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Defendants remove wrongful termination suit to federal court; fired employee alleges breach of contract

Andrew Thomason Oct. 17, 2013, 10:40am


In-flight assault leads to lawsuit

Thomas Kallies Oct. 17, 2013, 3:58am

Patrick Loughnane filed suit in the Cook County Circuit Court on Oct. 9, naming United Airlines as defendant.Loughnane claims he was flying from Chicago to Orange County, Calif., when he was assaulted by a fellow passenger. Loughnane goes on to say the passenger was disoriented or intoxicated and assaulted the flight crew and other passengers. Loughnane is now suing United Airlines, alleging it negligently

Blind woman sues eight defendants, claiming they failed to diagnose her condition

Thomas Kallies Oct. 17, 2013, 3:43am

Tamekia Johnson is suing Amal Agarwal D.O. Ltd., Midway Emergency Physicians LLC, ApolloMD Inc., Waukegan Illinois Hospital Co. LLC, Waukegan Hospital Corp., Vista Imaging Associates S.C. and Steven Nydick MD, for allegedly failing to diagnose a condition which left her blind.

University of Chicago named in slip and fall case

Thomas Kallies Oct. 17, 2013, 3:22am


Man sues city after allegedly being attacked by security guards

Whitney Brakken Oct. 16, 2013, 5:57pm

A man is suing over claims he was grabbed by security guards without cause while at a train station.

Whole Foods faces lawsuit from customer who claims she was robbed

Whitney Brakken Oct. 16, 2013, 5:42pm

A woman is suing over claims she was assaulted, battered and robbed.

Insurance company seeks declaratory judgment over duty to defend homeowners association

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 16, 2013, 2:37pm


Dying prisoner files federal lawsuit seeking release

Rhys Saunders Oct. 16, 2013, 10:04am


Appellate court affirms nearly $2M award to bicyclist who sued city for negligence

Andrew Thomason Oct. 15, 2013, 11:02am

An appeals panel this month upheld nearly $2 million in damages the City of Chicago was ordered to pay a man who broke his left shoulder in a bicycling accident.

Three former employees sue Rockford Career College for age discrimination

Rhys Saunders Oct. 15, 2013, 10:32am


Chicago attorney reprimanded over conduct during basketball game

Bethany Krajelis Oct. 11, 2013, 3:09pm

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (IARDC) reprimanded a Chicago lawyer this week for pushing and kicking a teen during a pick-up basketball game.

7th Circuit upholds $25 million jury award to man wrongfully convicted of 1993 murder

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 11, 2013, 10:03am


Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission seeks public comments on proposed forms

Bethany Krajelis Oct. 10, 2013, 4:23pm

A commission created by the Illinois Supreme Court is seeking public comments on forms intended to help make the court process easier for litigants in civil cases.

Suit over crash between Metra and Amtrak trains removed to federal court

Andrew Thomason Oct. 10, 2013, 2:13pm


Skokie inn sues city of Chicago over weed control ordinances; seeks class action status and refund

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 10, 2013, 12:28pm


I-LAW stops in Chicago for its annual "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week"

Bethany Krajelis Oct. 9, 2013, 3:24pm

A legal watchdog group stopped in Chicago today as part of a statewide tour to promote its annual “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week.”

First District affirms dismissal of construction company's suit against settling party in car crash case

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 9, 2013, 10:43am


Judge grants Duffy's request for extension to respond to amended counterclaim in Prenda Law's defamation suit

Bethany Krajelis Oct. 8, 2013, 3:18pm


Appeals panel upholds forum ruling in wrongful death suit over terrorist bombing of Jordan hotel

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 7, 2013, 11:32am


Appellate Court: trucking companies must pay state taxes on "pass-through miles"

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 4, 2013, 12:30pm