), by making employees scan their fingerprints when punching in and out of work shifts.

Boeing Co. named in lawsuit stemming from fatal Lion Air crash off Indonesian coast

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 1, 2019

A special estate administrator is suing Boeing, over her relative's death in an airliner crash in Indonesia.

Resident claims neglect led to infections at Alden Estates of Shorewood

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 1, 2019

A man is suing Alden Estates of Shorewood Inc., citing alleged negligence.

Providence Life Services named in employee lawsuit alleging fingerprint scans violated BIPA law

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 28, 2019

Nursing home Providence Life Services has been hit with a class action lawsuit, accusing it of violating employees' privacy rights by making workers scan their fingerprints when punching in and out of work shifts.

Plymouth Place nursing facility is accused of illegally storing workers' fingerprint scans

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 26, 2019

Employees have filed a class action lawsuit against nursing facility Plymouth Place, alleging their employer violated a state privacy law by making them scan their fingerprints when they punch in and out of work shifts.

Class action claims Progressive Insurance fails to pay Actual Cash Value to cover losses

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 22, 2019

A class action lawsuit accuses Progressive Insurance of not paying Actual Cash Value for insured losses.

Geralex workers sue over fingerprint punch clock scans under Illinois biometrics law

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 22, 2019

A man has filed a class action lawsuit against janitorial service Geralex, claiming the company violated an Illinois biometrics privacy law by requiring employees to scan their fingerprints when using the company's biometric time clocks to punch in and out of work shifts.

Woman sues village of Skokie following fall on a sidewalk

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 22, 2019

A woman is suing village of Skokie, citing alleged negligence.

Employees sue DaBecca Natural Foods for alleged violation of Illinois biometrics privacy law

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 20, 2019

Employees have filed a class action lawsuit against DaBecca Natural Foods Inc., citing alleged violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.

Estate's sole beneficiary claims O'Brien Law Group breached its fiduciary duty

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

A beneficiary is suing law firm O'Brien Law Group PC and attorney Therese O'Brien, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty and negligence.

Chicago Public Media claims city budget committee didn't comply with Freedom of Information Act

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

Chicago Public Media is suing the city of Chicago, alleging violation of the Freedom of Information Act.

Niles Township High School District employee accuses co-worker of defamation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 14, 2019

A Niles Township High School District employee is suing a co-worker, citing alleged defamation.

Chicago teacher is accused of leading yoga retreat to Nicaragua while on disability leave

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 14, 2019

The Chicago school board is suing a teacher, alleging she owes $18,000 after leading a yoga retreat in Nicaragua while on disability leave.

Advocate Christ Medical Center allegedly enrolled unqualified patient in medical trial

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 12, 2019

A woman is suing Advocate Christ Medical Center and others medical providers, alleging they enrolled another woman in a medical trial despite her not meeting study criteria.

Hernia patient claims a physician punctured his aorta during surgery

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 11, 2019

A patient is suing physician M. Scott Peckler, and North Suburban Surgical Consultants LLC, citing alleged negligence.

Avis and Budget sue city, alleged drivers of stolen car after vehicle crashed in incident with police

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 7, 2019

A car rental company is suing two individuals and the city of Chicago, to recover for damages caused in a police chase involving a vehicle stolen from the rental lot at O'Hare International Airport.

Chicago Athletic Clubs allegedly violated law by sending unsolicited promo text messages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 7, 2019

Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Chicago Athletic Clubs LLC, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Class action: Evanston can't charge 'convenience fees' to people paying tickets online

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 6, 2019

A class action lawsuit has accused the city of Evanston of improperly charging convenience fees to people using a credit card to pay tickets online.

Lawsuit claims Veracare Brentwood failed to properly care for woman with tracheostomy tube

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 4, 2019

A man is suing Veracare Burbank, a long-term nursing care facility, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

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