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Defendants remove McHenry County dispute over automatic cocktail maker to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 7, 2014, 10:31am

A McHenry County man who claims to have been on the verge of selling the rights to an automatic cocktail maker he invented is suing his former business partners, claiming they tampered with negotiations with another investor and scuttled a $2 million deal.

Empire Today withdraws RICO lawsuit vs ex-executives it accused of defrauding company

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 5, 2014, 12:23pm

Empire Today, an iconic seller and installer of flooring and window treatments, has withdrawn a lawsuit against two of its executives it had accused of working with an insurer to defraud the company by diverting workers compensation insurance payments.

Law firm and doctor disagree over venue in arbitration award dispute

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 30, 2014, 12:02pm

A law firm practicing in Chicago and headquartered in Milwaukee has removed an arbitration dispute with a California doctor over legal fees to federal court and now the doctor is seeking to remand the matter back to Cook County's circuit court.

Mobile marketing company, former partners end legal dispute over software

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 24, 2014, 8:46am

A legal dispute between a Chicago-based company specializing in the development of mobile digital marketing and analytics systems and its business partners ended almost as quickly as it began in Chicago federal court. The company, Crowd Source Development Inc., and its former partners at Florida-based Entrepidus settled the legal dispute in late January 2014.

Student sues Chicago psychology school; claims she was denied internship over accusations of racism, Paula Deen Instagram post

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 14, 2014, 11:01am


Panel affirms summary judgment to defendants in product liability suit stemming from car crash

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 10, 2014, 9:00am


Split panel rules against Chicago school district in suit over tuition reimbursement request

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 7, 2014, 8:05am


Company sues Lake, Will counties over foreclosure auction practices

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 31, 2013, 9:15am


McHenry County's top prosecutor files defamation suit over blog comments

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 30, 2013, 2:01pm


Panel rules on ongoing dispute over dissolution of Chicago law firm

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 23, 2013, 3:04pm


Wheaton College files another suit over Obamacare mandate

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 20, 2013, 11:00am


Appeals panel reverses forum ruling in wrongful death, med-mal suit

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 19, 2013, 8:30am

A Hinsdale hospital and a group of doctors will need to defend themselves in Cook County  against a wrongful death and malpractice suit brought by a woman whose father died, after an appeals court ruled the case should not be transferred to DuPage County.

ARDC panel affirms recommendation to suspend Chicago lawyer who accused judges of corruption

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 17, 2013, 1:12pm

The Review Board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has recommended a three-year suspension for a Chicago lawyer who accused four Cook County judges of corruption, including allegations they fixed cases.

Crane Co. removes asbestos suit to federal court

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 16, 2013, 8:00am


Appeals panel reverses ruling and nearly $200,000 award in suit over home sale

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 11, 2013, 8:25am


Panel rules on insurance dispute over $4.5M-plus jury award in injury suit

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 9, 2013, 2:30pm


Businessman seeks $1M from Chicago lawyer and firm in legal malpractice suit

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 6, 2013, 10:47am


Insurance group sues federal agency over new rule targeting discrimination in housing practices; says it could increase costs for everyone

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 3, 2013, 12:52pm


Appeals panel reverses ruling over Skokie firm's malpractice insurance

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 3, 2013, 8:15am


Panel rules against football players in insurance dispute over workers' comp benefits

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 26, 2013, 8:10am

Three men who suffered injuries while playing for a professional indoor football team will not be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits after an appeals panel backed a lower court’s determination that an insurance company was not obligated to pay their claims because the players were not employees of the insured entity.