Woman Wins Judgment After Contractor Stopped Work, But Can't CollectWho doesn’t have a home renovation horror story? Susan Kuta sure has one.
Family Of Chequita Adams To Get $4.9 Million From City In Crash During Chase Of Off-Duty OfficerChequita Adams was killed in a high-speed chase in June 2017, when an off-duty officer fleeing from police slammed into her car.
Family Of Rashad Cunningham Sues Gary Police Officer, City Over Fatal Shooting; 'My Son ... Was Shot Down In Cold Blood'"Rashad was holding his driver’s license and his wallet, and did not present a threat to Officer Price or anyone else," attorney Andrew Stroth said.
Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing For $100 Million In Lost Pay Due To 737 Max GroundingSouthwest Airlines Pilots Association, in a complaint filed Monday on behalf of the pilots, claims Boeing "deliberately" misled pilots about the safety of the aircraft, which caused two fatal crashes in less than six months killing 346 people.
Mother Accuses Fiske Elementary School Of Kicking Her 9-Year-Old Son Out Into The Cold In West Woodlawn“They throw this kid out on the street ... and they leave him there," attorney Dan Herbert said.
Two Women Sue Former University Of Illinois Professor Gary Xu For Sexual, Physical, And Emotional Abuse; 'He Tried To Kill Me'They have filed a complaint in federal court, claiming the university is protecting Gary Xu, despite numerous allegations and complaints against him.
Gurnee Teen Sues Juul, Gas Stop For Vaping Lung DamageOfficials in Illinois confirmed in August a man died from a vaping-related illness. Last week an Indiana resident died as a result of an illness related to vaping. Nationwide, more than 450 people are known to be suffering from illnesses connected to using e-cigarettes.
Judge: Hastert Victim Broke Terms Of $3.5M Hush-Money DealA former student who Dennis Hastert sexually abused decades ago breached an unwritten $3.5 million hush-money agreement with the former U.S. House Speaker by telling family members and a friend about it, an Illinois judge ruled this week.
Woman Files Lawsuit Against River North Wealth Manager She Says Drugged, Raped Her In ItalyThe attorney for a woman who claims she was raped by a Chicago wealth manager during a vacation in Ital says the video speaks volumes and shows that she was in no shape to consent.
Russian Firm Sues Boeing Over Max Jet, Says Defects HiddenBoeing lost $3 billion in the second quarter after taking a $4.9 billion after-tax charge to cover future costs of compensating airlines and other Max customers. Boeing is working to upgrade flight-control software implicated in the crashes, and expects the plane to be cleared to fly in November.
Raoul Joins Lawsuit Seeking To Block Trump's Proposed New Rule To Detain Immigrant Children LongerIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is joining 18 other states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s efforts to eliminate limits on how long migrant children can be kept in detention.
Lawsuit Wants Panhandler Laws Declared UnconstitutionalThe filing on behalf of two panhandlers argues Illinois law and a Downers Grove ordinance violate free-speech rights of the men.
Union Wins First Step Against Boeing Over Fired WorkersThe International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers claims six workers were wrongly fired — five in retaliation for supporting the union — and others were disciplined at the plant in North Charleston, where employees build the Boeing 787.
Family Of Woman Killed On Tracks Sues CTA, Security CompanyThe lawyers allege that the security guard on the platform "failed to provide any assistance whatsoever, despite their close proximity to Felon Smith and knowledge that she was in need of assistance."
Chicago Attorney In Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit Is Youngest Woman To Lead Nationwide Multi-District Class Action CaseAmy Keller is both modest and proud about her role in the Equifax settlement. Alongside three men decades her senior, she launched a lawsuit on behalf of 147 million Americans whose private information was leaked in 2017 when hackers breached Equifax.