News from September 2018

Judge: Union largely within free speech rights to target Ameristar Casino patrons over boycott

By Scott Holland | Sep 1, 2018

A federal judge in Chicago has weighed in again on the issue of whether workers at Indiana’s Ameristar Casino put undue pressure on patrons as part of an ongoing dispute, dismissing more allegations a union illegally harassed casino patrons to coerce them to participate in a union-sponsored boycott as part of a labor dispute with the casino.

Barrido committee reports nearly $1K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 2, 2018

Barrido for Judge reported receiving $1,150 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Coleman committee reports nearly $20K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 2, 2018

Friends to Elect Judge H Yvonne Coleman reported receiving $20,431 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Whiting committee reports nearly $117K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 2, 2018

Oran F Whiting for Judge reported receiving $117,221.46 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Seaton committee reports nearly $38K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 2, 2018

Citizens to Elect Judge Debra A Seaton reported receiving $38,017.08 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Benson committee reports nearly $36K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 2, 2018

JB for Judge reported receiving $36,438.43 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Ward-Brown committee reports nearly $4K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 2, 2018

Gwyn Ward-Brown for Judge reported receiving $3,740.50 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Betts committee reports nearly $14K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 3, 2018

Neighbors to Elect Betts for Judge reported receiving $13,976.61 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Davis committee reports nearly $25K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 3, 2018

Citizens to Elect Judge Adrienne E Davis reported receiving $25,317.76 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Payne committee reports nearly $17K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 3, 2018

Citizens to Elect Judge Payne reported receiving $17,400 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Hagerty committee reports nearly $152K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 4, 2018

Hagerty for Judge reported receiving $152,200 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Harris committee reports nearly $102K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 4, 2018

Committee to Elect Robert Harris Judge reported receiving $101,815.11 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Mackoff committee reports nearly $46K in contributions during first quarter

By The Cook County Record | Sep 4, 2018

Elect Judge Mackoff reported receiving $45,875 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Apple latest tech firm to challenge Chicago's 'Netflix tax,' says tax on streaming media illegal

By Scott Holland | Sep 4, 2018

Apple has joined a host of other tech companies suing the city of Chicago over its so-called “Netflix tax” levied on streaming media.

From Madison County Record

Hale v. State Farm settles for $250 million

By Ann Maher | Sep 4, 2018

State Farm and plaintiffs have agreed to settle protracted RICO litigation for $250 million on the opening day of what was expected to be a long-running trial at federal court in East St. Louis.

G.O.B.T. restaurant sues lawyer Sigi Offenbach, law firm Pitler and Mandell, alleging breach of duty

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 4, 2018

G.O.B.T., a bar and restaurant, is suing attorney Sigi Offenbach and his law firm, Pitler and Mandell, citing alleged breach of duty.

Business partners accused of fraud and breach of contract following man's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 4, 2018

The estate of Andrzej Niewolik is suing Niewolik's business partners, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud and unjust enrichment.

Wife claims husband's sudden death due to misdiagnosis of heart condition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 4, 2018

A widow is suing physicians and medical facilities, citing alleged medical malpractice and an alleged violation of the Wrongful Death Act.

Surviving son accused nursing facility of negligence in mother's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 4, 2018

A son is suing Lexington Health Care Center of Wheeling and physician Howard Axe, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Daughter accuses nursing home Symphony Chicago West of inadequate care for her father

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 4, 2018

A daughter is suing Symphony of Chicago West, alleging the nursing facility failed to provide appropriate care for her father.

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