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Judge tosses suit that alleged Chicago schools, bus companies bilked Medicaid for millions

By Dan Churney | Dec 6, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has kicked to the curb a suit by a former busing contracts manager for Chicago Public Schools, who alleged bus companies and school officials defrauded Medicaid in connection with transportation of special needs students.

Appeals panel: Law firm can't use medical practice's tax accounting practices to escape malpractice suit

By DM Herra | Mar 1, 2018

An anesthesiology practice will have a second chance to argue that its law firm cost it profits by not including restrictive clauses in employment contracts, leaving two anesthesiologists free to form a competing practice and take a profitable client with them, after a state appeals panel said their lawsuit should not be precluded over tax accounting decisions.

Judge OKs arbitration for fight vs Lyft by drivers fired after reporting other drivers' harassment

By Scott Holland | Feb 26, 2018

A federal judge has dispatched to arbitration a lawsuit brought against ride-hailing service Lyft by a group of former drivers who claim other drivers harassed and intimidated them, leading to retaliation and termination from Lyft when they filed police reports.

Northwestern Medical Group, doctors accused of wrongful termination

By Louie Torres | Oct 20, 2017

A doctor is suing Northwestern Medical Group, Dr. M. Christine Stock and Dr. David Walega for alleged breach of contract, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Nationwide disability access class action vs Kohls thwarted by differing layouts of retail chain's stores

By Scott Holland | May 4, 2017

A disability rights class action brought against Kohl’s more than two and a half years ago is on the shelf after a federal judge in Chicago denied class certification, saying, because Kohl’s store layouts vary from store to store, plaintiffs would have too difficult of a time proving the retailer had in place a nationwide policy diminishing access to people using wheelchairs.

Husband and wife accuse Advocate Christ Medical Center, others of medical malpractice

By Louie Torres | Nov 21, 2016

A husband and wife are suing Advocate Christ Medical Center and others, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence, leaving the wife with brain damage.

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