A former safety director at St. George Logistics alleges the company violated the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by requiring employees and temporary staff to scan their fingerprints to verify their identity when punching the business' time clock system.
An Illinois appeals court is calling for state legislators to correct a “circular” law that ostensibly gives rehabilitated felons a chance to acquire gun permits, but in reality puts them on a "merry-go-round" between state and federal law without hope of obtaining a permit, the ruling states.
Illinois’ state constitution offers no escape valve for employers facing a blizzard of class action lawsuits under the state's biometrics privacy law, a Cook County judge ruled, rejecting an attempt by Walmart to sidestep one of those lawsuits.
A new class action lawsuit will seek to force Chicago City Hall to cough up the money it collected from people the lawsuit claims wrongly paid parking tickets issued an ordinance placing restrictions on parking inside the city’s Central Business District, when their cars weren’t parked in the CBD.
A woman who faces potentially millions of dollars in damages after her former dentist sued her for defamation over online reviews and other alleged statements, has fired back in court, saying the Buffalo Grove dentist’s lawsuit represents an attempt to silence her constitutionally protected speech by imputing malicious intent to her statements.
Plaintiff attorneys are collecting $5.3 million for handling a class action against North Chicago-based drugmaker AbbVie, which alleged the company hid information that caused investors in a European company to lose millions after AbbVie pulled out of a merger.
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, have settled actions brought by Illinois and 41 states and the District of Columbia over its marketing practices for its transvaginal surgical mesh products.
The country’s second largest retail pharmacy chain and Illinois’ busiest casino have each been hit with class actions under an Illinois biometrics privacy law, accusing the companies of illegally tracking their customers’ movements using video technology.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has warned his fellow AGs that a reported $50 billion settlement of opioid claims will fall apart unless the states demand tight controls on fees to private lawyers and make sure the rest of the money is directed toward programs designed to address the opioid crisis, instead of state general funds.
The owners of a Cicero tow company have accused the town's attorney, Michael Del Galdo, of allegedly lying to them when he allegedly assured them they didn't need to pay rent or tow fees to the town if they performed "political favors."
Apple has now joined the ranks of companies large and small hit with a class action in Illinois under the state’s biometric information privacy law, as a group of trial lawyers have taken aim at the company’s deployment of its Siri virtual assistant.
A federal judge has tossed discrimination claims brought by a fired female instructor at Moody Bible Institute, as the judge ruled the lawsuit was barred by Supreme Court decisions mostly shielding churches and religious schools from discrimination laws.