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Melrose Park sues new owners of Westlake Hospital, accuses of fraud in attempt to close hospital

By Jonathan Bilyk | Mar 8, 2019

The village of Melrose Park is suing the new owners of Westlake Hospital, accusing the owners of committing fraud by attempting to close the hospital only months after the village claims the owners promised the village and Illinois state regulators the hospital would remain open.

Cook suburbs join together to sue opioid makers; doctors added as defendants to keep case out of federal court

By Scott Holland | May 23, 2018

Ten Cook County suburbs have sued opioid makers in connection with what they allege is widespread drug abuse and overdoses from so-called opioid prescription painkillers. And in a bid to ensure their lawsuit doesn’t get shipped off to a Cleveland federal court to be consolidated with the bulk of the opioid litigation pending in U.S. courts, the plaintiffs have also tacked on as defendants three doctors they accused of operating a “pill mill.”

Melrose Park didn't violate fired firefighter's due process rights in termination over residency rules

By Robert Davis | Mar 23, 2018

The village of Melrose Park was within its rights to fire a firefighter for failing to abide by its residency requirements, a federal appeals court has ruled, dismissing an attempt by the firefighter to claim his termination violated his due process rights.

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