A man is suing EPMG of Illinois LLC; VHS West Suburban Medical Center Inc.; Diversified Emergency Services LLC; and five members of staff, alleging an untreated medical condition led to his relative's death.
A federal judge has cancelled a Delaware insurance marketer's attempt to dismiss a class-action complaint based on unwanted phone calls, saying, while federal law may allow robocalls relaying messages related to health care, that protection doesn't extend to selling health insurance products.
A former United Airlines flight attendant will get another chance to press her class action lawsuit against her former employer, alleging the airline terminated her and other employees for missing work due to diabetes, claiming the condition is a disability and not merely a common illness.
A state appeals court has sided with a Cook County judge who said a pension board was wrong to revoke disability pension payments to an Oak Lawn firefighter who had taken a job at a Texas fire department despite doctors’ assertions he had been permanently disabled in an accident more than a decade ago.
Saying the basis for the suit has been amputated by Illinois’ highest court, NorthShore University Health System is asking a Cook County judge to dismiss a class-action suit, which demanded hospitals be made to pay back Illinois property taxpayers who have allegedly overpaid because, the plaintiffs allege, the state’s hospitals have wrongly enjoyed tax-exempt status.
Already facing a litany of potential litigation threats, retailers in Cook County could soon need to take steps to minimize a new threat, popping up thanks to what they call Cook County’s poorly written and potentially unlawful “soda tax.”
A woman is suing Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Presence Resurrection Medical Center, Presence Health Partners Services and Marian J. Kowalczyk M.D., alleging negligence for failing to treat her husband's heart condition.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a Wisconsin state law allowing the state to combine adjacent parcels owned by the same party for regulatory purposes could mean major changes for property owners in Illinois, as well.
The owners of the Intercontinental Hotel Group, which includes the Intercontinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Kimpton Hotels brands, among others, have become the latest major Illinois employer to come under the sights of plaintiff employees who claim the business has wrongly collected and used employees’ fingerprints and other “biometric” data, in violation of a state privacy law.
An insurance company wants a court to declare it free of obligation to defend a lawyer who stands accused of malpractice by an international real estate development group hit in 2015 with an $18 million jury award to an investor who claimed the group bilked him of millions in a deal with corrupt Illinois campaign financier Tony Rezko.
The administrator for the estate of a woman who died after being struck by vehicle is suing motorists Carlos A. Castro-Caldera and Luis A. Hernandez Lopez for negligence and allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.