Jeff has appeared on WGN Radio 720’s Let’s Get Legal radio program on several occasions to discuss employment law and other legal issues in the news.
The Illinois Appellate Court unanimously affirmed the jury verdict and fraud judgment awarded to a computer software engineer who claimed his partner tricked him into closing their proprietary trading company to take all of the profits for himself.
Jeff appeared on WGN Radio 720’s Let’s Get Legal show to answer listener questions about employment law on Labor Day weekend.
The City of Danville discriminated and retaliated against an employee who worked as the City’s only LGBTQ supervisor, according to a new civil rights lawsuit filed by Lucinda Parson
The Village of North Riverside is retaliating against Detective Sergeant Frank Schmalz for filing a civil rights lawsuit by refusing to follow a court order directing the Village to pay his line-of-duty disability pension benefits, according to allegations in a…
Federal judge rules railroad-employer must face trial on invasion of privacy claims.
What is the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? The FMLA is a law that allows employees to take unpaid leave to care for serious health conditions without fear of losing their job.
Class action lawsuit alleges the Village of Antioch Police Department illegally surveilled and recorded thousands of private, non-emergency calls of citizens.
Chicago employees who face unpredictable work shifts finally get a break: the Fair Workweek” ordinance takes full effect for 2021.
A Charleston nursing student was terminated for reporting he was being harassed at work based on his sexual orientation, according to a new federal lawsuit.
It can be difficult to discuss personal medical concerns at work. Here is an interesting article for employees who are worried about COVID and going back to the office.
A Cook County jury’s $2.5 million verdict in a partnership dispute was one of the top 50 verdicts in Illinois in 2019.
The Village of North Riverside, the former mayor and former police chief will face trial on claims they violated Sergeant Frank Schmalz’s First Amendment rights, a federal judge ruled.
A female employee who alleged she was sexually harassed by a store manger who worked for a different employer can proceed with sex discrimination claims against her employer, and the store manager’s employer, a judge ruled.
A new Charge of Discrimination alleges that Ethan Richardson was terminated by Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System for reporting he was being harassed by coworkers because he is gay.
A Chicago nursing home fired a nurse supervisor for whistleblowing about COVID-19 safety issues, according to a lawsuit filed today.
A federal court advanced a female student’s Title IX lawsuit alleging she was mistreated after she reported a sexual assault to college officials.
The City of Danville’s only Black administrative assistant filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging she was the victim of race discrimination and retaliation.
Four state employees filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that Command staff officers for the Illinois State Police and Illinois Tollway retaliated against veteran employees for speaking out about corruption.
A State’s Attorney alleged he was sexually harassed by his supervisor when they worked in the McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Female workers file class action lawsuit for invasion of privacy, negligence and sexual harassment after finding hidden camera in Clinic bathroom.
A Cook County jury’s $10 million-dollar invasion of privacy, negligence award for seven women who worked at a hospital was one of the top 20 verdicts in Illinois in 2018.
Jury awards $2.5 million to a computer software engineer who claimed his former business partner defrauded him and stole the business.
Seven hospital employees were awarded over $10 million for invasion of privacy and negligent supervision claims.
A federal court ordered the Village of Antioch to promote Dawn Geraty to Sergeant five months after she won her sex discrimination lawsuit.
The Village of Antioch twice refused to promote one of its most senior police officers because she was a woman, according to a federal jury.
A detective alleged the Cook County Sheriff’s Office violated disability discrimination laws by refusing to accommodate the post-traumatic stress disorder he suffered during his military service in the Gulf War.
A whistleblower’s claim that a large Chicago contractor over-billed the government on affordable housing construction projects will be decided by a jury, a federal court ruled.
A construction manager who was wrongfully fired and falsely accused of taking bribes was awarded $3.2 million in damages by a jury.