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Doctors' group says NFL shut down payments for retired players' care to hide disability, brain injury

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 2, 2019

A scrum between a Chicago area medical group and the National Football League has touched down in Chicago’s courts, with the operators of the clinics accusing the NFL of leaning on insurers to cut their payments after the clinicians began to side with retired players seeking disability status for brain injuries and other maladies.

Northern League whiff in suit vs lawyers over league exit fees may help settle key 'transactional question'

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 28, 2019

A state appeals court's decision in the legal action brought by a defunct minor league baseball league against its former lawyers may help to settle a so-called "transactional question" at the heart of certain legal malpractice cases, an attorney who represented the lawyers said.

ATG LegalServe partners with File & ServeXpress for 'one-stop' service

By John Breslin | Jan 24, 2019

As the era of legal e-filing came close to replacing the hand delivering of documents, one process-serving business knew it had to find the right partner.

Producer alleges Island Def Jam failed to release Kanye West masters per agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 11, 2019

A two-time Grammy nominated producer who lives in Richton Park has filed a suit against two record labels and their owner over the release of Kayne West recordings.

Woman alleges ComEd keeps billing her for property she no longer owns

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 8, 2019

A Chicago woman alleges she is still being billed for electrical service to a property she no longer owns.

Why law firms should be leveraging digital media to attract clients

By Erianne Leatherman | Jan 4, 2019

With the growth of internet usage via social media and search engines, it is vital for law firms to recognize important marketing trends, in order to reach the broadest audience and convert the most clients.

Melrose Park mall tenants allege landlord violated lease by allowing additional video gaming shop

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 2, 2019

Tenants of a Melrose Park shopping center allege their landlord improperly allowed another video gambling establishment to open in the mall, allegedly violating their lease.

JetSmarter member alleges lost $90,000 with the Sophisticated Membership

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 19, 2018

A JetSmarter member alleges he sustained more than $90,000 in damages when the company changed its terms of use.

Patient alleges Art of Modern Dentistry billed for services it never performed

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 19, 2018

A patient alleges a Chicago dental office falsely represented to her that she would never be personally financially responsible for dental services it provided.

Class action: PNC Bank allegedly failed to honor free banking offer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 17, 2018

A class action lawsuit accuses PNC Bank of charging for services for an allegedly free banking plan.

Appellate panel: Bank can pursue malpractice case vs lawyers who 'lulled' into letting time limits expire

By Dan Churney | Dec 13, 2018

A Chicago appeals panel has upended a Cook County judge’s ruling in a legal malpractice suit, saying it was not too late for a bank to sue its attorneys for allegedly bungling foreclosures, because the attorneys “lulled” the bank into appealing the foreclosures, during which the statute of limitations for malpractice actions expired.

Saluja & Saluja, Lucy & Max Sports Bar & Grill allege condo association is interfering with restaurant

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 12, 2018

A condominium association is allegedly interfering with the construction of a restaurant at a Chicago property.

Attorney seeks to vacate arbitration award in $2M pay dispute with Schiff Hardin

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

An attorney who claims he is owed $2 million from his former firm, Schiff Hardin LLP, is seeking to vacate an arbitration award in favor of the law firm, which he said denied him the opportunity to prove the amount he says the firm owes him.

Judge tosses suit that alleged Chicago schools, bus companies bilked Medicaid for millions

By Dan Churney | Dec 6, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has kicked to the curb a suit by a former busing contracts manager for Chicago Public Schools, who alleged bus companies and school officials defrauded Medicaid in connection with transportation of special needs students.

Aurelio's Pizza alleges ex-franchisee North Side Pizza Guys breached agreement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 26, 2018

A pizza company alleges a former franchise has violated an agreement by operating a shop with a similar menu.

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.

Unum Group alleged to have wrongfully terminated disability benefits

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 14, 2018

A former financial securities trader and adviser alleges he is disabled and that his insurer wrongfully terminated his benefits.

Chicago School of Professional Psychology student says school's failure to help forced her to repeat practicum

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 13, 2018

An adult student alleges she had to repeat her practicum at a Chicago college a year later because the school did not help her resolve issues with her placement.

Kerouacs Cafe shareholders allege they did not receive payments per agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2018

Two shareholders in a Chicago restaurant allege they did not receive their incentive payments as outlined in a contract.

Artist Richard Hunt alleged to have failed to provide piece to seller per agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 7, 2018

A Cook County man alleges a world-renowned sculptor failed to honor an agreement over the sale of one of his pieces.

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