A federal judge gave a blistering condemnation of Chicago class action attorney Joseph Siprut’s request for fees in a settlement in which he had requested more than $2 million for obtaining class members settlements around $95 each.
A Chicago appellate court has overturned a lower court’s dismissal of a class action by parents who wanted paint companies to pay for mandatory tests of their children to see if the children had lead in their blood, finding the parents still hold the right to sue the companies, even though Medicaid footed the bill.
A federal judge has confirmed another recused judge's decision earlier this spring to refuse to end a class action brought by a group of bank loan officers, who accused their employer, American Bank and Trust, of shorting them wages and commissions.
Bondholders have filed a lawsuit against the city of Harvey, as well as municipal and county officials, saying the city has fallen $2.5 million behind in repaying bonds issued in 2007 and blaming an inadequate tax collection rate for the problem.
A federal judge has put a hold on any further proceedings in the massive, years-long nationwide legal action against Abbvie and other makers of so-called testosterone replacement therapy drugs, saying he wants to give both sides time to complete a potential settlement drug to permanently end the litigation.
Guardians of a disabled adult are suing sheltered care facility Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn, HCR Manorcare Inc. and a nurse, claiming negligence in the care of a resident who allegedly fell at the facility.
Jackson Park Supportive Living Facility, the University of Chicago Medical Center and Glenshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre are being sued over the death of a patient who allegedly had stayed at each of the facilities in 2016.