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

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 19, 2013

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

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 17, 2013

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.

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

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 26, 2013

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.

Empire Today files RICO suit against former executives, seeks $25 million in damages

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 15, 2013

Empire Today, an iconic Chicago area seller and installer of flooring and window treatments, has filed suit against two of its former top executives, seeking $25 million in damages from the pair the company alleges ran a fraud scheme that diverted millions of dollars in workers compensation reimbursements from insurance companies to their personal accounts.

Taxi operator sues city department over new dispatch service for wheelchair accessible vehicles

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 28, 2013

A taxi operator has sued the city of Chicago and the company the city selected to serve as the new centralized cab dispatch service for taxis specializing in transporting those in wheelchairs.

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