A transgender former student who sued over access to Palatine High School’s girls’ locker room saw an appeal dismissed last week when an appellate panel said she could not continue to press for an injunction forcing the school district to grant access, when she had already graduated.
News from December 2018
The city of Chicago is facing a class action complaint over the city’s longstanding practice of issuing duplicative vehicle tickets. The lawsuit was filed by the same attorneys who earlier this year settled for $11 million in fees for a class action over red light camera fines.
A consumer alleges an online vaping and e-cigarette store had lax cybersecurity policies and failed to take basic security precautions, leading to a data breach that allegedly compromised customer information.
A woman alleges she suffered a brain injury as a result of medical center and other medical staff's failure to timely examine her.
A woman alleges Estrace cream prescribed to her caused her to develop cancer.
Mayer Brown announced it has appointed Britt Miller as the partner-in-charge of its Chicago office and Matthew Ingber as the partner-in-charge of its New York office.
Dykema Gossett, PLLC issued the following announcement on Nov. 19.
Cook County courts earn 'dishonorable mention' on 'Judicial Hellholes' list; Madison, St. Clair counties rank 8th
Cook County has avoided a spot on the list of America’s worst “judicial hellholes” this year. However, the county’s civil courts still received a “dishonorable mention” in an annual report calling attention to some of the country’s most litigious local court systems.
Judge: Ex-O'Hare cops can keep suing city over aviation police disbanding following United passenger dragging
A federal judge has let the state off the hook in a class action complaint airport police officers filed after a high-profile incident with a passenger, but the city of Chicago wasn’t able to earn a full dismissal.
Woman alleges Loyola UMC, doctor didn't take red hair into consideration when administering anesthesia
CHICAGO – A Cook County woman alleges she was not given a proper amount of anesthesia during a procedure to remove skin cancer at Loyola University Medical Center.
The mother of a Cook County woman has filed a wrongful death suit against the operators of a dialysis center.
Burger joint Five Guys is embroiled in a legal battle with an architectural firm over whether the restaurant had the right to reuse the firm’s copyrighted designs for locations outside of its contract.
Bandas: Edelson used 'dirty tricks' to lay ground for racketeering suit over class action objections
Seeking to defend himself against accusations he and his associates have behaved as extortionists by allegedly using objections to class action settlements to wring six-figure payments from others seeking to close deals, attorney Christopher Bandas fired back, saying the lawyers pressing the action against him and his associates are the rogue agents, engaging in “dirty tricks to intimidate and ward off” all who “stand in the… way” of their million dollar paydays.
Tressler LLP is happy to welcome Dibora Berhanu as a new associate in Tressler’s Chicago office.
HUGHES & SOCOL: HSPRD Partner Deane B. Brown was part of the recent presentation of a magnificent portrait of Abraham Lincoln to the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP has named its leadership for 2018-19 with the election of its Management Committee and officers.
The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld an appellate court’s ruling that Gov. Bruce Rauner’s decision to fire an Illinois Prisoner Review Board member, for alleged discrepancies in financial documents, can’t be undone by the courts.
IL appellate decision vs attorneys in class action 'pro objectors' case 'so damaging,' attorney says
An attorney whose practice focuses on helping defend complex class action lawsuits said the rise of class action objectors milking the litigation system for quick payoffs has become a thorn in the side of businesses and attorneys attempting to settle lawsuits.
HeplerBroom issued the following announcement on Dec. 4.Joseph T.