The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments later this month over a challenge to Chicago’s red light camera program.This case -- Elizabeth Keating et al. v. City of Chicago—is one of 13 slated for the court’s May term, the last one expected to take place in Chicago before arguments return to Springfield, where the court's building has been under renovation since last year. Arguments will be heard
Suit dismissed vs construction company accused of using minority-owned businesses to obtain city contracts
A federal judge has dismissed a RICO action brought against the owner of a Burr Ridge-based construction company accused of fraudulently inflating how much it was paying minority subcontractors in order to win contracts for the Chicago Park District.
The U.S. division of Dutch brewer Heineken has removed a lawsuit lodged against it for breach of contract and violating the Illinois Beer Industry Fair Dealing Act to Chicago's federal court.ACM Distributing Co. Inc., a beer distributor based out of Streator, sued the brewer known for its green bottles on Jan. 30 in the Cook County Circuit Court, claiming it suffered $200,000 in damages after Heineken
A woman is suing the city of Chicago and the park district after falling in a park.Maria M. Algarin filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the city of Chicago and the Chicago Park District, citing negligence.The lawsuit states Algarin was using the sidewalk in and around Berteau and Long/Portage Park on Feb. 18, 2013, when she fell and sustained injuries.Algarin is seeking