News from April 2019

SCOTUS again asked to order SEIU to repay $32M in home caregivers' union fees already ruled unconstitutional

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 3, 2019

Arguments have begun to be filed in the latest try to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to order an Illinois labor union to refund potentially tens of millions in fees the court has already declared were unconstitutionally collected.

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on March 26

By The Cook County Record | Apr 3, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on March 26 in the suits below:

Case activity for Kosmen Stacey Lee vs Horton Benjamin on April 1

By The Cook County Record | Apr 3, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Kosmen Stacey Lee against Horton Benjamin and Myers Jason S. on April 1:

March 26: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 3, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 26. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 26: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 3, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 26. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Betty Upchurch vs Grade A Developmen on March 28

By The Cook County Record | Apr 3, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Betty Upchurch against Grade A Developmen and Shaunte Porter on March 28:

IL law requiring presidential candidates to release tax data would face stiff constitutional test

By Karen Kidd | Apr 3, 2019

A state Senate bill that would require presidential and vice presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to be included on the Illinois ballot could pose a daunting question to the courts.

Proposed change to IL biometrics law could offer relief to employers from lawsuit 'abuse' of privacy protections

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 3, 2019

Legislation in Springfield could bring relief to employers and others facing potentially ruinous lawsuits over nothing more than requiring employees to scan fingerprints when punching in and out work shifts.

Lawsuit alleges The Estates of Hyde Park's neglect of former resident resulted in falls, injuries

By Marian Johns | Apr 4, 2019

The administrator of a deceased Illinois woman's estate is suing The Estates of Hyde Park long term nursing care facility over allegations of neglect.

Lawsuit accuses owner of SUV for leaving his car running, allowing it to be stolen, crashed, killing woman

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

A woman is seeking damages following the death of her daughter who was killed in a car accident.

March 27: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 4, 2019

The following joint action-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 27. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Appeals court: Doctor prescribed drug for 6 years, supposed to be taken for 12 weeks; Osco can't be sued

By D.M. Herra | Apr 4, 2019

An appellate court ruled that Osco pharmacists cannot be held responsible for disabilities a man suffered when his doctor continued to prescribe a short-term medication for six years.

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on March 27

By The Cook County Record | Apr 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on March 27 in the suits below:

March 27: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 4, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 27. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

IL Supreme Court OKs law that allowed union lobbyist to collect teacher pension after one day in classroom

By Dan Churney | Apr 4, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court says a teachers union lobbyist will be allowed to double his pension after he served as a substitute teacher for one day. The decision came over dissents from other justices on the court who said the law allowing the pension boost was merely written to benefit a handful of union employees at taxpayer expense.

March 12: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 5, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 12. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 18: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 5, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 18. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 6: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 5, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 13: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for tort(not personal injury) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 5, 2019

The following tort(not personal injury)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 13. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

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