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Personal injury lawyer, Schaumburg cops duel in court over how much info crash reports must include

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 17, 2018

A suburban police department and a personal injury lawyer who specializes in suing on behalf of people involved in car crashes have locked horns in Cook County court over how much information the police are required by law to include on accident reports the lawyer will use to solicit potential clients and drum up business.

Estate administrator alleges Law Offices of Keil Larson failed to protect man's estate

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

An independent administrator blames an attorney licensed to practice law in Cook County for the alleged loss of millions in real estate and other assets from an estate.

Woman blames cancer, fertility issues on gas allegedly emitted by Sterigenics facility

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

A woman who resided near the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook during her childhood alleges a gas emitted by the facility caused her cancer.

Man files defamation suit vs L.A. Fitness, manager, who allegedly falsely accused him of sex assault

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

A man has accused a gym manager of falsely accusing him of sexually assaulting a juvenile.

Nagle Station alleges companies failed to properly inspect tanks at gas station site

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 16, 2018

The owner of a gas station in Harwood Heights alleges three companies failed to properly inspect the underground storage tanks at the property.

School district lawsuit: Sears owes millions in taxes for laying off too many workers, breaching state deal

By Scott Holland | Oct 16, 2018

As Sears heads into bankruptcy, a northwest suburban school district is suing the retailer and the village of Hoffman Estates in hopes of recapturing property tax dollars it says were diverted to the retail giant in recent years, because it says layoffs at Sears invalidated a state economic development agreement.

Pritzker campaign accused in lawsuit of discrimination, harassment against black, Latino campaign staffers

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 16, 2018

Saying the Illinois gubernatorial frontrunner’s campaign has routinely “herded” and “marginalized” its workers of color, a group of African American and Latino workers for Illinois Democratic gubernatorial nominee JB Pritzker has sued Pritzker’s campaign organization for discrimination and harassment.

Workers comp, health insurers for Illinois towns add to mass of municipal opioid lawsuits

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 15, 2018

Organizations providing workers comp insurance and employee health insurance for more than 200 Illinois local governments have joined the mass of lawsuits against drug makers, distributors and others associated with the spread of so-called opioid painkillers.

Physician alleges he was terminated by Corizon over false allegations of improper computer use

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 14, 2018

CHICAGO – A medical physician alleges he was wrongfully terminated from his position with a health care service provider for correctional facilities over unfounded allegations.

Couple says they paid more than $65,000 to Chicago lawyer for 'absolutely nothing'

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 12, 2018

A McHenry County couple is seeking damages from Chicago law firm over its handling of their case.

Seven people allege city of Harvey failed to make payments under settlement agreement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 12, 2018

Seven individuals allege the city of Harvey agreed to compensate them for harm caused by it, but the city failed to make the agreed payments.

International Precision Components alleges accounting firm Miller Cooper failed to advise of sales tax liability

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 12, 2018

A Deerfield accounting firm is alleged to have failed to advise a company of sales taxes in financial statements.

Zentac Productions alleges individual fraudulently transferred assets

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 12, 2018

An assignee of Bank of America alleges a Wisconsin man fraudulently transferred assets into trusts before a judgment was entered against him in a case handled by the Cook County Circuit Court.

Niro Law Group alleges ProFoot failed to pay for services

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 12, 2018

A Chicago legal firm alleges a New York company failed to pay it for its services.

Frozen food makers says Walgreens owes for ordering product redesign, then cancelling order

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 11, 2018

A Pennsylvania frozen food manufacturer alleges it was harmed by the costs it incurred in redesigning a product for a retail pharmacy chain that it later canceled.

Class action: Eventbrite, Ticketfly customers not properly notified of massive data breach

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 11, 2018

An Eventbrite customer alleges the company failed to individually notify more than 25 million customers of a data breach that occurred in May.

SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana challenges DHS rule over child care provider training

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 11, 2018

A union representing child and day care home providers participating in the Illinois Department of Human Services Child Care Assistant Program (CCAP) has filed a suit to stop the enforcement of a rule regarding CCAP providers and training.

Chicago Police Department alleged to have violated the Freedom of Information Act

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 11, 2018

The Chicago Police Department is alleged to have failed to respond to an organization's request for public records.

Judge again nixes gay, diabetic ex-church music director's sex harassment suit, but OKs disability claim

By By DM Herra | Oct 10, 2018

A gay former church music director has failed again to persuade a judge to let him sue the Catholic church for discrimination over his sexual orientation. But the man will be allowed to press forward with claims the church’s pastor allegedly harassed him about a medical condition.

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