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Employee accuses Reladyne of violating IL privacy law in scanning workers' fingerprints for timekeeping

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 21, 2018

A fuel delivery driver has filed a class action lawsuit against his employer under an Illinois privacy law, claiming the company didn't obtain written consent before scanning his fingerprints for use with its punch clock system.

Bridgeway Senior Living sued over woman's choking death

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 21, 2018

A wrongful death suit has been filed against a Bensenville long-term care nursing facility after a resident's choking-related death.

Daughter of former Villa at Evergreen Park resident files wrongful death suit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 21, 2018

The daughter of a former Evergreen Park long-term nursing care facility resident alleges the facility failed to protect her late mother from developing sores.

Integrity Trade Services alleges former manager is using confidential information at job with competitor

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 21, 2018

A national staffing company based in Frankfort alleges that a former sales manager in Texas is soliciting customers in violation of an agreement.

Alimony tax deduction expiring in 2019; possible rush to settle divorce cases upcoming

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 20, 2018

As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the tax deduction for spousal support, also known as alimony, will no longer exist after Jan. 1.

Property buyers allege broker failed to disclose Tri-State Tollway project plans before purchase

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

The buyers of a Western Springs property allege a broker sold them a property without disclosing a massive highway construction project was planned near it.

Widow alleges Johnson & Johnson law firm failed to properly convey property title

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

A Cook County widow alleges that an attorney failed to properly convey a property to her as instructed by her late husband.

Skokie condo owner files suit against Park Ridge law firm over nearly $50,000 assessment

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

A Skokie resident alleges a Park Ridge law firm failed to investigate assessments on a condo unit on his behalf before he purchased it.

Consumer files suit against Southwaste Disposal, Waste Resource Management over sales call

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

Two companies based in Houston are alleged to have unlawfully called an Illinois man to solicit their services.

Patient files medical negligence suit against Barrington Surgeons, others

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

A Chicago man is seeking damages from physicians and medical entities over allegations he sustained organ damage because of their care.

Ambassador Nursing and Rehabilitation Center resident alleges she developed pressure ulcer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

A resident of a long-term nursing care facility in Chicago is seeking damages after she developed a pressure ulcer.

Coffee Meets Bagel users file suit over dating app's alleged lack of refund policy

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

A user of a smartphone dating app alleges it failed to offer a refund after he canceled premium services within three days of enrollment.

Symphony of Crestwood alleged to have failed to protect late resident from neglect

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 20, 2018

An independent administrator alleges a Crestwood long-term care facility failed to follow a physician's instructions for dressing changes.

Client files legal malpractice against Spellmire Law Firm over handling of case

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 20, 2018

A client alleges a Cook County law firm failed to file an arbitration case on her behalf.

Investors allege Goldstone Financial Group sold unregistered securities

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 20, 2018

Five people allege they were misled into investing a portion of their retirement savings into unregistered securities and have sustained a loss.

Woman alleges Morton Grove law firm induced her into divorce settlement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

A Park Ridge resident alleges a Morton Grove law firm failed to get a reasonable settlement in her divorce case.

Chicago church seeks to remove pastor installed in March

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

Forty members of Chicago's Christian Love Mission Baptist Church, an independent Baptist congregation, are seeking to remove the church's pastor from his position.

Rush-Copley Medical Center not liable for doctor's delayed treatment of woman's kidney stone, appeals court rules

By Karen Kidd | Nov 16, 2018

An Aurora hospital remains not liable in a doctor's decision to wait until the following day to remove a woman's kidney, prolonging her pain and causing serious injuries, a three-justice state appeals court panel has ruled.

Annexation agreement controls whether Palos Park business can operate in residential area: Appeals panel

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 16, 2018

An appellate court has reversed a judgment that barred two businesses from operating in Palos Park, saying a neighbor can't apply rules to the businesses that weren't in place at the time they agreed to annex their land into the southwest suburban village.

With Pritzker backing idea, prospect of legal marijuana should prompt IL cities, others to prepare: Attorney

By Karen Kidd | Nov 16, 2018

While Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker likely may face opposition against his campaign promise push for legalized recreational marijuana, the transition to full legalization may occur more seamlessly than some may think, an attorney says.

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