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A federal judge has again rejected pharmaceutical maker Pfizer’s request to end a potential consumer fraud class action over the labeling of its Robitussin Maximum Strength cough and cold medicine.
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A group of unions is suing BNSF Railway, alleging its practices for requiring medical documentation violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Judge: Deal requiring 14 percent cut for Lake Geneva home architects same as exact price; Arbitration OK
A federal court in Chicago has upheld a ruling that a dispute between a Lake Geneva, Wis., man and a group of architects over compensation for a home construction project is subject to arbitration, as the judge said the contract's provision granting the architects a percentage cut of the total project price was the same as specifying an exact amount of money due.
A federal judge has cut short a personal injury lawsuit brought by a woman who claims she tripped and fell on a paver on a terrace at Chicago's Omni Hotel.
Judge: Gym didn't 'fail to warn' of charges to credit card, if charges were unintentional from start
A federal judge has cut up much of a man's lawsuit against a fitness club, saying he can't sue the club over unintentional erroneous charges the club later refunded.
Judge: Menard's, retailers not expected to always keep parking lot in 'perfect condition' to avoid trip-and-falls
Home improvement retail chain Menard's cannot be held liable for an injury allegedly suffered by a woman who tripped over a crack in the parking lot of one of its northwest suburban stores, a federal judge has ruled, saying the retailer cannot be expected to keep its parking lot in "perfect condition at every moment."
A family suing Cook County, alleging they were attacked shot in their home by a county correctional officer, who ultimately committed suicide, has asked a federal judge to appoint someone to represent the deceased correctional officer's estate, so they can wrap up their legal claims.