Shanice Harris News

Judge bounces USAA negligence suit vs payday lender over multi-million-dollar check-cashing fraud

By Shanice Harris | Jun 13, 2017

A federal judge has dismissed a suit by USAA against an Illinois payday loan service alleging that it was responsible for over $3 million USAA lost in a fraudulent check-cashing scheme by third parties.

Judge tosses man's suit vs Equifax for dinging his credit over misreported late child support payments

By Shanice Harris | Apr 17, 2017

A Chicago federal judge has dismissed an Illinois man's lawsuit against Equifax alleging the credit reporting giant misreported his child support payments as delinquent because Texas state officials had been wrongly deducting too much from certain paychecks.

New federal law provides incentives for medical research

By Shanice Harris | Jan 19, 2017

Supporters of a new federal health care law, which has implications for drugmakers, researchers, hospitals, doctors and more, say they believe the law, known as the 21st Century Cures Act, will inspire innovation and discovery in medicine.

New Chicago ordinance requires pharmaceutical representatives to be licensed

By Shanice Harris | Dec 7, 2016

A new Chicago city ordinance says pharmaceutical representatives working in the city will have to pay $750 to obtain a city license.

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