News from April 2019

Case activity for Murphy Deborah vs Dennis Leong on April 9

By The Cook County Record | Apr 11, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Murphy Deborah against Dennis Leong on April 9:

Appeals panel: Illinois shops can't arbitrate away workers' class actions over fingerprint timeclock scans

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 11, 2019

Illinois employers, facing an onslaught of class action lawsuits accusing them of violating a state biometrics privacy law by making their workers scan their fingerprints when beginning and ending work shifts, can’t sidestep those legal actions by claiming their employees agreed to handle their work-related disputes under arbitration.

Chicago City Hall sues Smollett for alleged attack hoax, says he likely owes $300K+

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 11, 2019

Chicago City Hall has made good on its threat to sue actor Jussie Smollett, asserting he owes the city perhaps more than $300,000 for allegedly falsely telling police he was attacked earlier this winter in the city by white supporters of President Donald Trump, allegedly because he is black and gay.

April 4: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 12, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 4. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on April 4

By The Cook County Record | Apr 12, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on April 4 in the suits below:

5 Things To Look For When Selecting A Personal Injury Attorney & How Brian Cummings Checks Each Box

By Hoang Tran | Apr 12, 2019

It’s a scenario few of us expect to face - you or a loved one just suffered a serious injury at the hands of a person you trust: your doctor.

April 4: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 12, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 4. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 4: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 12, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 4. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Workers' comp bill on Pritzker's desk will expose more companies to asbestos lawsuits, attorney says

By John Breslin | Apr 12, 2019

Some companies may be exposed to more asbestos lawsuits under proposed legislation now on Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker's desk.

Appeals court: Doctor's 'credentialing file' protected from disclosure in medmal suit vs hospital

By D.M. Herra | Apr 12, 2019

An Illinois state appellate court says South Shore Hospital doesn't need to produce a doctor's "credentialing file" as part of a medical malpractice case, finding that the documents are privileged under state law.

April 5: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 5: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for other commercial litigation cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The following other commercial litigation-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 5: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 5: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The following joint action-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on April 5

By The Cook County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on April 5 in the suits below:

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Bankruptcy Attorney Phillip Nelson Joins Holland & Knight in Chicago

By Press release submission | Apr 15, 2019

Bankruptcy Attorney Phillip W. Nelson has joined Holland & Knight as a senior counsel in the firm's Chicago office.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods Adds Julie Letwat to Nationally Renowned Healthcare Practice in Chicago

By Press release submission | Apr 15, 2019

Julie Letwat has joined McGuireWoods in its Chicago office, adding more than two decades of regulatory and policy experience in the healthcare and life sciences industries to the firm’s nationally recognized healthcare practice.

SALVI SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: $14.85 Million for Woman Who Was Left Permanently Blind After Being Discharged From Vista West Er Twice

By Press release submission | Apr 15, 2019

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has obtained a $14,850,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who was left permanently blind in both eyes due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a clot in her brain.

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