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Class action accuses Paypal of mishandling charitable donations made through its Giving Fund

Scott Holland Mar. 1, 2017, 5:25pm

A Highland Park charity and a donor are accusing PayPal of illegally withholding and redirecting donations intended to benefit certain charities in a class action complaint filed Feb. 28 in Chicago federal court.

Appeals panel: City of Harvey can't argue its way out of paying police pension fund $7M

Scott Holland Jan. 25, 2017, 11:55am

Perhaps ending a dispute that dates back more than a decade, an Illinois appeals court has ordered the city of Harvey to pay more than $7 million to its police pension fund. 

Lawsuit says Ticket Reserve execs misled investors into paying in for cut of anticipated ticket business

Scott Holland May 24, 2016, 10:55pm

A Texas-based investment group has sued the executives in charge of Ticket Reserve Inc., a Wheeling-based company helping organizers of sporting events and other live performances create online markets for anticipated ticket sales, saying the managers deceived them and other investors into sinking money into the debt-plagued venture, on the mistaken belief the company was on firmer financial footing than it actually was.

Doctors not gellin' with custom orthotics claims from makers of Dr. Scholl's inserts

Dana Herra Jan. 4, 2016, 9:46am

A group of podiatrists is not gelling with advertising claims made by the makers of over-the-counter foot care brand Dr. Scholl’s over just how "custom" is the fit of the brand's retail orthotic inserts. Podiatrist Lowell Scott Weil and Des Plaines-based Weil Foot and Ankle Institute LLC, which employs 17 podiatrists, filed a class action lawsuit Dec. 22 in Chicago federal court against Dr. Scholl’s parent company, Bayer AG, and its subsidiaries.