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Federal judge dismisses TCPA case says Transworld Systems 'clicker agent' invalidated robocall claims

A Chicago federal judge has ruled that telemarketing calls filtered through a human-initiated and controlled dialing system does not amount to an illegal robocall under federal law, keeping in line with decisions in other states.

Portfolio Recovery Associates accused of misrepresentation in debt collection

An Illinois woman is suing Blitt and Gaines P.C. and Portfolio Recovery Associates L.L.C. for alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Woman with Crohn's disease sues Starbucks for alleged discrimination, wrongful firing

A former Chicago-area district manager is suing Starbucks, alleging disability discrimination, violation of Workers' Compensation acts and wrongful termination.

Woman alleges injuries from fall at Starbucks location in The Fashion Outlet, Rosemont

A woman is suing Starbucks; an unknown employee; ABM Industries Incorporated; ABM Industry Groups LLC and related corporate entities; and Macerich Property Management Company, alleging liability and negligence.

Judge awards $4.8 million to attorneys who settled defective washing machine lawsuit vs Sears

A federal judge has signed off on a plan to award more than $4.8 million to attorneys who led a decade-long legal action against Sears and Whirlpool over allegedly defective washing machines the retailer sold.