A man injured by a circular saw blade in an alleged accident during a home improvement project has won the right to take his lawsuit against retailer Home Depot back to Cook County court after a federal judge cut up Home Depot's attempt to stop the plaintiff from adding one of its local store employees as a defendant, ending the retailer's bid to keep the matter in federal court.
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill that raised the award cap from $100,000 to $2 million for tort cases against the state that are litigated in the Illinois Court of Claims has been overridden.
The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals determined Illinois Senate Republican leaders didn’t violate a caucus member’s rights by stripping him of duties after he mounted a third-party gubernatorial challenge.
An attempt by the village of Oak Park to establish a new way to evaluate whether its firefighters claiming to have been "catastrophically injured" in the line of duty should receive retirement health insurance benefits, has drawn a legal challenge from the union representing its firefighters, who say the village’s ordinance establishing the new rules violates Illinois state law and the firefighter’s rights as public employees under the state constitution.
Tiffany S. Fordyce and Lorraine M. Tyson, shareholders in the Chicago office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, have been recognized on Crain’s Chicago Business’s 2018 Notable Minority Lawyers list.
Female exotic dancers are suing a Bedford Park nightclub where they performed, alleging the Ocean’s Gentleman’s Club improperly classified them as independent contractors and illegally withheld wages and tips.
Clark Hill has been recently recognized by the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards in the category of Industrials Deal of The Year ($50MM-$100MM) for the Acquisition of Wellman Dynamics Corporation by TCTM Financial, of which Mark J.
Saying plaintiffs are asking the courts to essentially rewrite federal environmental laws and regulatory rules based on a single report issued by a federal agency relying on faulty data, medical device sterilizer Sterigenics has asked a federal judge to corral a stampede of lawsuits that have hit the courts in recent weeks amid a blizzard of media reports asserting the company’s use of a key sterilizing agent at its facility in suburban Willowbrook could cause cancer.
As fast-growing Benesch continues to recruit top-notch legal talent, the firm is pleased to announce that a trio of attorneys—Di Fu, Kathryn Clausing, and Christopher J. Letkewicz—have joined the firm’s Chicago office.