Suit: McDonald's Late-Night Drive-Thru Policy Discriminates Against Blind PeopleThe plaintiff says the fast food giant should allow blind people to order from drive-thru's when the walk-in option isn't available.
Investigative Firm Discounts Rutherford Harassment ClaimAn investigator hired by then-state Treasurer Dan Rutherford to review a former employee's allegations of sexual harassment by the one-time gubernatorial hopeful found no evidence of harassment or retaliation, according to a copy of the review obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Lawsuit Accuses Cop Of Threatening Infant Would Feel TaserA man claims in a federal lawsuit a Chicago police officer threatened to use a Taser on him last year while he held his 1-year-old son in his arms — and warned him his son would feel the electricity.
Judge Allows Workplace Retaliation Case Against Duckworth To Go To TrialUnion County Judge David Boie rejected an effort by government lawyers to dismiss the lawsuit, allowing the case to go to trial in August and remain a campaign issue for Duckworth.
Man Sues Indiana, Road Contractors After Wife Killed When Car Drove Off Cline Avenue BridgeA Chicago man is suing the state of Indiana and its road building contractors blaming them for a fiery accident on the Cline Avenue Bridge that killed his wife 14 months ago.
City Lawyer Says Robbery Victim Shot Because He Pointed Gun At CopsWielding a shiny chrome handgun before a federal jury Monday, a lawyer for three Chicago cops being sued over a March 2012 shooting left little to the imagination.
Trial Set To Start Over 2012 Police Shooting Of Robbery VictimBassil Abdelal is set to take to trial the federal lawsuit he filed against the city and three police officers involved in his shooting. The trial has been delayed multiple times, partly because of the court-ordered release of video depicting the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Former Cook County Jail Inmate Sues Guard Over Beating Caught On TapeA former Cook County Jail inmate has sued a correctional officer over a beating at the jail three years ago.
Judge Allows Hastert Victim's Breach Of Contract Lawsuit To ProceedA day after former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to cover up allegations of sex abuse, a Kendall County judge allowed an individual at the center of the case to proceed with a lawsuit seeking the rest of the hush money Hastert had promised him.
Pelé Sues Samsung Over Improper Use Of Image In Newspaper AdThe lawsuit was filed earlier this month by attorney Fred Sperling on behalf of Pelé, 75, claiming Samsung used a Pelé look-alike in an October advertisement for televisions.
Two Questioned By Police In Wake Of Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's Death File Lawsuit Two men who were questioned by police in the aftermath of the death of Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz are filing a lawsuit, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Judge Tells City Lawyers To Move Faster On Lucas Museum CaseJudge John Darrah said at a Wednesday status hearing that he's surprised by how slowly the city has moved because its attorneys have been raising concerns that Lucas could move his $400 million museum to another city if litigation drags out.