Lawyer liability insurance company, The Illinois State Bar Association Mutual Insurance Company, is asking a judge to declare it has no obligation to defend Chicago intellectual property attorney Christopher Niro against a lawsuit in California, accusing him of breaching his fiduciary duty, among other claims.
The dispute centers around Zellner's representation of Lathierial Boyd, a man whose conviction for murder was tossed out in 2013, in a civil rights suit Boyd brought against the Chicago Police for $20 million.
Saying customers got the chocolate candy they paid for, a federal appeals court has boxed up a class action lawsuit against Fannie May, which had accused the candymaker of under filling its candy packages.
WASHINGTON – In an annual report of “Judicial Hellholes” released today by the American Tort Reform Association, Philadelphia has claimed the No. 1 ranking – in part due to a historic $8 billion punitive damages verdict rendered this year in litigation connected to Johnson & Johnson’s anti-psychotic drug Risperdal.
An 83-year-old Chicago man is claiming one his neighbors conspired with the president of his community association, who is a sergeant with the Chicago Police Department, to have him falsely arrested in retaliation for a lawsuit against the board president and the association.
A Lake Forest development company can move forward with its lawsuit against the Village of Lincolnwood and village board president Barry Bass over claims it was illegally shut out of a deal to develop on land where an iconic hotel once stood, but a federal court dismissed two of three counts.
Sterigenics has asked a Cook County judge to dismiss a host of personal injury lawsuits against it, asserting the law does not allow it to be sued for its emissions of ethylene oxide, because the emissions were regulated by the government
A federal judge says the family of a woman who died eight days after falling out of a wheelchair while disembarking from an Alaska Airlines aircraft in Milwaukee can't sue the airline in Illinois court.
The parent company of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park is arguing hospital workers had plenty of advance notice the facility was closing, contrary to a suit by the workers that alleges employees were "blindsided" when the owners abruptly shut down, allegedly violating federal labor law.
Alsip-based food product development company Griffith Foods is facing a class action suit filed by a former machine operator who claims the company illegally collected and stored his biometric data by requiring workers to scan their fingerprints when punching the clock.