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Former FOP Secretary Sues Union For Sexual Harassment

CHICAGO (CBS) – A woman who was a secretary for the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has filed a federal sexual harassment suit against the union. The lawsuit goes into some salacious detail, using words we cannot use. It accuses FOP attorney Paul Geiger of asking then-secretary Marie Marrero, “How do you like this” as […]

Illinois Appeals Court Revives $10 Billion Suit Against Philip Morris

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — A lawsuit that led to a $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-making Philip Morris USA before it was tossed out by the Illinois Supreme Court has been revived by a lower court, sending the case back to the county once tagged as among the nation’s most lawsuit-friendly turfs. The unanimous ruling Thursday by […]

Family files wrongful death suit against ambulance company

(NECN: Alysha Palumbo – Boston) – “Something that should have been very, very routine, ended up in a nightmare for myself and my family,” said the victim’s brother Peter Zacarelli. It’s been two years since Peter Zacarelli lost his 68-year-old sister Barbara Grimes. Zacarelli said, “I spoke to her that morning and she said I’m […]

City Slapped With Another Blizzageddon Wrongful Death Suit

Last month saw two wrongful death lawsuits against the city in regards to the December Blizzageddon and now we can add a third to the list. On the morning of Monday, December 27, 2010—the day after the worst of the blizzard—the son of Bed-Stuy resident Lillie Cockburn, 56, found his mother lying unconscious on the […]

Hylla approves settlement of tow-truck wrongful death suit

2/24/2011 12:00 PM By Amelia Flood A woman’s wrongful death suit filed over the deaths of her husband and infant son in a tow-truck accident is over. Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla entered the final approval of the confidential settlement between Jessica Legens, Regions Bank and all of the defendants in her 2008 suit […]

Settlement reached in sexual harassment suit involving nightclub operator

By Steve Green (contact) Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 | 9:40 a.m. A settlement has been reached in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the N9NE Group at the Palms hotel-casino in Las Vegas, restaurateur Michael Morton and other officials who used to run the N9NE Group. Leslie Culler filed the suit in December in U.S. District […]

Wrongful death suit: Round Lake Beach inmate died at Menard facility

By Beth Kramer Nov 23, 2010 Lawyers recently filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Ingram’s surviving family in Round Lake Beach, according to attorney Benjeman Nichols of Cavanagh Law Group in Chicago. Ingram died on June 26 while in custody at the Menard Correctional Facility, according to Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel. […]

Man convicted of stalking ESPN’s Erin Andrews sued by another woman

Local man convicted of stalking ESPN’s Erin Andrews sued by another woman for allegedly similar activities By: Steve Daniels November 19, 2010 (Crain’s) — Michael David Barrett, the former employee of Glenview-based Combined Insurance Co. of America who surreptitiously videotaped ESPN sports reporter Erin Andrews while she was dressing in her hotel room, is the […]