As 2019 dawns, Benesch continues the expansion of its Chicago office with the announcement that Laura D. Pone has been hired as an associate.
BELLEVILLE — Attorneys David Nelson and Matthew Armstrong have filed another no-injury class action lawsuit against a food manufacturer for allegedly falsely advertising that the defendant's products were all natural.
CHAMPAIGN – Illinois Democratic Heartland, a committee the party created to elect Downstate legislators, gave 57th Senate District candidate Christopher Belt $250,000 on Thursday, Nov. 1.
Three local Democrat House members seeking re-election next week are among the top beneficiaries of campaign cash raining down from House Speaker Mike Madigan, whose interests in recent weeks have been showered with greenbacks from the trial bar.
While a Russian hack into the state's voter database didn't alter election results in 2016, the threat of a more serious attack this year motivated Illinois election officials to partner with one of the most highly-trained cyber security forces around to deal in real time with potential breaches.
Like some other single 30-year-olds, Bridget Fitzgerald still lives with her parents, in Western Springs.
Pension reform is a moral imperative. The alternative is a future in which core services are cut, taxes are raised, and pensioners risk losing what they’ve already been promised as the funds go insolvent.
Several manufacturers face a lawsuit brought by a couple claiming exposure to asbestos.
Illinois industry shoulders the burden of the highest workers’ compensation costs in the region. But what many Illinoisans paying some of the nation’s highest property taxes may not realize is that they’re picking up the tab for those costs, too.
When it comes to political graft, paying people under the table isn’t too complicated – as long as you have some blurred lines to hide in.
Split in Mautino spending decision is defeat for challenger, but earlier ruling means auditor general can’t run again
CHICAGO – Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino’s former campaign committee violated no laws by identifying a garage and a bank as recipients of payments that others received, the state election board decided on July 10.
CHICAGO – The Illinois State Board of Elections (SBE) has introduced a merit-based pay structure for its employees and is able to do so because of its uniquely independent status within the state.
BELLEVILLE – A Belleville woman alleges her late father developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos during his life.
BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband's lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure during his career.
BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her late husband's lung cancer was caused by his exposure to asbestos during his employment.
General Electric Company, others allegedly failed to warn woman about dangers of working around asbestos
An estate administrator is suing Borg-Warner Morse TEC LLC, General Electric Company and several other companies for alleged negligence.
IL Bar Assn: State overreach threatens ability of property tax lawyers to work; State: Lawyers can't be appraisers
A Cook County judge could soon weigh in on a legal fight between Illinois’ largest association of lawyers and a state regulatory agency, over the question of whether that state agency has the authority to effectively bar Illinois property tax lawyers from offering estimates of a property’s value when representing property owners before a state or county property tax appeal board.
The Fourth District Appellate Court on Tuesday ruled that the Illinois State Board of Elections must revisit allegations that embattled Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino's campaign committee made more than $200,000 in illegal payments while he served as a state representative, according to a press release from the Liberty Justice Center.