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Judge certifies class in suit vs. Sybaris over recorded reservation line phone calls

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 27, 2015, 9:27pm


Widow of man who died while being released from Cook County Jail sues county for denying him wheelchair, medicine

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 27, 2015, 2:59pm


Karaoke track maker sues suburban DJ, sports bar for trademark infringement

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 24, 2015, 3:58pm


Judge tosses Prenda Law defamation suit, denies Prenda request to show it can't pay sanctions

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 24, 2015, 1:13pm


Executive files RICO suit vs. Seyfarth Shaw, Northern Trust for roles in alleged tax avoidance scheme

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 23, 2015, 4:14pm


Class action alleges Kraft manipulated 2011 wheat market, artificially lowered prices, cost investors

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 22, 2015, 5:04pm


Marseilles Elementary School sues U.S. government over Illinois River dam accident, resulting flood damage

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 21, 2015, 5:27pm


Class action suit demands Chicago Police Department halt 'unconstitutional,' racially biased stop-and-frisk practices

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 21, 2015, 12:54pm


State Supreme Court appoints Oak Park lawyer Sullivan to fill Zwick vacancy

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 20, 2015, 2:05pm


Appellate court: Woman raped walking to car after leaving work can resume suit vs. University of Chicago hospital

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 20, 2015, 11:43am

A woman who was beaten and raped while walking through a park to her vehicle at the end of her night shift at The University of Chicago Medical Center has won the chance to resume her lawsuit against the school and hospital, after a state appellate panel found a lower court too hastily dismissed her complaint alleging her employer failed to provide her with the level of security she was promised when

Condo association accused of plotting to terrorize resident by forcing her to ride in elevators with dogs

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 1, 2015, 9:09am


Judge says FDIC can proceed in suit against two Chicago law firms

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 31, 2015, 8:38am


Bank of America denied motion to dismiss 'redlining' suit brought by Cook County

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 30, 2015, 6:14am

A federal judge has cleared Cook County to continue to press its case against Bank of America over the county’s allegations the lender discriminated against racial and ethnic minority borrowers through predatory lending practices in which it doled out home mortgage loans subject to higher interest rates and other more expensive terms for borrowers of color than for white borrowers, devastating the

Appellate court extinguishes former fire commissioner's suit against Daley and chief of staff

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 27, 2015, 7:35am

MasonThe former city of Chicago fire commissioner who resigned under pressure allegedly from former Mayor Richard M. Daley amid an ongoing investigation into allegations of sexual harassment will not be allowed to continue suing Daley and the former mayor’s chief of staff Raymond Orozco over his claims the mayor improperly forced him out of his job simply because the mayor didn’t like him and wished

City hit with federal lawsuit over allegations of police abuse at Homan Square facility

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 24, 2015, 8:35am

Claiming the city either hid the use of a secret police detention and interrogation facility– or, like the “proverbial ostrich,” opted to bury its head in the sand– a Chicago civil rights lawyer has filed suit on behalf of three Hispanic men who assert Chicago Police essentially abducted them and illegally held, interrogated and threatened to frame them if they told anyone about the facility or their

Ruling clears way for Hyde Park development that spurred suit from neighbors over planned height

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 20, 2015, 11:15am

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Judge rejects Michael Jordan's request for summary judgment in suit over Jewel ad; trial set for Dec. 8

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 17, 2015, 10:42am

A Chicago area supermarket chain may have violated the law in using a pair of basketball shoes with Michael Jordan’s number on them in a 2009 magazine ad congratulating him on his induction into the Hall of Fame.

Arts foundation says DLA Piper cost it $6.9M in botched real estate deal

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 16, 2015, 1:41pm

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Judge slams the brakes on recovery of certain damages, but allows cab driver's suit blaming Ford for fatal crash to move forward

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 11, 2015, 10:25am

A Chicago cab driver whose taxi struck and killed a college student waiting at a bus stop in 2012 received permission from a federal court this month to proceed with litigation against Ford over claims a design flaw in the 2007 Crown Victoria he was driving that day caused the car to accelerate uncontrollably, resulting in the fatal crash.

Judge closes the book on community group's lawsuit over school closing

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 9, 2015, 9:54am