News from September 2013

Police officer sues park district over slip and fall incident

By Rhys Saunders | Sep 6, 2013

A Chicago police officer is suing the park district for more than $3 million after a slip and fall incident at Ping Tom Park.

Split panel of ARDC Review Board recommends suspension for lawyer with drug conviction

By Rhys Saunders | Sep 9, 2013

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has recommended a four-year suspension for an attorney convicted of conspiracy with the intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana.

Insurance company claims it doesn't have duty to defend police officers

By Rhys Saunders | Sep 11, 2013

An insurance company has asked a federal court to decide whether it has to pay for the defense of former police officers being sued by five men wrongfully convicted of the  rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.

Supreme Court issues two gun-related rulings

By Bethany Krajelis | Sep 12, 2013

The Illinois Supreme Court today handed down a pair of gun-related opinions.

First District reverses lower court in suit over sales tax on TV converter box

By Jonathan Bilyk | Sep 13, 2013

A man who was charged the full sales tax when he used a federal voucher to purchase a digital television converter box at a Sears store has been cleared to resume his legal action alleging fraud against the retailer.

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