News from November 2018

CHUHAK & TECSON: Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. welcomes two new associates

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Chuhak and Tecson, P.C. is pleased to welcome two new associates to the firm: Corinne J. Pforr and Jennifer Y. Tolsky.

CHUHAK & TECSON: Ed Josephson recognized as a Distinguished Counsellor by the Illinois State Bar Association

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. principal Edwin I. Josephson was recognized as a Distinguished Counsellor by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).

NEAL GERBER & EISENBERG LLP: Jason Kim Acknowledged as One of Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers 2018

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is pleased to announce that Jason C. Kim, a partner in the Labor & Employment practice group, has been named to Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers 2018 presented by Crain’s Chicago Business.

Brothers file suit against Cook County man over handling of mother's trust

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 29, 2018

Two brothers of a Cook County man allege he failed to set up separate trusts after their mother's 2010 death.

Advanced Dermatology patient alleges injuries from Botox, other treatments

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 29, 2018

A woman is seeking damages from a Cook County dermatologist because the woman says she suffered tissue paralysis after Botox treatments.

Law firm Eckert and Smestad alleged to have let statute run on client's personal injury claim

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 29, 2018

A former client of a now-dissolved law firm alleges it let the statute of limitations expire on her personal injury claim.

Resident alleges Lexington of Elmhurst failed to prevent development of pressure ulcers

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 29, 2018

A suit against an Elmhurst long-term care facility has been filed by a resident who alleges it failed to provide her proper care.

Changes in Illinois Human Rights Act could bring more claims, lawsuits vs employers, attorney says

By John Sammon | Nov 29, 2018

The recent election of Democrat J.B. Pritzker as governor of Illinois could make the state more employee-friendly through impending changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA), and an attorney advises employers should be ready to defend themsevles against more claims and lawsuits.

Trial lawyers: EPA admission of fault in Sterigenics emissions measuring won't matter to lawsuits vs company

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 30, 2018

As federal environmental regulators reassess their controversial measurements of emissions from the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook, a group of lawyers representing Willowbrook residents are continuing unfazed in their lawsuits against the company, based largely on findings in a federal report that relied heavily on the allegedly faulty data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

IL Supreme Court: Government workers can accrue pension benefits even if working for union while on leave

By Scott Holland | Nov 30, 2018

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled the state can’t stop labor union members from accruing state pension benefits while working for private unions, if those benefits are promised under a contract.

Couple allegedly denied ability to rent Chicago property because they have children

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 30, 2018

The state alleges a couple was denied the opportunity to rent a Chicago property because they have three children.

Lemonbrat alleges financial manager diverted more than $40,000 in funds

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 30, 2018

A Cook County costume business alleges its financial manager unlawfully diverted thousands of dollars to himself.

Elk Grove Village medical center allegedly failed to prevent bacterial infection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 30, 2018

A former patient of an Elk Grove Village medical center alleges he contracted a bacterial infection because of the use of a device during open-chest surgery.

Administrator: Linger Martini Bar allegedly failed to provide proper security on night when woman was shot, killed

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 30, 2018

The estate administrator for a woman who was shot and killed after leaving an Oak Forest bar alleges the establishment did not have adequate security.

Los Angeles company alleges misappropriated funds were used to purchase Cook County properties

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 30, 2018

A limited liability company and an individual both based in Los Angeles, allege money was misappropriated from them and used to purchase two properties in Cook County.

Morton Grove gym goer alleges sharp object on machine cut head

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 30, 2018

A woman alleges she sustained a cut to her head while using a machine at a Morton Grove gym.

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