News from January 2019

IL appeals court: No need to show FedEx harmed anyone to press class action over card digits on receipt

By D.M. Herra | Jan 28, 2019

A state appellate panel says a woman doesn’t need to show she or anyone else was actually harmed when too many of her credit card numbers were printed on a receipt, and will allow her class action lawsuit against FedEx to resume.

Lawsuit alleges North Shore Place failed to keep female resident safe from sexual assault

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 28, 2019

An assisted-living facility and its operator and executive director have been sued for alleged common law negligence.

Patient claims Stryker Orthopaedics' prosthetic hip released cobalt into his body

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A man is suing Stryker Orthopaedics, a medical technologies firm, citing alleged design defect and strict product liability.

Mercy Hospital named in lawsuit following woman's trip and fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A woman is suing Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, citing alleged negligence, after she allegedly was injured when she tripped and fell.

Class action claims Weathertech, ADP wrongly scanned workers' fingerprints to use with punch clock

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the makers of Weathertech products, alleging the company violated a state privacy law by making employees scan their fingerprints for use with a biometric piunch clock to track their work hours.

Man claims falesly imprisoned by Des Plaines cops, even after passing field sobriety test

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A man is suing Des Plaines police officers, citing alleged false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Northern League whiff in suit vs lawyers over league exit fees may help settle key 'transactional question'

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 28, 2019

A state appeals court's decision in the legal action brought by a defunct minor league baseball league against its former lawyers may help to settle a so-called "transactional question" at the heart of certain legal malpractice cases, an attorney who represented the lawyers said.

Lawsuit: Madigan, Quinn political org made threats, committed fraud to keep young alderman candidate off ballot

By Scott Holland | Jan 28, 2019

A teenaged Chicago City Council candidate has filed a federal lawsuit against Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and his political organization, as well as others whom he said illegally opposed his campaign.

TRESSLER LLP: 8 Tressler Attorneys Recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

We are proud to announce the selection of eight Tressler attorneys as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Names Jeremy Glenn Chicago Office Managing Partner

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Jeremy Glenn has been appointed to serve as the Office Managing Partner for the Chicago office of Cozen O’Connor

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on Jan. 22

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on Jan. 22 in the suits below:

Jan. 22: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The following joint action-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jan. 22: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jan. 22: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for tort (not personal injury) cases

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The following tort (not personal injury)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jan. 22: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for property damage cases

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The following property damage-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jan. 22: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury cases

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Palmer Marlette vs Albertson's LLC on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Palmer Marlette against Albertson's LLC and Jewel Food Stores on Jan. 29:

Case activity for Randhurst Improvem vs E+o Food And Drink on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Randhurst Improvem against E+o Food And Drink on Jan. 29:

Case activity for Cb Chicago Partner vs Freeman Dominic on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Cb Chicago Partner against Freeman Dominic and Illinois Bistro on Jan. 29:

Case activity for John Weber vs Urban Search Corpo on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by John Weber against Urban Search Corpo on Jan. 29:

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