News from August 2013

First District upholds nearly $10 million jury award against construction company

By Jonathan Bilyk | Aug 29, 2013

The First District Appellate Court has upheld a jury’s decision ordering a construction company to pay nearly $10 million to a family after a 74-year-old man died and his then 51-year-old son was severely injured on a construction site at a suburban high school.

ARDC hearing board recommends disbarment for Oak Brook attorney

By Andrew Thomason | Aug 29, 2013

A hearing board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has recommended an Oak Brook attorney be disbarred for misappropriating more than $2 million from a client.

Supreme Court slated to hear arguments in 17 cases in Chicago

By Bethany Krajelis | Aug 29, 2013

The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments in more than a dozen cases later this month, when the justices will convene in Chicago for their September term.

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