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Appeals panel remands suit over city's landmark designations for second time

Two Chicago landowners have received clearance from an appellate court to proceed with their case challenging the city of Chicago’s decision to landmark their North Side neighborhoods while excluding others nearby.

7th Circuit hears arguments over $180M grain bin injury case; ConAgra says evidence doesn’t warrant largest punitive damages award in Ill. history

Landau

7th Circuit hears arguments in case that invalidated conceal carry ban

Posner

Appeals panel remands suit over Four Loko alcohol drink on forum issue

The makers of a caffeinated alcoholic beverage will get another chance to move proceedings from Chicago to Virginia as courts consider a lawsuit brought against the businesses by the parents of a 15-year-old Virginia boy who died after drinking the beverage.

Appellate Court: trucking companies must pay state taxes on "pass-through miles"

Reyes

Appeals panel upholds forum ruling in wrongful death suit over terrorist bombing of Jordan hotel

Howse

Judge grants Duffy's request for extension to respond to amended counterclaim in Prenda Law's defamation suit

Duffy

First District affirms dismissal of construction company's suit against settling party in car crash case

Delort

I-LAW stops in Chicago for its annual "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week"

A legal watchdog group stopped in Chicago today as part of a statewide tour to promote its annual “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week.”

Skokie inn sues city of Chicago over weed control ordinances; seeks class action status and refund

Usharovich

Suit over crash between Metra and Amtrak trains removed to federal court

Meyer

Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission seeks public comments on proposed forms

A commission created by the Illinois Supreme Court is seeking public comments on forms intended to help make the court process easier for litigants in civil cases.

7th Circuit upholds $25 million jury award to man wrongfully convicted of 1993 murder

Hamilton

Chicago attorney reprimanded over conduct during basketball game

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (IARDC) reprimanded a Chicago lawyer this week for pushing and kicking a teen during a pick-up basketball game.

Three former employees sue Rockford Career College for age discrimination

Balogh

Appellate court affirms nearly $2M award to bicyclist who sued city for negligence

An appeals panel this month upheld nearly $2 million in damages the City of Chicago was ordered to pay a man who broke his left shoulder in a bicycling accident.

Dying prisoner files federal lawsuit seeking release

Hirshman

Insurance company seeks declaratory judgment over duty to defend homeowners association

Rittenhouse

Whole Foods faces lawsuit from customer who claims she was robbed

A woman is suing over claims she was assaulted, battered and robbed.

Man sues city after allegedly being attacked by security guards

A man is suing over claims he was grabbed by security guards without cause while at a train station.