An Illinois appeals panel has ruled that property annexations by villages or cities in Illinois cannot be challenged or changed after one year, even if errors in the legal description of the annexed real estate resulted in the wrong property being annexed.
As the Illinois legislature prepares to begin its new session later this month, manufacturers are once again calling for reform of the workers' compensation system amid claims it continues to benefit lawyers most of all.
A man who was struck by a Pace bus after he raised his cane to try to stop the bus at a stop in Lincolnwood shouldn't get any money, a state appeals panel ruled, finding a judge didn't make a mistake in stripping away his damages because a jury had found him 51 percent to blame for the accident.
A Lake Forest development company can move forward with its lawsuit against the Village of Lincolnwood and village board president Barry Bass over claims it was illegally shut out of a deal to develop on land where an iconic hotel once stood, but a federal court dismissed two of three counts.
A federal judge says the family of a woman who died eight days after falling out of a wheelchair while disembarking from an Alaska Airlines aircraft in Milwaukee can't sue the airline in Illinois court.
A nearly $1 million damages award against grandparents found by a jury to have conspired with law enforcement officials to snatch their grandchild and have their daughter arrested will stand, an appeals court ruled.
A family on Chicago's West Side says they were traumatized by a mistaken 2015 raid on their home by Chicago police searching for a suspect, who at the time was in an Illinois state prison, serving a 40 year sentence for first degree murder.
Illinois needs to be careful estimating revenues from the recreational marijuana business as a number of elements will affect the tax and licensing take, according to an attorney who focuses on the nascent market.
An Illinois state law that criminalizes revenge pornography, the non-consensual and intentional sending of sexual images, is constitutional and not protected by free speech, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled.
A dog owner who alleges he was falsely arrested and maliciously prosecuted amid claims he mistreated his dog can continue to sue two police officers, an animal control official, and the city of Chicago, a federal court has ruled.
A woman will not be able to sue her divorce attorney for allegedly mishandling her divorce case, as a state appeals panel found she did not file suit until long after she had expressed frustration with her lawyer.
A man arrested by Metra Police at Chicago's Ogilvie Transportation in an incident that began with a disagreement over where he could plug in his electronic devices can continue his action for false arrest, a Chicago federal judge has ruled.
An order cementing the state's commitment to enforcing prevailing wage laws is a way to keep the trade unions on the side of Democratic state officials, according to a lawyer with expertise in defending companies on labor matters.