A man injured by a circular saw blade in an alleged accident during a home improvement project has won the right to take his lawsuit against retailer Home Depot back to Cook County court after a federal judge cut up Home Depot's attempt to stop the plaintiff from adding one of its local store employees as a defendant, ending the retailer's bid to keep the matter in federal court.
City fights back vs effort to block Obama Center, says plan legally sound, will benefit Jackson Park
The city of Chicago is defending its plan to build the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, against a court challenge, saying the group behind the challenge is on soggy legal ground in seeking an injunction by contending the park was once under Lake Michigan and so is protected from development.
Judge: Housing groups must show more to back home repair discrimination claims vs Deutsche Bank, others
A federal judge has halted, for now, a lawsuit in which fair housing advocates accused Deutsche Bank of trying to lower property values in minority neighborhoods.
Judge: Gym didn't 'fail to warn' of charges to credit card, if charges were unintentional from start
A federal judge has cut up much of a man's lawsuit against a fitness club, saying he can't sue the club over unintentional erroneous charges the club later refunded.
Popular school principal sues CPS over ouster, says attendance falsification charges unsubstantiated
A principal of a Chicago international school – seemingly popular with many students’ parents and others in the community - has filed suit against the city’s board of education, claiming the board is trying to remove him on unsubstantiated charges.
Property owners in Evanston's Lakeshore Historic District are seeking review in a matter over new construction in the district.
A resident of Indonesia has filed suit against Chicago-headquartered Boeing over a plane crash in Indonesia last month that killed his son.
Employee accuses Reladyne of violating IL privacy law in scanning workers' fingerprints for timekeeping
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.
Judge refuses to shut down racial discrimination class action vs Chicago water department
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.
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.
A Cook County widow alleges that an attorney failed to properly convey a property to her as instructed by her late husband.
A Skokie resident alleges a Park Ridge law firm failed to investigate assessments on a condo unit on his behalf before he purchased it.
Two companies based in Houston are alleged to have unlawfully called an Illinois man to solicit their services.
A Cook County judge will allow Chicago businessman Phillip Tadros to continue his defamation lawsuit against Crain Communications over an article published about him two years ago in Crain's Chicago Business.
Chicago property manger JLL: Ex-tenants can't sue for forcing them to use union labor; allowed under NLRA
The management company that oversees a number of Loop office buildings is saying a suit by an ex-tenant, which alleged the company made them use union rather than cheaper non-union labor for renovations and other work, is groundless, because federal labor laws allow for such union-only conditions.
A client alleges a Cook County law firm failed to file an arbitration case on her behalf.
Five people allege they were misled into investing a portion of their retirement savings into unregistered securities and have sustained a loss.
A Park Ridge resident alleges a Morton Grove law firm failed to get a reasonable settlement in her divorce case.
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.