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Harris committee reports nearly $1K in contributions during second quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 18, 2018

Committee to Elect Robert Harris Judge reported receiving $650 from April 1 through June 30, according to its second quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Appeals court: IL doesn’t usurp feds’ power by making coal, gas burners subsidize Illinois nuke plants

By Dan Churney | Sep 17, 2018

A federal appellate court has affirmed a Chicago federal judge’s ruling that switched off suits by a group of electricity producers and Chicago-area power consumers, which sought to invalidate a state law requiring coal and gas burning electricity companies buy credits to prop up two failing Exelon nuclear plants, saying the law doesn’t infringe on federal regulatory prerogatives.

Mackoff committee reports nearly $2K in contributions during second quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 17, 2018

Elect Judge Mackoff reported receiving $1,500 from April 1 through June 30, according to its second quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Tinley Park to pay $410K to settle legal storm over handling of low-income housing project plan

By Jonathan Bilyk | Sep 17, 2018

The village of Tinley Park has settled a legal imbroglio over claims the village discriminated against predominantly black low income residents when it stalled approval of a controversial housing project planned for the community’s downtown area – a situation the village blamed in part on its ex-planner, who will get $360,000 under a proposed settlement.

Judge: City Colleges did not disciminate against female professor who made students buy her book

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 16, 2018

A federal judge has granted judgment to The City Colleges of Chicago in a lawsuit brought by a professor who alleged she was fired because of her gender, but who the school says was terminated, in part, for her decision to require students to buy a book she had edited and published.

Consumers accuse National Gas & Electric of intrusive and unwanted calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 16, 2018

Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against National Gas & Electric of Texas citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) , claiming the company made intrusive and unwanted calls.

Patient blames medical group and doctor for failing to diagnose her hypertension

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 16, 2018

A patient is claiming she fell comatose and suffered permanent injuries after Advocate Medical Group and a physician allegedly failed to diagnose and treat her hypertension.

Widow sues nursing home, claiming late husband's injuries were result of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 16, 2018

A widow is suing Windsor Estates Nursing and Rehabilitation alleging negligence in injuries suffered by her husband before his death in 2016.

Bangers & Lace customer claims he was served drink with lye on rim of glass

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 16, 2018

A customer is suing Bangers & Lace Chicago claiming he was served a margarita that allegedly had lye on the rim of the glass, permanently injuring him.

Former resident blames assisted living facility for serious infection that leads to leg amputation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 16, 2018

A former resident is suing Concord Place Retirement Assisted Living Community and other organizations, claiming negligence after his right leg was partially amputated due to an infected skin ulcer.

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN LLP: State Farm Settles Rigged-Judge Auto Parts RICO Fraud Trial for $250 Million

By Press release submission | Sep 16, 2018

Hale, et al. v. State Farm, No. 3:12-cv-00660 (S.D. Illinois) began over 20 years ago with a class action suit by State Farm insureds alleging State Farm wrongly replaced their post-accident vehicle parts with non-OEM in violation of the terms of their insurance policies.

Resident sues Rosewood Care Center after allegedly falling in his room

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 16, 2018

A nursing home resident filed a complaint on Sept. 4 in Cook County Circuit Court against Rosewood Care Center of Inverness for an alleged violation of the Nursing Home Care Act.

Nursing home sued after resident allegedly falls twice

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 16, 2018

A lawsuit has been filed against Alden Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, after a resident allegedly fell twice, suffering serious injuries.

Son blames Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for his mother's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 16, 2018

Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is facing a lawsuit from a man who claims the nursing facility failed to adequately treat his mother's ulcers, which allegedly contributed to her death in 2016.

Seaton committee reports nearly $1K in contributions during second quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 16, 2018

Citizens to Elect Judge Debra A Seaton reported receiving $600 from April 1 through June 30, according to its second quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Studenroth for Judge committee reports nearly $4K in contributions during second quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 15, 2018

Studenroth for Judge reported receiving $4,350 from April 1 through June 30, according to its second quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Woman injured in I-90 crash that killed passenger accuses Walmart of improperly installing tire

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

A motorist is blaming Walmart for a fatal crash that allegedly happened after her vehicle's front tire was changed at Walmart but "deflated and came entirely off the rim," as she drove on Interstate 90, causing two vehicles to slam into her car.

Former employee sues property management firm, alleging discrimination, retaliation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

A former employee is suing Laramar Group, a property management firm, citing alleged racial discrimination, retaliation and unpaid commissions.

Doctor sued for allegedly failing to diagnose patient's cancer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

A patient is accusing Philip Sweeney M.D., and Digestive Disease Associates Ltd. of medical malpractice for allegedly failing to diagnose his rectal cancer in a timely manner and refer him to a colorectal surgeon.

Consumers sue GM Goldman & Associates, claiming intrusive and unwanted calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

A group of consumers have accused insurance agency GM Goldman & Associates Inc., of improperly placing numerous sales calls to people whose numbers were listed on the Do Not Call registry.

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