A class action lawsuit has been lodged against Chicago mayoral candidate Paul Vallas, alleging Vallas’ campaign committee violated consumer protection law by sending automated text messages, which urged recipients to cast votes for Vallas.
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Contract: Edelson to get 20 percent of Cook Co's take from suit vs Facebook; Facebook requests pause
Facebook has asked a Chicago federal judge to place on hold a lawsuit brought by Cook County and its trial lawyers, who stand to claim 20 percent of whatever the county may receive from the legal action over accusations the social media company improperly allowed data firm Cambridge Analytica to harvest information on about 50 million Facebook users to aid the 2016 election campaign of President Donald Trump.
Jury awards $3.5M to woman who claimed loan servicer mishandled mortgage during, after Chapt 13 bankruptcy
A federal jury awarded more than $3.5 million to a Franklin Park woman as a result of her lawsuit against a mortgage loan servicer over the handling of the default on her home.
Lawsuit: Apple intentionally throttled performance of older iPhones to push people to buy new models
Within days of Apple publicly confirming it had intentionally issued operating software designed to slow down older versions of its iPhone, a group of plaintiffs have dialed up a class action lawsuit against the tech maker, alleging Apple did so merely to push consumers to buy their newer phone models.
Debt collector on the hook for $70K in attorney fees for woman who they sued in the wrong county court
A Chicago debt collection law firm that sued consumers based on a former interpretation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) will have to pay attorney fees and costs to a former debtor, a Chicago federal judge has declared.
Class action vs Alarm.com over third-party sales calls OK to proceed; judge says allegations 'quite slim'
A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to continue against Alarm.com over sales calls made by third-party vendors on behalf of the home security company.
A man is suing Loandepot.com LLC for alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.
A Chicago woman is suing a medical supply company in Tennessee, citing an alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.
A woman is suing Central Credit Services LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.
A man is suing Fifth Third Bank N.A. and The Roth Morgan Firm Corp., alleging misrepresentation in debt collection.
A man is suing Waterman Financial Group LLC, which does business both as CFS Mediation and Coastal Financial Services, alleging misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.
A Bellwood man is suing Allied Collection Services Inc., a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.
A woman is suing Enhanced Recovery Company LLC, also known as ERC, and Enhanced Resource Center, a Florida-based collection agency, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.
A consumer is suing Fifth Third Bank, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.
A man is suing Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.
A live human person filed a civil complaint in federal court in Chicago Aug. 22 asking a judge to order a credit reporting bureau to acknowledge he is not, in fact, dead.
$2 million verdict vs debt collector stands after judge says collector took bad risk in ignoring FDIC loan mod deal
A debt collection company will not get a new trial or any reduction in a $2 million verdict it was ordered to pay to a woman who fended off a foreclosure action brought by the collector and who then sued the collector for improperly refusing to abide by a loan modification agreement the woman had negotiated with the FDIC before the collector purchased her debt.