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Appeals panel: Couple hit by car can sue Uber, driver for dropping them off at busy intersection at 2 a.m.
An Illinois appeals panel has reversed a Cook County judge’s ruling that a Uber driver could not have foreseen a Chicago couple, whom he kicked out of his vehicle in the middle of the night, would then be hit by a car, finding the Uber driver should have known such an eventuality was possible.
Saying a plaintiff’s attorneys' actions stood as an “egregious violation” of conduct rules, potentially punishable by sanction, a Chicago federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a collection agency, which alleged the agency tried to mislead a debtor with an allegedly bogus offer to settle their debt by a certain date.
WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Colorado’s Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act Restricts Enforceability of Indemnity Provisions
On May 30, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law Senate Bill 18-062, referred to as the “Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act” (the Act), codified at C.R.S. § 13-21-129.
Information Controls Inc. accuses former employee of obtaining profit through deceptive business practices
A company is suing Jerry Stein, a former employee, for alleged breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, retaliation, trademark infringement, tortious interference and unjust enrichment.
A Chicago federal judge has deactivated a nationwide class action against Logitech concerning its home video security systems.
Appeals panel: Lawyer who defended Wheatland Bank officers can't force bank's insurer to pay $113K in fees
A state appeals court has again turned aside an attempt by an attorney who represented two top officers at a failed bank to stick the bank's insurance company with a six-figure legal services bill, saying a trial judge was correct to side with the insurer, who argued the stiffed lawyer should have been suing the bank officers he represented.
Judge: Iowa couple's suit vs Apple Vacations over Mexico airport shuttle crash doesn't belong in IL court
A Chicago federal judge has tossed an Iowa couple’s lawsuit against Apple Vacations and related travel agencies over injuries they suffered in a car crash while on vacation in Mexico, saying the case has no business being in a courtroom in Chicago.
Century National Insurance Company alleges it has no liability in lawsuit over fatal allergic reaction
An insurance company is suing GT Transport Inc., Grainco FS Inc. and Grace Shaw, special administrator of the estate of Anthony Lincoln, alleging it has no liability in lawsuit involving a fatal allergic reaction.
A Cook County jury has ordered a Bartlett nursing home to pay more than $4.1 million to the family of an 89-year-old woman who died four years after she suffered a stroke while in the home’s care, allegedly because staff at the nursing home did not give her a prescription blood thinner.
A Chicago appeals panel has affirmed a lower court ruling that blocked a request by nationwide transportation company Megabus, and other defendants in a traffic crash injury suit, to shift the case from Cook County to rural Indiana, where the crash occurred, because of convenience.