Category Archives: Chicago

McDonald’s Facing Multiple Complaints of Sexual Harassment

  Sexual harassment can occur at any place of employment – be it a small family-owned business or a big, multi-national company. It can happen at a private firm or a government agency. One thing is for certain — there … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment on the Job

We are frequently contacted by individuals who describe inappropriate and often vulgar conduct that they have experienced at work.  They inquire as to whether we believe they have a valid claim for sexual harassment.  In many instances, we have to … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Getting older is a fact of life, and for many, nursing homes eventually become their new homes. And while living in a nursing home might be as inevitable as aging, you can take certain measures to ensure that all reasonable … Continue reading

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Chicago lawyer faces sanctions for suit against Malaysia Airlines

By Steve Schmadeke A Chicago aviation lawyer who made international news when she filed the first court action shortly after a Malaysia Airlines jet vanished earlier this year now faces sanctions from Illinois’ attorney disciplinary agency for filing the allegedly … Continue reading

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Chicago cop wins $540K suit against sergeant accused of taunting him

Retired Chicago Police Sgt. Lawrence C. Knasiak was twice commended by the city council for his “dedication, professionalism and personal sacrifice” during a nearly 30-year career with the department. Apparently that sense of civic duty didn’t extend to cops he … Continue reading

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Family of Drowned Brothers Plans $60 Million Lawsuit

A law firm representing the family of two Gary boys who drowned in an excavation pit in Hobart last month plans to file a $60 million lawsuit. Terrion Smith, 8, and Donel Smith, 9, fell into the pond at 4040 … Continue reading

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Newspapers Move to Unseal Chicago’s Opioid Lawsuit

The Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today have moved to intervene in the lawsuit the city of Chicago is prosecuting against pharmaceutical companies over the epidemic of opioid painkiller abuse. The three newspapers want to intervene to … Continue reading

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Hegewisch Personal Injury Attorney

The Law Office of Jeffrey Friedman, P.C. is here for you when you need a lawyer. As an experienced Personal Injury Attorney, we serve clients throughout the Hegewisch (60633) neighborhood of Chicago.

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Father Trapped in County Jail Considers Lawsuit

Man seeks surveillance footage and witness statements from jail A man who was trapped in a room for more than 30 hours while trying to visit his son at Cook County Jail over the weekend is seeking surveillance footage and … Continue reading

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Chicago And A Pair Of Counties Bring Lawsuit Against OxyContin Makers

Two California counties and the city of Chicago, hard hit by OxyContin addiction, are suing the drug’s manufacturers. Reporter Emily Green says they’re charging that the drug-makers have contributed to an epidemic of prescription drug abuse. Chicago And A Pair … Continue reading

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