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Cook County judge asked to nix deal to ease path forward for fellow judge's $2M fee request in 18-year-old lawsuit
One Cook County judge sits in the position to potentially award another Cook County judge millions of dollars in attorney fees for the other judge’s prior legal work on an 18-year-old case. Now, a group of business partners have asked the judge to reject a deal they say would allow attorneys suing them to sidestep a court order giving the partners access to the information they need to challenge the other judge’s windfall fee request.
Judge: Gym didn't 'fail to warn' of charges to credit card, if charges were unintentional from start
A federal judge has cut up much of a man's lawsuit against a fitness club, saying he can't sue the club over unintentional erroneous charges the club later refunded.
A dispute between two air conditioning manufacturers over a CTA contract won’t continue in federal court after a judge in Chicago relinquished jurisdiction and dismissed the action, allowing it to be filed again in state court.
A contract dispute between a state agency that manages pension funds for many Illinois local governments and retirees and a software vendor was moved into federal district court when the vendor added a counterclaim alleging copyright infringement.
Investor demands stake he thinks he's owed should selfies replace signatures in credit card transactions
A startup company seems to believe its new technology can revolutionize the credit card transaction business, by allowing users to substitute a selfie for a signature when authorizing a purchase. And a Chicago businessman who invested in the venture believes he is being wrongly denied his cut of what he expects to be a windfall once the tech lands in the hands of the world’s largest processors of electronic payments.
Following a 2014 episode requiring intervention from federal authorities, a pilot filed suit against an airline passenger alleging assault and battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.