Grad Student Sues Northwestern, Says Students Were Denied Services They Paid For When Classes Went Remote Over COVID-19A graduate student has filed a federal lawsuit seeking class-action status, taking on Northwestern University over COVID-19.
Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against ComEd In Wake Of Bribery SchemeThe company has admitted attempting to influence legislation regarding the regulatory process that determines the rates it is allowed to charge customers for electricity.
City Council Overhauls Vehicle Impoundment Rules, Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over Failure To Return Seized Cars To Innocent OwnersThe ordinance rolls back impoundment fines and fees that were doubled by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2011, and caps the storage fees charged to motorists whose cars have been seized at $1,000,
Aldermen To Weigh $4.95M Settlement Of Lawsuit Over Failure To Return Impounded Vehicles To Innocent OwnersA class action lawsuit against the city claims police have routinely refused to release cars seized in drug cases, even after charges were dropped, and owners were entitled to get their vehicles back.
Parent Files Class-Action Suit After Data Breach Exposes Nearly 1 Million Schoolchildren's Personal InformationA mother filed a federal class-action lawsuit on her daughter’s behalf Thursday, after nearly a million students nationwide had their personal information exposed in a data breach by a company used to track student academic progress.
Will Airline Passengers Fly Off With Millions From A Class Action Lawsuit?Sixty million dollars sounds like a lot of money. But attorneys fees could be as much as 30 percent, or $18 million. Mailing out checks could cost tens of millions, leaving little to nothing for passengers.
Female Public Defenders File Lawsuit Over Inmate 'Indecent Exposure'Hundreds of women working at the Cook County Defenders Office allege the office has not done enough to stop sexual advances by male inmates.
Chicago Residents File Lawsuit Against The City Demanding Federal Supervision Of CPDSome Chicago residents as well as community groups - including Black Lives Matter - have filed a class-action, civil rights lawsuit against the city and some police officers, alleging a pattern of police brutality and asking for something Mayor Emanuel has backed away from: a consent decree.
Lawsuit Seeking To Give Deaf Prisoners Access To Interpreters Granted Class Action StatusThe lawsuit, originally filed on behalf of 11 plaintiffs in 2011, claimed deaf and partially deaf prisoners have been denied the help they need to communicate.
Consumers Of Babies "R" Us, Toys "R" Us Baby Products Eligible For Settlement From Class Action Suit Consumers who purchased a number of baby products at Babies "R" Us or Toys "R" Us are now eligible for compensation following a class-action lawsuit.
No Class-Action Suit For Alleged Burge Torture VictimsJudge Paul P. Biebel Jr. also said he came up with a “remedy” for the unfortunate chapter in Chicago history” by assigning David Yellen, the dean of Loyola Law School as a “special master” to identify legitimate claims of torture by incarcerated men
Indiana Drivers May Be Eligible For Refund If you own a car in the State of Indiana, you might be eligible for a little extra cash.
Transit Rider Files Ventra-Related Lawsuit Against CTAA CTA bus rider has filed a federal lawsuit alleging breach of contract and consumer fraud. Among his complaints, he says he was wrongly charged for making calls to the CTA's customer service center.
Temp Workers File Class-Action Lawsuit Against WalmartA lawsuit claims Walmart and its staffing agencies failed to follow federal minimum wage and overtime laws when it required temporary workers to appear early for work, stay late to complete work and work through lunches and breaks.
Class Action Lawsuit Planned In BP Bad Gas CrisisDrivers whose vehicles have been affected by bad gas from BP are threatening to take action.