U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois News

Federal government seeks reimbursement for removal of hazardous substances at Illinois site

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 16, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The government is seeking reimbursement of costs it alleges it incurred to respond to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at a site in Illinois.

CBOE Exchange alleged to have manipulated Volatility Index

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois trading company alleges it was injured because of anticompetitive conduct of a Chicago corporation and others.

Florida insurance broker firm alleged to have billed double commissions

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Three corporations allege a Florida insurance brokerage collected millions in unauthorized commissions.

Consumer alleges Comcast opened Xfinity Mobile accounts without authorization

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 29, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois internet subscriber alleges a global telecommunications conglomerate unlawfully opened mobile accounts for cable and internet customers without their knowledge or consent, subjecting them to fraud.

Whistleblower alleges Smith & Wesson Corp. terminated him in retaliation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 14, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A former employee for a Massachusetts-based company alleges he was terminated in retaliation for whistleblower complaints.

Nissan appeals to Seventh Circuit seeking arbitration in Infiniti peeling paint class action

By Charmaine Little | Jun 13, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A major car company accused of selling vehicles with defective paint appealed the denial of its motion to compel arbitration in an ongoing class action lawsuit against it and a dealership May 16.

Worker alleges Swap.com failed to warn of mass layoff that affected nearly 200 employees

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 8, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Bolingbrook, Illinois company is alleged to have failed to warn nearly 200 employees in advance of a mass layoff.

Health care providers allege Walgreens faxes interrupted business

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 1, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Two Illinois health care providers allege they were sent unsolicited advertisements from a pharmacy chain.

Match.com user alleges site spams paying users with fake profiles

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 9, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Bensalem, Pennsylvania consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a dating website over allegations of fake and fraudulent profiles.

Florida individual alleges GoHealth, Norvax unlawfully contacted him to sell health insurance

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A St. Petersburg, Florida resident alleges that several entities engaged in an illegal telemarketing scheme to sell health insurance.

Surgeon alleges Wisconsin law firm gave him wrong deadline for patent protection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Winnetka, Illinois surgeon alleges a Wisconsin law firm and attorney gave him the incorrect deadline regarding a patent.

Panera customers allege personal information was leaked on website

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 12, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Panera customers allege that the restaurant chain recklessly exposed their personal identifying information on its website.

Man alleges he received unwanted texts from The Gent's Place Men's Fine Grooming

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 12, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Cook County, Illinois individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against a men's grooming company over allegations it sent him unwanted text messages.

Woman files suit over alleged slack-fill in Junior Mints box

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 5, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A woman has filed suit against a candy maker over allegations she was deceived by the packaging of Junior Mints.

American Express Travel Related Services alleged to have failed to honor promotional offer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 5, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A credit card company is alleged to have failed to provide a Chicago individual statement credits as advertised in a promotional offer.

Former Sky Analytics CEO files suit against Huron Consulting Group, Consilio over share purchase

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 4, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The former chairman and CEO of Sky Analytics Inc. alleges a buyer of its shares made misrepresentations and omitted facts.

Consumer claims Fashion Footware sent him unsolicited text messages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 28, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims he has received more than 140 text messages from a Burbank, Illinois company.

Passengers allege Volaris Airlines flight delay caused them to miss travel plans

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 14, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Four airline passengers allege that they suffered a loss of vacation time because their flight from Chicago to Mexico was delayed three hours.

ACE Industrial Supply alleged to have continued calls to consumer after consent was revoked

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 14, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A resident and limited liability company in Warrenville, Illinois allege that their privacy has been invaded by telemarketing calls from an industrial tool company.

Illinois woman injured in Paris terrorist attack files suit against social media giants over ISIS use of sites

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 28, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois citizen is suing social media websites for allegedly "aiding, abetting and knowingly providing support and resources to ISIS," the complaint states.