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Appeals panel remands suit over city's landmark designations for second time

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 1, 2013, 3:12pm

Two Chicago landowners have received clearance from an appellate court to proceed with their case challenging the city of Chicago’s decision to landmark their North Side neighborhoods while excluding others nearby.

Split appeals panel reverses lower court's dismissal of whistleblower action against People's Gas

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 30, 2013, 12:58pm


Brother of man shot by Chicago police files wrongful death lawsuit

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 27, 2013, 1:15pm

The brother of a 28-year-old man who died after he was shot by police following an altercation near a Chicago Housing Authority building has filed a wrongful death suit in Chicago’s federal court.

Illinois residents file class action RICO suit over Western Sky loans

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 25, 2013, 11:02am


Former employee sues township road district over termination, claims firing was politically motiviated

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 23, 2013, 2:13pm


Appeals panel allows professor's defamation suit to move forward

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 19, 2013, 10:16am


Mobile home residents sue Wheeling, claim village is trying to push them out

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 19, 2013, 9:58am


First District reverses lower court in suit over sales tax on TV converter box

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 13, 2013, 2:15pm

A man who was charged the full sales tax when he used a federal voucher to purchase a digital television converter box at a Sears store has been cleared to resume his legal action alleging fraud against the retailer.

First District dismisses legal malpractice suit over failed retail development project

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 9, 2013, 11:24am


First District affirms dismissal of legal malpractice suit

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 6, 2013, 12:14pm


Illinois Central asks federal court to find city of Harvey's new ordinances unenforceable

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 6, 2013, 11:44am


First District affirms ruling in favor of railroad company in negligence suit

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 4, 2013, 12:01pm


First District affirms ruling over construction bid in city of Chicago's favor

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 29, 2013, 4:48pm


First District upholds nearly $10 million jury award against construction company

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 29, 2013, 3:32pm

The First District Appellate Court has upheld a jury’s decision ordering a construction company to pay nearly $10 million to a family after a 74-year-old man died and his then 51-year-old son was severely injured on a construction site at a suburban high school.