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Karamanis Law Group LLC, others accused of breach of contract

A law firm is suing Karamanis Law Group LLC, Rosie Chavez and Elva Chavez for alleged breach of contract.

NorthShore University HealthSystem allegedly collected worker fingerprints without consent

A worker has filed a class action lawsuit against NorthShore University HealthSystem for allegedly violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.

The Chimney Sweeps Company allegedly failed to properly perform work

An insurance company is suing The Chimney Sweeps Company for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Continental Nursing & Rehab Center allegedly failed to provide proper care

A woman is suing Continental Nursing & Rehab Center, Wentworth Rehab & Health Care Center and Alden - Wentworth Rehabilitation and Alden Wentworth Rehab & Health Care Center for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

The Thatch Pub Inc. allegedly failed to prevent intoxicated person from falling into another patron

An individual is suing The Thatch Pub Inc. for alleged negligence.

Class action suit accuses Rauner's campaign of unlawful robocalls soliciting votes

An Illinois man has brought a class action lawsuit against Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's reelection campaign committee, alleging the committee violated federal telephone consumer protection law by making “pernicious” and unsolicited robocalls to state residents' cellular phones, urging them to vote for Rauner.

Chicago says Robbins, Dolton diverted water funds, owe millions in unpaid Lake Michigan water bills

Chicago is suing the villages of Robbins and Dolton, saying the suburban communities owe a combined $23 million in unpaid bills for water from Lake Michigan.

Judge: Chicago city rules banning posters on lampposts too vague, unconstitutional

A Chicago federal judge has thrown out a citation the city of Chicago slapped on a nonprofit publishing company for sticking a poster on a city light pole, saying a city ordinance forbidding commercial postings on lamp posts doesn’t pass constitutional muster because it leaves too open to interpretation which kinds of posters or speech could be allowed.

Judge: Class action can continue vs Wells Fargo, Fifth Third, Ironwood, others, over recorded calls

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a class action alleging telemarketers illegally recorded phone conversations among its banking clients’ business customers.

Judge orders IL state agencies to move quicker on applications for long-term Medicaid benefits

The Illinois Department of Human Services has 90 days from when basic Medicaid recipients apply to determine if they are eligible for long-term Medicaid, or they will be automatically eligible for the long-term benefits, a federal judge has ruled, brushing aside concerns from state officials the time limit will encourage applicants who may otherwise be ineligible to game the sytem.

Judge: State can't let Chicago Park District make workers pay more toward retirement, boost retirement age

Citing the Illinois state constitution, another judge has struck down an attempt by a local government to rein in its pension costs and potentially hold down future tax increases, this time declaring unconstitutional a law allowing the Chicago Park District to require its workers to contribute more to their future retirement benefits.

American Quest Staffing Solutions Inc. accused of improperly charging employees for transportation

Two employees have filed a class action lawsuit against American Quest Staffing Solutions Inc. for allegedly violating the Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act (IDTLSA).

Fired Cook sheriff's deputy accuses Dart, Merit Board of illegal termination

A Cook County Sheriff's deputy is suing Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and others associated with the county sheriff's office for alleged violations of due process rights, racial discrimination and retaliation.

The Villa at Evergreen Park, others allegedly failed to prevent woman from developing pressure ulcers

A woman is suing the Villa at Evergreen Park and ManorCare of Oak Lawn West for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Amtrak allegedly failed to provide safe work environment

A woman is suing Amtrak for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, others allegedly failed to properly perform circumcision

A mother is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, Northwestern Medicine and Dr. Marc Feldstein for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

El Hefe Chicago allegedly failed to provide adequate security

Two people are suing Riot Hospitality Group LLC, which does business as El Hefe Chicago, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Yellow Cab bankruptcy trustee alleges company officials tried to foil suit judgment; officials vehemently deny

The attorney for the Chicago taxi company that succeeded Yellow Cab is accusing a federal bankruptcy trustee of falsely claiming company officials set up the company as a “sham vehicle to suck cash” from Yellow Cab and so keep the money from the plaintiff in a potentially expensive lawsuit against Yellow Cab.

Lawsuit: Chicago condo owner privacy ordinance unconstitutional, violates condo owner voting rights

A Chicago lawyer has asked a Cook County judge to void a new Chicago city ordinance restricting the ability of condominium owners the opportunity to learn who is voting in their condo association elections, and what the actual results of the voting may be, beyond that which is shared by the condo boards.

BNSF Railway said worker was too obese for job in railyard; Judge lets ADA discrimination suit continue

A federal judge has said a man who had been denied employment by a railroad because he was too obese can continue his lawsuit accusing the railroad company of disability discrimination.