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In the wake of a report indicating the federal government is looking into allegations a number of U.S. television broadcasters have colluded to inflate advertising rates, a Pennsylvania car dealer has filed suit in Chicago federal court accusing several broadcasters of just that.
Chicago lawyer Jay Edelson, known for pursuing digital privacy and technology class actions, is alleging the Johnson & Bell law firm is trying to throttle his right to speak publicly about a case involving both parties as adversaries, with a groundless SLAPP defamation lawsuit against his firm in Cook County court.
One day after it announced a data breach potentially affecting 143 million Americans, Equifax has found itself on the other end of a federal class action complaint in Chicago.
Judge tosses bulk of former CFO's defamation suit vs Walgreens; Miquelon seeks to add new allegations arising from recent investor documents
A Cook County judge has refused to allow Wade D. Miquelon, former chief financial officer at Walgreens, to proceed with much of his defamation and breach of contract lawsuit against his former employer, in which he alleged Walgreens executives lied to investors and the press about why he had departed the company in 2014. Now, Miquelon has asked the judge for permission to amend his complaint again.
WSJ editorial knocks Quinn’s ‘stocking stuffers’ to ITLA; Outgoing governor signs two controversial, legal-related bills into law
QuinnLabeling him “America’s worst governor,” the Wall Street Journal notes in a Dec. 22 editorial that Pat Quinn in his final days as chief executive enacted two laws that are “stocking stuffers” for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.Quinn on Friday signed into law legislation, Senate Bill 3075, that will reduce the number of jurors hearing civil cases from 12 to six and increase juror pay to
The former chief financial officer of Walgreen Co. is suing his former employer for defamation, claiming executives and leading shareholders in America’s largest pharmacy chain have ruined his professional future by lying to investors and the press about why he departed the company in August.