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Chiquita sues Chicago area grocer for naming stores, products using the Spanish word it says it owns

By Scott Holland | Jun 26, 2015

Chiquita Brands is suing Alfredo Linares Inc. for trademark infringement and unfair competition. ALI, Chicquita claims, changed the name of its northern Illinois grocery stores and restaurants to Chiquita Food Market in 2013, and uses the Chiquita name for store-brand meats and spices.

California businessman alleges Chicago lawyer helped Indian business partner freeze him out of LLC

By Scott Holland | Jun 20, 2015

Alleges lawyer helped nonresident alien improperly open bank account, funnel money to partner

Judge: Bowling equipment must abide at Antioch bowling alley in foreclosure

By Scott Holland | Jun 19, 2015

Quoting from the cult classic film “The Big Lebowski,” a federal judge has settled a property dispute between an Antioch bowling proprietor and the bank that owned the mortgage on the building.“The character Walter Sobchak once said, ‘This is bowling. There are rules,’” U.S. District Judge Joan Gottschall wrote. “If only the same could be said regarding how the law classifies property items in a bowling

Judge: Bowling equipment cannot be split, must abide at Antioch bowling alley in foreclosure

By Scott Holland | Jun 19, 2015

Sides with bank in dispute over whether equipment is 'fixtures' or personal property that can be sold

Judge won't bar path to continuing litigation over Rosemont parking garage gate system failure

By Scott Holland | Jun 15, 2015

The operators of a prominent Rosemont parking garage and an equipment supplier they hired to design a new gated entry system for their garage and for other vendors to which they wished to market the new product will continue to wage their legal battle after a federal judge ruled the standoff needs further proceedings to be sorted out. On June 10, U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso rejected an attempt

Kohl's wins chance to argue class action should be nixed in ADA suit over store layouts

By Scott Holland | Jun 9, 2015

Retailer Kohl’s has won the chance to demonstrate why a group which advocates for the rights of those with disabilities should not be allowed to turn a lawsuit over disability access at its stores into a class action with potential plaintiffs numbering in the thousands.

Lorillard Tobacco Co. cleared to continue suit vs. security firm over warehouse heist of cigarettes worth millions

By Scott Holland | Jun 4, 2015

A lawsuit alleging a security firm actually paved the way for a burglary will proceed following a judge’s refusal to dismiss the complaint.Greensboro, N.C.-based Lorillard Tobacco is suing Tyco Integrated Security, which is headquartered in the U.S. in Boca Raton, Fla., in federal court in Chicago, accusing the security company of failing to adequately protect a cigarette warehouse in East Peoria.

Former Blackhawks player, Lightning coach Steve Ludzik sues NHL over concussions

By Scott Holland | Jun 3, 2015

On the eve of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Final involving the organizations for which he played and coached professionally, former Chicago Blackhawks standout Steve Ludzik has added his name to a growing list of former professional hockey players suing the NHL in connection with concussions suffered during his playing career.

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