While indirect purchasers are normally blocked by the Illinois Brick decision from pursuing antitrust claims, in this case the plaintiffs are asserting the group purchase organizations and distributors were in on the alleged price fixing, too.
Lawsuit accuses the Illinois Gaming Board of leaking negative and confidential information about Gold Rush to the Chicago Tribune and the feds, while slowwalking FOIA requests submitted by Gold Rush to learn how it happened.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A fierce behind-the-scenes conflict is growing as law firms that specialize in asbestos litigation urge the Food and Drug Administration to broaden the definition of mineral particles believed to cause disease while industry representatives try to make it narrower.
A group of Logan Square property owners have filed suit against the city of Chicago, asking a judge to block City Hall from continuing with plans to issue $22.5 million in bonds to support a 100-unit “affordable” apartment complex in the area known as the Logan Square Environs.
The case centered on a legal malpractice claim brought by Fox Lake police officer against his attorney, who was hired by the Fraternal Order of Police. The courts the dispute is a claim against the union, not the lawyer, so the ILRB holds jurisdiction.
A man who claims his discount car insurer sells policies it never intends to pay out will have another chance in court after judges with the Illinois Second District Appellate Court reversed summary judgment granted to the insurer.