News from February 2019

Class action: Evanston can't charge 'convenience fees' to people paying tickets online

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 6, 2019

A class action lawsuit has accused the city of Evanston of improperly charging convenience fees to people using a credit card to pay tickets online.

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on Feb. 5

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

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

Feb. 5: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

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

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

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

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

Feb. 5: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

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

NEAL GERBER & EISENBERG LLP: Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property Practice Receives Top Ranking in World Trademark Review 1000

By Press release submission | Feb 6, 2019

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is pleased to announce that partners Lee J. Eulgen, Michael G. Kelber, Antony J. McShane and the Intellectual Property practice group have been recognized in 2019 World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000).

HUGHES SOCOL PIERS: 20 HSPRD Attorneys named 2019 Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Feb 6, 2019

Every year, our team of dedicated and talented attorneys work on some of the most complex cases in the country.

SWANSON MARTIN & BELL LLP: Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Recognizes Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys for Pro Bono Assistance

By Press release submission | Feb 6, 2019

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) recognized Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys Anthony J. Monacoand Claire M. Whitehead for their pro bono representation of a U.S. Air Force veteran.

CLAUSEN MILLER: Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Feb 6, 2019

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that five attorneys were selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers.

Jan. 29: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Jan. 29. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for American Express vs Kathryn Alvera on Feb. 6

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against Kathryn Alvera on Feb. 6:

Case activity for Mirchev Yordan vs Jordan Kerjake on Feb. 6

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Mirchev Yordan against Jordan Kerjake and Randy Whalen on Feb. 6:

Case activity for Stiff III Eddie vs Enterprise Glass on Feb. 6

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Stiff III Eddie against Enterprise Glass and Villanueva Saul on Feb. 6:

Case activity for Katheryn Walden vs Hernandez Roberto on Feb. 6

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Katheryn Walden and Cole Louis against Hernandez Roberto on Feb. 6:

Case activity for Sarah Chism vs Clyde Eddings on Feb. 6

By The Cook County Record | Feb 6, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Sarah Chism against Clyde Eddings and Garcia Margarita on Feb. 6:

Three cops on scene of Laquan McDonald killing OK to press claims city denied due process rights: Judge

By Scott Holland | Feb 6, 2019

A federal judge will allow three Chicago police officers associated with the 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald to continue their legal action accusing the city of mistreating them in the aftermath.

Judge: Labor union can continue suit vs state over law requiring unions to rep non-union workers

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 6, 2019

A labor union will be allowed to continue to press its claims a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling should mean it and other labor unions cannot be forced under state law to represent non-union state workers who choose not to pay union fees.

Chicago Athletic Clubs allegedly violated law by sending unsolicited promo text messages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 7, 2019

Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Chicago Athletic Clubs LLC, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Woman sues Alden Estates nursing home over injury, death of her mother

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 7, 2019

A woman is suing Alden Estates of Orland Park over the death of her relative at the facility.

Retired Chicago cop accuses Chicago Defender of defamation for printing story accusing him of rape

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 7, 2019

A retired Chicago Police Department sergeant is suing a news publication and a reporter, citing alleged defamation with malice, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and false light.

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