Defendants in defamation case want Prenda Law, Duffy held in contempt, further sanctioned; Hearing slated for Thursday in Chicago

DuffyCHICAGO -  The defendants in an ongoing defamation suit have asked a federal judge to hold Chicago attorney Paul Duffy and the now-dissolved Prenda Law firm in contempt and impose additional sanctions on them for failing to pay a previously ordered $11,000-plus sanctions award on time.Defense counsel filed the motion in Chicago’s federal court on Feb.  6, one day after the deadline for the duo Read More »

Supreme Court urges legislature to reexamine tax on nursing home beds; Says just because a tax is permissible doesn’t mean its wise

Although it ruled in the state’s favor in a case challenging a tax imposed on nursing homes, the Illinois Supreme Court on Friday asked the legislature it take another look at the so-called “bed tax” and decide whether it’s really necessary to charge certain operators, like those that don’t participate in the Medicaid system or government-funded programs. Read More »