News from May 2019

Case activity for Flores Robert vs Carlos Centeno on May 9

By The Cook County Record | May 15, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Flores Robert against Carlos Centeno on May 9:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on May 7

By The Cook County Record | May 15, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on May 7 in the suits below:

Labor Dept. 'gig economy' letter can help companies accused of misclassifying independent contractors, attorney says

By John Breslin | May 15, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor recently clarified its position on the classification of workers within the growing so-called "gig economy," stating it believes most such workers can be described as independent contractors, and not employees, under federal labor laws.

Texas-based RAM Aircraft must face lawsuit over plane crash in Cook Co. court: Appeals panel

By Scott Holland | May 15, 2019

A state appeals court has upheld a Cook County judge, who ruled a Texas-based aviation company must face a lawsuit in Cook County court over an airplane crash, solely because the company marketed products to Illinois customers.

Judge: Cops not required to include personal 'private info' on public crash reports to lawyers seeking clients

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 15, 2019

Lawyers who use police accident reports to find clients and drum up business can’t use state open records laws to force police departments to provide addresses and insurance policy numbers for people involved in traffic crashes, a Cook County judge has ruled.

Case activity for Bank of America vs Manuel Dominguez on May 14

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Bank of America against Manuel Dominguez on May 14:

May 8: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on May 8

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on May 8 in the suits below:

May 8: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The following joint action-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 8: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Gee Vira vs Chicago Dept Water on May 10

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Gee Vira against Chicago Dept Water and Gee Charles on May 10:

Case activity for Lydia Duah vs Alyssa Davies on May 13

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Lydia Duah against Alyssa Davies on May 13:

Case activity for Natasha Rolling vs John L. Chavez on May 14

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Natasha Rolling against John L. Chavez and Chavez Sr John on May 14:

Case activity for James J. Churchill vs Gaston Kymeish on May 14

By The Cook County Record | May 16, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by James J. Churchill against Gaston Kymeish on May 14:

Baseball agent accuses financial adviser of helping rival agent poach superstar client J.D. Martinez

By Scott Holland | May 16, 2019

A baseball agent has sued Merrill Lynch for allegedly conspiring to steer a superstar client to a rival agent Scott Boras just before the player landed a huge contract.

Labor, employment attorney offers tips for Illinois businesses to reduce risk of BIPA class actions

By Karen Kidd | May 16, 2019

Illinois employers who collect biometric information on their employees may have good reason to be on edge following a state appellate court's decision last month to side with employees in a class action against an upscale Chicago hotel.

Broker accused of creating fake zoning designation to mislead would-be grocer could be made to pay: Appeals panel

By D.M. Herra | May 16, 2019

A real estate broker who allegedly made up a zoning classification to make the buyer of a storefront in a Chicago condo building think he could operate a grocery store in the residential building may be on the hook for damages, a state appeals panel has said.

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on May 9

By The Cook County Record | May 17, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on May 9 in the suits below:

May 9: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | May 17, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 9. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 9: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | May 17, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on May 9. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

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