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United Airlines, others accused of defamation and wrongful termination by officer who forcefully removed passenger

A former Chicago Aviation Police officer is suing United Airlines and the city of Chicago's Department of Aviation for alleged defamation and wrongful termination.

City of Chicago accused of wrongfully denying business license after changing zoning on salon

A salon owner is suing the city of Chicago for alleged breach of duty.

Jewel Osco, others allegedly failed to prevent patron from falling

A woman is suing Jewel-Osco, New Albertson's Inc. and Oakwood Contractors Inc. for alleged negligence.

Alden-Wentworth sued for patient's death, dehydration

A woman is suing Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc. for wrongful death and alleged negligence.

Appeals court: College of DuPage wrong to fire scandal-plagued president without chance to contest accusations

Former College of DuPage President Robert L. Breuder can proceed with his wrongful termination and defamation complaint, after a federal appeals court said potentially questionable language within his contract – including a provision requiring a supermajority among the college’s trustees to fire him - did not mean the college’s board was justified in firing him without giving him a hearing to dispute accusations of mismanagement leveled against him.

Harvey: Canary in the collapsing Illinois coal mine

From
Madison County Record

Your job, your pension, or your home. This is the choice left to several families in Harvey, Illinois. They can’t have all three and some don’t even have the choice of one.

Whitney Young High School pulls plug on 'troubling' sex ed programs after lawsuit filed by parents

Parents of students at Chicago’s Whitney Young High School are claiming to have “schooled” Chicago Public Schools officials, after the high school postponed a sex education program the parents described as “deeply troubling” and which the parents alleged in a court filing was “illegal, contrary to Chicago Public School policy, and otherwise reflecting poor judgment against the best interests of Whitney Young students.”

Providence Marionjoy Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to prevent diabetic coma

A woman is suing Providence Marionjoy Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center for alleged breach of duty and medical negligence.

Ambassador Nursing and Rehabilitation Center allegedly failed to prevent knee wound from getting infected

A woman is suing Ambassador Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for alleged negligence.

Patient claims she was injured while using treadmill at Midwest Orhopaedics at Rush

A woman is suing a health care provider for allegedly failing to provide her with a safe treadmill.

Property Adventures Corp., Lakeshore Plumbing Inc. allegedly failed to prevent injury at construction site

A worker is suing two companies, citing alleged negligence.

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center allegedly injured woman's iliac artery during procedure

A patient is suing several doctors and medical facilities, citing alleged breach of duty.

Development tax incentives, grants could be taxed, but shouldn't dissuade Amazon HQ2 bids, attorney says

Businesses who take advantage of government financial incentives to expand or build new facilities could face new tax liability under important IRS document issued 10 years ago, but just now coming into its own. However, that should not have much of an impact on the push by Chicago and other U.S. cities and states to land Amazon's HQ2, according to a leading tax expert, attorney and former director of South Carolina's Revenue Department.

Contract: Edelson to get 20 percent of Cook Co's take from suit vs Facebook; Facebook requests pause

Facebook has asked a Chicago federal judge to place on hold a lawsuit brought by Cook County and its trial lawyers, who stand to claim 20 percent of whatever the county may receive from the legal action over accusations the social media company improperly allowed data firm Cambridge Analytica to harvest information on about 50 million Facebook users to aid the 2016 election campaign of President Donald Trump.

Lawyer brothers McNabola head to court in dispute over $1.9M in fees, expenses

Brothers who are former partners and trial lawyers in a plaintiffs' law firm now also are opponents in court amid a dispute over more than $1.92 million in legal fees and unpaid expenses.

Judge turns aside parents' attempts to sue those trying to take custody of kids after daughter's death

A federal judge has ruled against a couple who filed a lawsuit against healthcare professionals and state officials who attempted to take their surviving children from them following the death of their daughter.

Levin & Perconti LLC accused of breach of duty in family feud involving wrongful death settlement

Two siblings are suing their sister, Beatrice Johns, and Levin & Perconti LLC for alleged breach of duty.

Warren Barr Gold Coast, others allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling multiple times

A woman is suing several health care providers, citing alleged breach of duty and medical negligence.

West Town Bikes NFP, others allegedly failed to prevent bike accident

A woman is suing bike club organizers and trainers, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

CTA accused of negligence after man allegedly fell from Red Line train to tracks

A man is suing the Chicago Transit Authority for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.