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Judge OKs Bandas' request barring Illinois law practice, orders end to Edelson's suit over class action objections

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 18, 2019

Two days after a Texas lawyer offered “unconditional surrender” in a long-running court fight over accusations he and his associates acted as “professional” class action objectors to secure six-figure payoffs, a federal judge has accepted the lawyer’s offer, ordering the case closed.

Bandas offers 'unconditional surrender' in fight with Edelson over 'professional' class action objections

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 15, 2019

In the wake of a judge’s order allowing a prominent Chicago class action law firm to dig deeper into the practices Texas-based Bandas Law Firm P.C., which stands accused of acting as “professional” class action settlement objectors, Bandas has offered what it calls “unconditional surrender” in the years-long multi-jurisdictional court fight.

Judge lets malpractice suit vs LeClair Ryan continue, says could be on hook for client's $9M settlement

By Dan Churney | Feb 21, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has refused to toss a legal malpractice suit lodged by the owner of a suburban electronics company against a Virginia law firm, saying the company has plausibly claimed the lawyers’ alleged missteps caused the company to pay out a $9 million settlement.

The Cummins Law Firm P.C., others accused of fraud

By Louie Torres | Feb 8, 2018

A man is suing Robert P. Cummins; the Cummins Law Firm P.C.; Hall Adams; the Law Offices of Hall Adams LLC; David L. Herzer; and Norman, Hanson & DeTroy LLC for fraud and unjust enrichment.

Canadian Pacific takes Quebec train disaster cases from Cook County to federal court

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 2, 2015

Families of victims of a fiery oil-fueled train derailment and explosion that claimed 47 lives in a town on the eastern edge of Canada’s Quebec Province will need to press their wrongful death claims in federal court, after lawyers for Canadian Pacific Railway and other corporate defendants asked to transfer cases from local to federal jurisdiction.

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