A man who was struck by a Pace bus after he raised his cane to try to stop the bus at a stop in Lincolnwood shouldn't get any money, a state appeals panel ruled, finding a judge didn't make a mistake in stripping away his damages because a jury had found him 51 percent to blame for the accident.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The EPA would have six months to declare certain chemicals as hazardous under the federal Superfund law – a measure rejected late last year by Senate Republicans – if an amendment is adopted to a bill that will be the next battleground over the regulation of PFAS.
A federal appeals court ruled against a Chicago police sergeant who alleged department brass helped their wives and girlfriends cheat on the lieutenants’ exam, giving the women an unfair advantage over other applicants.
A Homewood woman has filed a class action lawsuit against the Franciscan Health system and an Olympia Fields-based medical group, accusing them of allowing the personal data of more than 22,000 patients to be breached when boxes of documents went missing from a storage facility.
A Chicago man has filed a defamation lawsuit against American Airlines, saying he lost his job after the airline allegedly kicked him off his flight and then allegedly falsely told federal airport security officials he had been intoxicated and had expressed a bomb threat.
A federal judge has dismissed a teachers union class action against the Chicago Public Schools board, which alleged discrimination against blacks was behind teacher layoffs, finding color blind bureaucracy, not racism, determined who received pink slips.
A state appellate court refused to grant a mistrial in a medical malpractice case, despite the plaintiffs' contention a decision by the defendant doctor and his lawyer to come to the aid of a juror who fell ill during closing arguments colored the other jurors' perceptions of the doctor.
A state appeals panel has rejected an attempt by a suspended Chicago international school principal to challenge the Chicago Board of Education's hearing process that resulted in his removal from his job.
The order says The Coffman Firm; Kaplan Fox and Kilsheimer; and Williams Montgomery and John, sent 'misleading, slanted and potentially confusing' letters to supermarkets and others suing chicken producers over prices