News from February 2019

Case activity for American Express vs John Krichbaum on Feb. 8

By The Cook County Record | Feb 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against John Krichbaum on Feb. 8:

Feb. 1: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for tort (not personal injury) cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 9, 2019

The following tort (not personal injury)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Feb. 1. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

HAMILTON WEBER: Hamilton Weber Celebrates 20 Years!

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Hamilton Weber LLC issued the following announcement on Feb. 6.At MVP’s Annual Shareholder Meeting on January 26th, shareholders elected Greg Goheen and Steve McManus to MVP's Board of Directors.

Appeals panel: Zillow's 'Zestimate' online home value estimations just opinion, not illegal appraisals

By Scott Holland | Feb 11, 2019

A federal appeals panel has upheld a federal judge’s decision to end a lawsuit accusing Zillow of breaking state consumer fraud laws when it uses its “Zestimates” to assign values to homes across the country.

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on Feb. 4

By The Cook County Record | Feb 11, 2019

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

Feb. 4: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 11, 2019

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

Daughter, widow blame city of Chicago for man's death two years after he fell on sidewalk

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 11, 2019

The daughter and widow of a man who died nearly two years after falling on a Chicago city sidewalk are suing the city for wrongful death.

Hernia patient claims a physician punctured his aorta during surgery

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 11, 2019

A patient is suing physician M. Scott Peckler, and North Suburban Surgical Consultants LLC, citing alleged negligence.

Appeals court ends bank examiner's try to sue bank for icy slip-and-fall injuries

By Chandra Lye | Feb 11, 2019

A state appeals court has turned aside a bank examiner's attempt to sue a bank and snow removal company over a slip-and-fall in a bank parking lot that knocked her unconcious nearly five years ago.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord’s Steve Whitmer Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel ‎of America‎

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Steve Whitmer, a member of Locke Lord’s Executive Committee and Chair of the Firm’s Chicago Litigation Department, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).

BARACK FERRAZZANO: Barack Ferrazzano Adds New Practice Leaders

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

It's been 35 years since a couple of Northwestern University law professors and big-law attorneys came together with a vision to create Barack Ferrazzano.

BENESCH LAW: 4 Benesch Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers; 8 Named Illinois Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Benesch is pleased to announce that four of its Illinois attorneys have been named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and eight have been named 2019 Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®.

CAFFARELLI & ASSOCIATES: Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. Obtains $1.2 Million Arbitration Award on Behalf of General Counsel

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Following a 2018 hearing handled by Alejandro Caffarelli and Lorrie Peeters, an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association in Chicago awarded a Firm client over $1.2 Million in backpay, interest, and attorneys’ fees in a claim filed pursuant to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act and common law breach of contract.

HUGHSES SOCOL PIERS: Ian Wagreich Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Corporate Immigration 2019

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

HSPRD’s Ian Wagreich has been recognized in the first edition of Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Corporate Immigration 2019.

Class action vs Chicago over distracted driving tickets OK to continue; City: Not really a moving violation

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 12, 2019

A Cook County judge, for now, has allowed a class action lawsuit to proceed against the city of Chicago, brought by a group of people who claimed the city wrongly prosecuted tens of thousands of distracted driving tickets.

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JIB complaints have resulted in 10 censures, 25 reprimands since creation in 1970

By Record News | Feb 12, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – Some judges fall to the Judicial Inquiry Board (JIB), some rise above it, and some suffer consequence in a single word.

Court activity on Feb. 11: American Express vs Smart Baird

By The Cook County Record | Feb 12, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity in the suit brought by American Express against Smart Baird on Feb. 11: 'Electronic Notice Sent'

Feb. 11: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 12, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Feb. 11. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on Feb. 11

By The Cook County Record | Feb 12, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on Feb. 11 in the suits below:

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