News from June 2019

Case activity for Tracy Robert vs Ross Dress for Les on June 6

By The Cook County Record | Jun 10, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Tracy Robert against Ross Dress for Les on June 6:

Case activity for Jankowski Arkadius vs Fernando M. Jacinto on June 6

By The Cook County Record | Jun 10, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Jankowski Arkadius against Fernando M. Jacinto on June 6:

Case activity for Destiny Johnson vs Mullins-Jenkins on June 6

By The Cook County Record | Jun 10, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Destiny Johnson and Aisha Johnson against Mullins-Jenkins on June 6:

DeVry grad wants school to pay $450K to arbitrate his fraud claims; could affect $250M of other claims, too

By Dan Churney | Jun 10, 2019

A Pennsylvania man is asking a federal judge to order DeVry University to pay at least $450,000 in arbitration fees so an arbitrator can hear allegations the school misled graduates into believing their DeVry degree would easily land them well-paying jobs, resulting in an estimated $250 million in claims against the school.

Appeals court revives age discrimination suit vs Ashley Furniture franchisee; misnaming defendant just a typo

By Scott Holland | Jun 10, 2019

A three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled a worker can continue a discrimination claim against the owner of several Ashley’s Furniture franchise stores, despite naming the employer incorrectly on his complaints.

Chicago appeals court poised to decide if key Supreme Court decision applies to federal class actions

By Cook County Record | Jun 10, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is poised to become the first appeals court in the country to decide whether a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision could stop additional plaintiffs from joining class action lawsuits in states where they don't live.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Scott Cruz Recently Appeared on WGN News & WBBM Noon Business Hour to Discuss Illinois’ Marijuana Bill

By Press release submission | Jun 11, 2019

Scott Cruz, Member in Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment group, recently appeared on WGN Chicago and WBBM Noon Business Hour Chicago to discuss the recent passing of a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois, how that will affect employer’s drug policies, and more.

Federal judge rules Dominick's can't get $9M pension credit from union, despite agreement

By Jenna Lyons | Jun 11, 2019

CHICAGO – A federal judge has rejected a request from defunct supermarket chain Dominick's Finer Foods to force a union to give it a credit against its employee pension contributions, worth $9 million.

June 3: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | Jun 11, 2019

The following cases categorized as "joint action" cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on June 3. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on June 3

By The Cook County Record | Jun 11, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on June 3 in the suits below:

Case activity for Eva Guerra vs Michael E. Jager on June 7

By The Cook County Record | Jun 11, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Eva Guerra against Michael E. Jager on June 7:

June 3: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury cases

By The Cook County Record | Jun 11, 2019

The following cases categorized as "personal injury" cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on June 3. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Booker Kevin vs Buric Dzevad on June 7

By The Cook County Record | Jun 11, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Booker Kevin against Buric Dzevad on June 7:

Case activity for Santander Bank vs Alsip Towing & Rec on June 7

By The Cook County Record | Jun 11, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Santander Bank against Alsip Towing & Rec on June 7:

Court activity on June 7: 1800 Ashland LLC vs B-Per Electronic

By The Cook County Record | Jun 11, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity in the suit brought by 1800 Ashland LLC against B-Per Electronic and My Wireless Il on June 7: 'Joint Action Complaint Filed'

Judge junks tow company's suit vs politically-connected Cicero town attorney, who is divorcing tow owner's daughter

By Dan Churney | Jun 11, 2019

A Cook County judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Cicero tow truck operator against Cicero's politically-connected town lawyer, which accused the lawyer of sabotaging the tow operator's contract with the town of Cicero, when the tow company owner's daughter filed for divorce from the lawyer.

Judge: Plan to build Obama museum in Jackson Park should not be delayed, dismisses legal challenge

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jun 11, 2019

The Obama Foundation and its supporters in Chicago City Hall have notched a big win in the battle over whether to build a museum paying homage to the legacy of former President Barack Obama, as a judge dismissed the legal challenge to the plan to build the museum in Chicago's Jackson Park.

IL appeals panel: Skokie firefighter with aneurysm entitled to free lifetime health care; village disputes if 'work-related'

By Cook County Record | Jun 12, 2019

A state appeals panel has ruled Skokie wrongly denied a firefighter free lifetime health insurance benefits, saying it didn't matter the firefighter continued on the job in the same capacity after he was diagnosed with an aneurysm, nearly a year before he allegedly suffered symptoms following a work incident

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

By The Cook County Record | Jun 12, 2019

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

Case activity for Hugo Esparza vs Sponte Sales on June 10

By The Cook County Record | Jun 12, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Hugo Esparza against Sponte Sales on June 10:

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