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Illinois Atty Gen sues companies building Loop skyscraper over alleged pollution pumped into Chicago River

By Scott Holland | Nov 12, 2018

The Illinois Attorney General is suing four companies accused of contributing to the discharge of polluted water into the Chicago River at a skyscraper construction site in the Loop.

Passenger alleges Blue Line Train departed while arm was stuck in door, caused fall

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

A woman is seeking damages from the Chicago Transit Authority over allegations she was caused to fall when a train began to leave the station while her arm was trapped in the door.

Former patient alleges she was sexually assaulted at Chicago Lakeshore Hospital

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

A former patient is suing Chicago Lakeshore Hospital over allegations she was sexually assaulted at the medical facility.

Appeals court: No new trial for man who sued Hyatt, others, over trip-and-fall at trade show

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 12, 2018

A state appeals panel says a man won't get a new trial in his lawsuit against the Hyatt Regency hotel in Chicago, saying a Cook County jury was not wrong in finding him 100 percent responsible for the injuries he says he suffered when he tripped and fell over a missing floor tile covered by carpet.

Gym member alleges he was sexually assaulted by another gym member at XSport Fitness

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

A Cook County man alleges he was sexually assaulted while showering at a Chicago gym.

Palos Community Hospital, others alleged to have failed to properly treat woman's neurological condition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

A wrongful death suit has been filed against several physicians and medical facilities over allegations they failed to properly treat a woman's neurological condition.

Community First Healthcare of Illinois alleged to have failed to prevent development of pressure sores

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

A Chicago facility is alleged to have failed to prevent a former patient from developing pressure sores.

Discrimination lawsuit expanded vs Pritzker campaign, accuses Lt. Gov-elect Stratton of defamation

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 10, 2018

On the same day Illinois voters by wide margins selected Democrat JB Pritzker to be the state’s next governor, and his running mate, Democratic State Rep. Juliana Stratton, to serve as lieutenant governor, a group of Pritzker campaign workers added Pritzker and Stratton as individual defendants in a discrimination lawsuit the workers brought in the closing days of the gubernatorial campaign, particularly targeting Stratton for allegedly defaming the campaign workers behind the suit as “extortionists.”

Judges: Dermatologist failed to prove Mayo Clinic's 'fair' rating to prospective employer caused harm

By Cook County Record | Nov 10, 2018

A federal appeals panel has terminated a doctor's lawsuit against the Mayo Clinic, saying her former employer's decision to rate the doctor's performance as "fair" was an unfair breach of a contract clause forbidding the hospital system from saying anything negative about her to prospective future employers.

Woman alleges AMB Industry Groups valet driver struck her while she walking out of facility

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2018

A woman alleges a valet driver struck her while she was leaving a medical facility in Chicago.

Administrator files wrongful death suit against Meadowbrook Nursing & Rehab of Bolingbrook

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 9, 2018

A Bolingbrook nursing home is alleged to have failed to properly treat a former resident's pressure ulcers.

Former EJ&E Railway trackman alleges exposure to substances on job caused cancer

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 9, 2018

A Lynwood man formerly employed as a railroad trackman alleges exposure to toxic substances during his employment caused him to develop cancer.

Kerouacs Cafe shareholders allege they did not receive payments per agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2018

Two shareholders in a Chicago restaurant allege they did not receive their incentive payments as outlined in a contract.

Widow alleges husband died after falls while at Presence St. Mary's Hospital

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2018

A widow alleges the nursing and technical staff at a hospital failed to prevent her husband from falling while in their care.

IL regulators fine title agency PNTN $14M for letting lawyers not registered as agents sell title insurance

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 9, 2018

An organization which provides services to and promotes the role of attorneys in the title transfer process in real estate transactions has come under the scrutiny of state regulators, which has ordered $14 million in fines for allegedly allowing attorneys who are not registered as title insurance agents to score commissions from the sale of title insurance policies.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Receives First Tier National Ranking by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for 2019 “Best Law Firms”

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm has again been recognized for excellence and ranked as a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in the categories of Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News — Best Lawyers®. More than 70 percent of Jackson Lewis’ firm locations also received a Tier 1 Metropolitan designation in various labor and employment categories.

EPSTEIN BECKER & GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Is Recognized in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that its Health Care and Life Sciences; Employment, Labor & Workforce Management; and Litigation & Business Disputes practices have been ranked in Tier 1 in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2019 “Best Law Firms” survey.

SMITH AMUNDSEN LLC: U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2019

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

SmithAmundsen has been ranked on the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm was ranked in the following categories.

MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY: McDermott Named Law Firm of the Year in Health Care Law by U.S. News & Best Lawyers

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

McDermott Will & Emery has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Health Care Law on the 2019 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list – the second time in three years the Firm has been named the industry leader.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley Receives 29 National Tier 1 Practice Rankings in 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

Foley & Lardner is pleased to announce that it received 29 national Tier 1 rankings and 131 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms."

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