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Community High School District 218 employee accused of recording girl in locker room

CHICAGO — A Community High School District 218 student is suing for alleged sexual abuse, intentional infliction of emotional distress and liability.

Appeals court: Jimmy John's asst mgrs lawsuit vs corporate parent doesn't bar lawsuits vs franchisees

A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled a group of assistant managers suing Jimmy John’s over their treatment can proceed with lawsuits against both the parent company and its franchisees, even though a federal district judge had said they had to wait to sue the franchisees until they progressed further in their class action against the sub sandwich chain.

U.S. district judges rules in favor of disabled teacher who sued Chicago Board of Education

A Chicago federal judge has sided with a teacher who sued the Chicago Board of Education, claiming she was fired from her job as an elementary school teacher because of a disability.

Judge: EEOC has turned over enough documents to Dollar General in hiring bias suit

A Chicago federal magistrate judge has largely rejected Dollar General's effort to squeeze more information from federal regulators in their efforts to defend against a discrimination suit against the discount retail chain, which alleges the company's job applicant screenings are geared to keep out blacks.

SEIU Local 73 members ask judge to order national union to order local elections, restore local control

Members of an influential local union are asking a federal judge to restore local control a year after the national union appointed a trustee to bring order amid a messy leadership spat.

Erika's Home Spa allegedly allowed unlicensed employees to perform procedure, harmed client's face

A woman is suing Erika's Home Spa for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

After appeal, Hyatt awarded $8.3 million in franchise agreement dispute

A Chicago federal appeals panel has ruled hotel chain Hyatt is due $8.3 million in a dispute over a franchise agreement gone bad.

Northwestern Medical Group, others allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

A woman is suing Northwestern Medical Group, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Lurie Children's Medical Group LLC and Northwestern Pediatric Faculty Foundation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Symphony Crestwood LLC, others allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling, developing pressure sores

A woman is suing Symphony Crestwood LLC, Symphony Financial Services LLC and Symphony Post Acute Network for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Kindred Hospital Chicago Central allegedly failed to prevent pressure sores and dehydration

A woman is suing Kindred Hospital Chicago Central for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

The University of Chicago Medical Center, others allegedly failed to properly treat viral infection

A mother is suing Dr. Wichest Boonyapredee, Dr. Ishmael Ibassi, the University of Chicago Medical Center and Community Hospital of Munster for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent her child's injuries.

Aperion Care International allegedly failed to prevent woman from developing pressure ulcers

A man is suing Aperion Care International for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Manorcare Health Services - Palos Heights West allegedly failed to prevent woman from falling

A man is suing Manorcare Health Services - Palos Heights West for alleged negligence.

Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., others allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

An estate administrator is suing Countryside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, Care Centers Health Systems LLC, Extended Care Consulting LLC, four nurses, Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Ltd., and Glen Health and Home Management Inc. for alleged negligence.

Kindred Chicago Lakeshore allegedly failed to prevent patient from developing pressure sores

A man is suing Kindred Chicago Lakeshore for alleged negligence.

Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center, nurse allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

An estate administrator is suing Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center and a nurse for alleged negligence.

Hoekstra Chiropractic LLC, doctor allegedly failed to properly perform back procedure

A man is suing Dr. Jeffrey Hoekstra and Hoekstra Chiropractic LLC for alleged negligence.

Attorney says Second Circuit decision in Illinois biometric data case provides roadmap to deal with future cases

A Chicago-area attorney is advising employers that they should take more steps to make sure they are protected from lawsuits alleging the improper storage of fingerprints and other so-called biometric identifying information gathered from employees. And, he said, the attorneys representing them can look to a recent decision from a New York federal appeals court for guidance on one successful avenue of defense.

Lawsuit: Cook County assessments racially discriminate, make Hispanic, black homeowners pay higher taxes

Two organizations whose mission is to help homeowners in two predominantly minority and economically struggling Chicago neighborhoods have filed suit against the office of Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios, asserting the office’s assessment practices have discriminated against Hispanic and black homeowners by under-assessing properties in wealthier and whiter neighborhoods and communities, pushing a greater tax burden on those with less means to legally protect themselves.

Nursing moms OK to sue Blue Cross for lactation services coverage, but not discrimination, judge says

Nursing mothers who said Blue Cross illegally denied coverage of lactation services suffered setbacks in their class action complaint against the insurer, including the removal of their claims for sex discrimination under federal law.