The Illinois Supreme Court has detoured a company's challenge to a state law requiring certain passenger transport companies to carry certain amounts of underinsured motorist coverage, as the high court justices said the company, which is being sued in a personal injury case citing that law, chose the wrong legal vehicle to make its arguments.
A woman will not be able to sue her divorce attorney for allegedly mishandling her divorce case, as a state appeals panel found she did not file suit until long after she had expressed frustration with her lawyer.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As a federal agency considers whether lawyers are illegally frightening potential clients who see their television commercials, research shows drugs like Invokana and Truvada are among the most popular subjects of lawyer spending.
Sterigenics has announced plans to exit its ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization operations in Willowbrook, in spite of approval it received from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency on Sept. 20 to install emissions-capture technology at the shuttered plant.
A three-justice panel of the Illinois First District Appellate Court has upheld a massive verdict against a trucking company in relation to a 2011 Interstate 65 crash, saying a trial court properly allowed both Indiana and Illinois law to apply.
A state appellate court has affirmed dismissal of a couples' case against a Florida-based vacation resort over concerns their timeshare agreement would be binding on their children in the event the couple died.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The judge overseeing nearly 2,000 opioid lawsuits must address concerns that the cases over which he is presiding are an improper power grab by plaintiffs lawyers who signed up cities and counties as clients.
Any company in Illinois that captures anyone's likeness - even on video surveillance cameras - should be aware they could be the next target for a class action by plaintiffs' lawyers suing under Illinois' biometrics privacy law, a lawyer who specializes in cybersecurity and other related issues said.
The legal doctrine of absolute privilege could not protect Menards from paying out $20,000 to a man wrongly accused of shoplifting, because the company disputed his innocence in later legal filing, judges said.
The operators of the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino in Elgin have been hit with a class action lawsuit, accusing them of violating an Illinois biometrics law in requiring workers to scan their fingerprints when punching the clock.