Appeals panel: Ex-Redflex executive can't claim share of $20M paid to city to settle red-light camera bribes claims
Saying to find otherwise would give “fraudsters” the chance to profit from bribery, a federal appeals panel has upheld a lower court’s decision to bar a figure at the center of Chicago’s red light camera bribery scheme from claiming a cut of the settlement paid to City Hall by the city’s former red light camera vendor.
Class action: Hertz owes for tacking on 10 percent 'concession recovery' charge at non-airport locations
A Chicago woman has filed a class action lawsuit against car rental company Hertz, accusing the company of wrongly adding on a 10 percent fee, meant to cover “concession fees” typically charged by airports, hotels and other sites from which Hertz or its other brands may rent cars, even when the rental location isn’t required to pay such a fee.
Harrowing bus ride involved high passenger making threats, driver who refused to stop, even for cops: Lawsuit
A man is suing Greyhound Line Inc. and Firstgroup America Inc. after he and other passengers on an allegedly harrowing bus trip from Milwaukee to Chicago were threatened by a man, high on drugs, who claimed to have a gun, and then were trapped in the bus, as the driver allegedly refused to pull over, even during a police chase that ended only when the bus was disabled by running over two sets of spike strips.
There’s no shortage of animosity between Chicago baseball fans and their St. Louis rivals, and now the same can be said of purveyors of food and drink, as Missouri-based Billy Goat Chip Company LLC has responded to a trademark lawsuit brought by Chicago’s Billy Goat Tavern with a countersuit of its own, alleging the iconic downtown Chicago establishment has no legal stake to ownership of the “Billy Goat” name.