News from May 2019

Case activity for Adesso Solutions vs Kerry Inc. on May 3

By The Cook County Record | May 7, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Adesso Solutions against Kerry Inc. on May 3:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on April 29

By The Cook County Record | May 7, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on April 29 in the suits below:

Case activity for Elizabeth Aguirre vs Wilbert B. Tan on May 3

By The Cook County Record | May 7, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Elizabeth Aguirre and Francisca Aguirre against Wilbert B. Tan on May 3:

Court: IL Secretary of State can't charge $20K for documents after taking 6 months to respond to FOIA ask

By D.M. Herra | May 7, 2019

Appellate court says Secretary of State can't charge $20,000 for documents after waiting more than six months to respond to FOIA request

SEYFARTH SHAW LLP: Seyfarth Shortlisted for 2019 Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards

By Press release submission | May 7, 2019

Seyfarth has been shortlisted for the 2019 Chambers USA Diversity & Inclusion Awards.

Appeals panel denies disability pension to Oak Lawn cop, saying officer's PTSD claims 'lack crediblity'

By Dan Churney | May 8, 2019

An appellate panel has supported a Cook County judge's decision to deny a disability pension to a suburban police officer who claimed his police experiences traumatized him, finding the officer's claims were dubious.

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on April 30

By The Cook County Record | May 8, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on April 30 in the suits below:

Case activity for Laurence Weiner vs Tony Chavarria on May 6

By The Cook County Record | May 8, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Laurence Weiner against Tony Chavarria on May 6:

April 30: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | May 8, 2019

The following joint action-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 30. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 30: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | May 8, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 30. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Jennifer Stringer vs G & M Hardware on May 6

By The Cook County Record | May 8, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Jennifer Stringer against G & M Hardware and G & M Variety on May 6:

Courts unlikely to dismiss whistleblower cases filed on behalf of feds, just because DOJ asks, attorney says

By John Breslin | May 8, 2019

The U.S. Justice Department has signaled a greater willingness in recent months to seek to short-circuit lawsuits filed by private plaintiffs seeking to collect money from companies, supposedly on behalf of the federal government.

Appeals panel: No proof personal injury lawyer Coffman, who was fired by client, deserved $33K in fees

By Scott Holland | May 8, 2019

A state appeals panel determined a Lake County judge was correct to let an attorney whose client fired and replaced him collect just $9,000 in attorney fees, despite his request for $33,000.

Appeals panel: Peer review doesn't let female Russian Jewish doctor sue Northwest Comm. Hospital for discrimination

By Scott Holland | May 9, 2019

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals said a doctor isn’t allowed to bring a discrimination lawsuit against Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights because she’s an independent contractor, not an employee.

Sterigenics court fight worries health care sector over short-, long-term impacts of effort to restrict EO use

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 9, 2019

As the court fight continues over the fate of Sterigenics’ medical device sterilization plant in Willowbrook, the company and others are working to draw attention to the health care side effects of this and possible further moves by Illinois state officials and lawmakers to further restrict access to the sterilizing agent ethylene oxide.

May 2: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | May 10, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 1: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | May 10, 2019

The following joint action-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 1. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 2: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury cases

By The Cook County Record | May 10, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 1: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | May 10, 2019

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

May 2: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for tort(not personal injury) cases

By The Cook County Record | May 10, 2019

The following tort(not personal injury)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

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