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Class members get $6, lawyers take $950K in proposed Ill. settlement

Amelia Flood Jul. 27, 2011, 10:44am

Cueto BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - A 2008 class action filed over the effectiveness of a generic immune system supplement sold by CVS Pharmacies Inc. has settled and is one step closer to being over.

Final approval hearing for Big Sky settlement set Monday

Amelia Flood Jul. 12, 2010, 10:34am

Stack EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack is set to give the final go-ahead to a $21 million settlement in a long running class action suit brought by small business owners against AT&T.

Mt. Dew mouse would be 'jelly-like,' Pepsi argues

Amelia Flood Jul. 7, 2010, 12:57pm

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) The maker of Mountain Dew soft drinks and a man who allegedly got a mouthful of mouse along with his swig of the beverage agreed to move a summary judgment hearing last week.

Law professor says less is more in consumer protection law

Amelia Flood Jun. 10, 2009, 5:34pm

Ben-Shahar In his years of studying mandates on product disclosures and other parts of consumer protection law, Omri Ben-Shahar has come to realize one thing.

Illinois Supreme Court strikes long-time asbestos evidence ruling

Amelia Flood Apr. 17, 2009, 11:20am

Charles Freeman SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - The Illinois Supreme Court has delivered a blow to a long-standing asbestos evidence rule that had been a defendant's bane.