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Appeals panel: Palos developer's heirs waited too long to sue Kovitz, FGMK for helping siblings' alleged scheme
An Illinois appellate court found seven siblings involved in an intense family dispute over their mother’s estate are time barred from suing accountants and attorneys they claim helped to deny them their millions of dollars.
CHICAGO – A federal judge granted a debt collector's motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit that accused it of unlawful debt collection.
An insurance company is suing McNabola Law Group PC, Mark McNabola, Scot Vandenberg and Patricia Vandenberg, asking the court to declare the insurer has no obligation to cover the defendants for a legal action.
Judge tanks ex-MWRD cops' lawsuit over termination because they broadcast private convo on IL State Police frequency
A federal judge has squelched a lawsuit brought by two former Metropolitan Water Reclamation District police officers, who said their rights were violated with the MWRD fired them after the Illinois State Police informed their employer a private conversation between the two officers was broadcast over the state police's secure radio frequency.
Appeals panel: Chance exists Ledcor might be held liable for other firm's worker, so insurer must defend
Noting there is a possibility contractor Ledcor could yet be ordered to pay for injuries suffered on a job site by another company's employee, a state appeals panel has refused to let Pekin Insurance walk away from the case.
Walmart, Charles Komar & Sons out, but Macy's remains in lawsuit filed by woman whose clothes caught fire
Walmart and clothing maker Charles Komar & Sons have been dismissed from a lawsuit filed by an Illinois woman whose clothing allegedly caught fire - but Macy’s remains and faces trial in early 2018.
IL Supreme Court: Legal time limits don't bar wrongful death claims from being tacked on to medmal suits
Nothing in Illinois law would bar successor plaintiffs from adding a wrongful death claim to a pending medical malpractice lawsuit, even if the plaintiff dies more than four years after the first malpractice suit was filed, or apparently outside the statute of repose, Illinois’ highest state court has ruled.
A Chicago appellate court has tossed a Cook County judge's “unreasonable” decision to grant a new trial for a plaintiff in a malpractice suit, saying the trial judge was wrong to declare the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation had failed to furnish home health care records to the plaintiff, as justices said Northwestern didn't hide the records and plaintiff had access to them anyway.
Federal judge says general contractor had enough control of construction site to prevent fatal accident
A federal judge has rejected a call for summary judgment that attempted to dismiss a case involving the death of a construction worker who fell from a second-story balcony that allegedly had been left unsecured.
Appeals court: Taiwanese bike maker must face lawsuit from IL cyclist whose bike broke as she rode it
A state appellate court was not convinced by a Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer’s argument that its ties to Illinois are too weak to make it a defendant in a lawsuit brought by a woman who said she was injured when her bike fell apart as she rode it in a long-distance cycling event.