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.
Class action trial lawyer Jay Edelson has secured a court seal on his firm's financial records, after saying he feared his wife's divorce lawyers would feed it to the firm of Johnson & Bell, which is suing Edelson's firm in a separate matter.
A state court in North Carolina has struck down a gerrymandered legislative district map, becomign the second state whose courts have used a provision also found in Illinois' state constitution to invalidate a district map favoring Republicans.
A state appeals court has vacated a large attorney fee sanction award facing a business owner, saying he was never properly served and therefore was not under the jurisdiction of the court for the purposes of the lawsuit.
A state appeals court has refused to reinstate a malpractice lawsuit against a Chicago lawyer, who was alleged to have mismanaged a lawsuit brought by the parents of a woman killed in a drunk driving crash after leaving a concert in Tinley Park, ruling the case was weak rather than botched.
An Illinois appeals court has ruled that a North Carolina online auto auctioneer's advertising, emails, phone calls and its online auctions mean the company has done enough business in Illinois to be sued in Illinois state court for allegedly misleading an Illinois customer about the SUV he purchased online, even though the online seller's terms and conditions said disputes should be settled in North Carolina courts.
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.
CHICAGO — An Illinois appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a former Moraine Valley Community College student's suit against the school after he was punished for calling his female professor a derogatory word while performing an improvisation skit in an acting class that involved a pimp and prostitute as characters.
A patient who was mistakenly given someone else's allergy shot at a University of Illinois Medical Center allergy clinic that was 100 times her intended dose, has lost her appeal for a new trial and her challenge of a jury's zero damages verdict.
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 state appeals panel ssys the Markham Park District owes law firm Tressler LLP money for work the firm performed as the district geared up to defeat a 2011 referendum that would have disbanded the district.
In divorce, Chicago class action lawyer Jay Edelson wants his wife’s attorneys kicked off the case, because he alleges they could feed sensitive information to Johnson & Bell, which is suing Edelson for allegedly disparaging their practice.
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.
In a dispute about what constitutes an “act of duty” death, a state appeals panel agreed the Maywood Police Pension Board was right to deny a surviving spouse pension to the wife of an officer who died as a result of a drug overdose.
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.