News from February 2019

Feb. 20: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 21, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Feb. 20. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Justice Dept: Class action deal should crumble; Serves only to pay lawyers, promote Lenny & Larry's cookies

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 21, 2019

The federal government has asked a federal judge to crumble a deal to end a false labeling class action lawsuit against Lenny & Larry’s, the makers of high-protein cookies, saying the settlement is far too lopsided, as it leaves attorneys with more than $1 million and consumers with perhaps a few crumbs, should they be lucky enough to land a cut of $3 million worth of free cookies.

Woman claims Mayfield Care Center failed to provide adequate care, leading to her mother's death

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 21, 2019

A woman is suing Mayfield Health Center, alleging the long-term care facility improperly cared for her mother, contributing to her mother's death.

Widow: DuPage Medical Group doctors missed husband's lung problems, continue chemotherapy

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 21, 2019

A widow is suing Dupage Medical Group, and others, alleging doctors and others associated with the medical practice misdiagnosed her husband's conditions, leading to his death.

Ryder Integrated Logistics is named in class action suit alleging BIPA violation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 21, 2019

An employee has filed a class action lawsuit against freight transport company Ryder, claiming they violated their workers' rights under an Illinois biometrics privacy law.

Class action: Fortnite makers didn't protect users' accounts, payment info from hackers in late 2018

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 22, 2019

The makers of the Fortnite video game have been hit with a class action lawsuit, alleging they allowed a security breach to remain in place for at least two months, which allowed their users’ in-game identities to be hijacked and expose their real-life personal and financial information.

Appeals panel: CPS worker doesn't need to prove work environment 'hellish' to press discrimination suit

By Scott Holland | Feb 22, 2019

A federal appeals panel in Chicago has revived a man's racial discrimination lawsuit against the Chicago Public Schools, saying the man doesn't need to demonstrate his workplace was "hellish" to accuse his supervisor of discrimination.

Case activity for Brocks-Wilson Myra vs A & t Trucking Co. on Feb. 21

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Brocks-Wilson Myra and Wells Bridgette against A & t Trucking Co. and Michael C. Sprayer on Feb. 21:

Feb. 21: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Feb. 21. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on Feb. 21

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on Feb. 21 in the suits below:

Case activity for Naresh Patel vs Utica National Ins on Feb. 21

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Naresh Patel against Utica National Ins on Feb. 21:

Case activity for Tcf Bank vs John G. Buelow on Feb. 21

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Tcf Bank against John G. Buelow on Feb. 21:

Feb. 21: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Feb. 21. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Herman Sibley vs Young Taylor K. on Feb. 21

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Herman Sibley and Sibley Amareyah against Young Taylor K. on Feb. 21:

Court activity on Feb. 21: Rodrigo Falcon vs Festival Motors

By The Cook County Record | Feb 22, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity in the suit brought by Rodrigo Falcon against Festival Motors and Luis Noriega on Feb. 21: 'Summons Issued And Returnable'

Attorney Brian Cummings brings compassion to personal injury cases

By Sponsored content | Feb 22, 2019

Nashville attorney Brian Cummings dedicates his life's work to helping people who are injured or those who have lost someone due to the negligence of others.

Woman sues village of Skokie following fall on a sidewalk

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 22, 2019

A woman is suing village of Skokie, citing alleged negligence.

Geralex workers sue over fingerprint punch clock scans under Illinois biometrics law

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 22, 2019

A man has filed a class action lawsuit against janitorial service Geralex, claiming the company violated an Illinois biometrics privacy law by requiring employees to scan their fingerprints when using the company's biometric time clocks to punch in and out of work shifts.

Class action claims Progressive Insurance fails to pay Actual Cash Value to cover losses

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 22, 2019

A class action lawsuit accuses Progressive Insurance of not paying Actual Cash Value for insured losses.

Appeals court: Wilmette cops didn't violate rights of man they warned over taking photos of condo neighbors

By Scott Holland | Feb 22, 2019

The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals scuttled a lawsuit from a man who said the village of Wilmette violated his constitutional rights by asking him to stop tracking his neighbors’ activities to prove they were violating condo association rules.

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