A state court in North Carolina has struck down a gerrymandered legislative district map, becomign the second state whose courts have used a provision also found in Illinois' state constitution to invalidate a district map favoring Republicans.
A Downers Grove storage and van company will not be allowed to keep its sign painted across the length of its building, a federal court affirmed Sept. 24 in finding a village sign ordinance does not violate the First Amendment.
A state appellate court has affirmed dismissal of a couples' case against a Florida-based vacation resort over concerns their timeshare agreement would be binding on their children in the event the couple died.
McDonald’s has yet to respond to a putative class action antitrust lawsuit filed in federal court earlier this month by a former longtime employee alleging illegal hiring practices and anti-competitive practices.
A Hancock County, Ind., woman, whose farm family sued after the U.S. Department of Agriculture denied them benefits over removal of nine trees from their property decades ago, scored a victory in the long-running wetlands case with a federal appeals court's recent scathing ruling.
A Texas-based insurance company is on the hook for all four walls of buildings owned by a west suburban Naperville condominium association, not just portions of walls that were damaged in a 2014 storm, a federal court has affirmed.
A federal appeals panel has rejected a claim from a Cook County Sheriff's Officer correctional officer that a drawn-out termination process that has followed his suspension almost eight years ago following a DUI arrest did not violate his constitutional rights.
Former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran and another county corrections official do not have immunity from a class action lawsuit by jail inmates over a three-day water shutoff at the county lock up nearly two years ago, a federal appeals court said.
A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit brought by three plaintiffs who allege a foreclosure property management company violated federal and Illinois state laws for the way the company treated them and their property when the owner fell behind on payments.
Employers should seek to boost good employment practices, including improving techniques for fielding complaints and taking suggestions from employees, to help ward off an uptick in so-called "serial discrimination" lawsuits, such as those being waged against Walmart across the country and soon in Illinois.
A Chicago-based advertising and marketing billboard company effectively lost the appeal of its property rights and antitrust claims against the a rival company and the village of Bellwood after it lost a lease following an imposition of a sign ban in the suburban community, a federal appeals court recently ruled.
A registered sex offender who wants to move into his parents' home in Elk Grove Village has filed suit against the village, challenging the village's interpretation of the law restricting how close registered sex offenders can live to a "playground."
The widow of a Joliet man who died from a blood clot a decade ago will be allowed a new trial for damages against the treatment facility she alleges scheduled an untimely follow-up appointment, an Illinois appeals court has ruled.
A Stone Park adult book and video store, with questionable past connections, has filed suit against the village government, challenging the village's ability to impose new licensing fees and a tax based on the number of customers who visit the establishment.