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Judges: Ex-Hinsdale school board member can't cite emotional well-being to thwart exam of bullying accusations

A federal appellate panel has ruled that an investigation into an alleged incident in which a former Hinsdale Township school board member was accused of allegedly bullying a student did not violate the school board member's constitutional rights, as judges said the U.S. Constitution does not require government officials to take into account the feelings or emotional well-being of those subjected to a government action.

Cook County Board approves tax incentives for industrial development in select areas of the county

The Cook County Board of Commissioners has officially put its stamp of approval on four proposals from the county’s Bureau of Economic Development that would grant tax incentives to select local businesses.

Judge: Not enough evidence to support ex-teacher's age discrimination suit vs Catholic bishop

A federal judge has rejected a former Catholic school teacher's age discrimination lawsuit, saying she failed to provide evidence suggesting she was fired because of her age, and noting she was replaced by teacher only seven years younger.

Luna Heating accused of using other company's name to persuade customers to hire it

A man is suing Joseph Caruso, Jeffrey B. Jacobs, the Law Office of Jeffrey B. Jacobs and Luna Heating and Air Conditioning for alleged breach of contract and fraud.

Franciscan Alliance accused of breaching lease agreement for Chicago Heights medical offices

A landlord is suing Franciscan Alliance Inc. for allegedly breaching a lease agreement for a Chicago Heights medical office building.

Illinois Gaming Board accused of wrongfully shutting down video gaming machines

The operator of a chain of storefront video gaming parlors is suing the Illinois Gaming Board for allegedly violating the Open Meetings Act (OMA).

Warren Barr South Loop accused of failing to properly assess foot condition

A woman is suing Warren Barr South Loop and several other health care providers, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

CSX sued over death in Feb. freight train incident in Gary

A father is suing CSX Transportation Inc. for alleged negligence, after his son was allegedly struck and killed by a train in Gary, Ind., in February.

Suburban Cook County Sarpino's Pizza franchisee accused of routinely underpaying delivery drivers, other workers

Former employees of a suburban pizza chain filed a class action lawsuit claiming the business underpaid employees thousands of dollars by paying less than minimum wage, not paying overtime and not providing mileage reimbursements to delivery drivers.

Judge only partially chops class action claims vs Church & Dwight over amount of folic acid in supplement

A federal judge partially granted a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over whether a vitamin contained too much folic acid.

One Inc. accused of sending unsolicited text messages through After School app, in reprise of dismissed suit

A man has again filed a class action lawsuit against One Inc. for allegedly violating the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Fenner Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa allegedly failed to properly perform medical procedures

A woman is suing Dr. Geoffrey Fenner and Fenner Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa for alleged medical malpractice.

Water Tower Surgicenter, doctor allege lawyer owes $225K for failing to file counterclaims

A surgeon and a medical facility are suing attorney Daniel C. Berry for alleged breach of contract and legal malpractice.

United Foot and Ankle Surgeons PC accused of failing to provide proper medical care

A married couple is suing Dr. Tae-Jun Ahn and United Foot and Ankle Surgeons PC for alleged negligence.

Judge pulls to the curb class action vs city, ParkChicago vendors over app users' parking tickets

A class action lawsuit accusing the city of Chicago and its curbside parking meters vendors of wrongly issuing parking tickets to motorists who actually had fed the meters using the ParkChicago smartphone app, has been dismissed.

NorthShore University HealthSystem, others allegedly failed to properly perform medical procedure

A married couple are suing Dr. Steven L. Blum, NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group and NorthShore University HealthSystem for alleged negligence.

F.H. Fashen, others allegedly failed prevent woman from suffering fatal injuries at construction site

An estate administrator is suing F.H. Fashen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates LLC, F.H. Faschen, S.N. Nielsen Inc., Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. and WSP USA Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

North Church Nursing & Rehab LLC, others allegedly failed to prevent man from developing pressure ulcers

Two estate representatives are suing North Church Nursing & Rehab LLC, Aperion Care Jacksonville, Aperion Care Inc. and Yosef Meystel for alleged negligence.

Passenger alleges Air India failed to return his lost luggage with all of its contents

An airline passenger has filed a class action lawsuit against Air India Ltd. and Air India, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

St. Anthony Hospital, others allegedly amputated foot, after telling patient only toe needed removal

A married couple is suing St. Anthony Hospital, Dr. Nastane Lebec MD and several other health care providers for alleged loss of consortium and negligence.