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A state appeals court has declined to revive the fifth try at a lawsuit filed over the 2015 death of a Des Plaines woman who died while bicycling on an Aurora bike trail.
Judge nixes bid to undo ruling tossing union suit over Lincolnshire dues to 'private' IL Municipal League
A federal judge has refused unions’ request to reconsider his decision to toss their lawsuit, arguing a Supreme Court decision allowing non-union workers to stop paying compulsory fees to unions should also be read to prohibit local governments from using taxes to fund organizations which lobby in favor of policies opposed by labor unions.
Jackson Park Hospital, others named in wrongful death suit over patient's death after caesarean section
A wrongful death suit has been filed against a hospital and several physicians over the 2017 death of a woman after a caesarean section.
Unions ask judge to give new shot to sue over dues paid by Lincolnshire to 'private' IML for lobbying
Two unions have asked a federal judge to reconsider his decision tossing their attempt to force the village of Lincolnshire to stop paying dues to the Illinois Municipal League because the association of Illinois cities and villages lobbies in favor of policies union members may oppose.
Union suit nixed vs Lincolnshire over dues paid for 'anti-union' lobbying; ballot box remains open: Judge
A federal judge has rejected an attempt by unions to force the village of Lincolnshire to stop paying dues to the Illinois Municipal League because the association of Illinois cities and villages lobbies in favor of policies union members may oppose.
Appeals court: Metro Water District can't use state law to escape lawsuit from worker who fell 29 feet into tank
A state appeals court has refused to flush a lawsuit against the organization responsible for treating Cook County’s sewage, which was brought by a worker who was hurt in a fall from a ladder into a mostly empty treatment tank, as the judges said the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago can’t use immunity often granted under state law to escape the lawsuit, when it had earlier declared its officials didn’t know about the condition that led to the worker’s injuries.
A passenger injured in a police pursuit beginning in Calumet City in 2017 alleges police officers proceeded at speeds that "created unwarranted danger to others."
CORBOY & DEMETRIO: Corboy & Demetrio files lawsuits for 11 passengers in Aeromexico Flight 2431 Plane Crash
Corboy & Demetrio filed six lawsuits on behalf of 11 passengers on Aeromexico Flight 2431, which crashed after an attempted take-off in a heavy storm including severe wind, rain, and hail, on July 31, 2018, in Durango, Mexico. The aircraft, en route to Mexico City, hit the ground a few hundred yards from the runway of the General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport.
Lincolnshire: Taxes different from union dues; asks judge to toss union suit over 'anti-union' lobbying funds
Saying governments are different from labor unions and other private organizations, a north suburban village and an organization that lobbies on behalf of Illinois city and village governments has asked a federal judge to dismiss a union-backed lawsuit asserting the rights of union members are violated by local governments which use tax money to fund lobbyists to seek reforms opposed by unions.