American Greetings, a leading manufacturer of greeting cards, will face a jury trial to decide its responsibility for subjecting a female employee to sexual harassment by a Jewel-Osco manager.
Former Village of North Riverside Mayor Ken Krochmal was found guilty of defaming the president of the police union during the 2013 election.
VanderCook College of Music to Stand Trial for the Alleged Failure to Protect a Female Student From On-Campus Sexual Harassment
A federal court decided that a trial by jury will determine whether a female college student suffered a hostile environment on campus after reporting a sexual assault to school administrators in violation Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.
Federal Court Orders Jury Trial to Determine Whether A City Retaliated Against One of Its Own Supervisors
After reviewing the evidence, the court determined there is enough evidence to support Lucinda Parson’s retaliation claim. Jurors will now determine if the City did, in fact, unlawfully retaliate by suspending her without pay.
City Loses Bid to Dismiss General Contractor’s Lawsuit Over Forged Easement and Political Retaliation
The City of Danville must answer allegations that high-ranking city officials retaliated against a local general contractor for supporting the Mayor’s opponent in the April 2019 election.
A federal court has ruled that a former Calumet City employee stated a claim for relief based on allegations that she was not re-appointed to work as a Freedom of Information Act Officer because of her political affiliation with the previous mayor.
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.
The City of Danville discriminated and retaliated against a former supervisor, according to a new civil rights lawsuit.
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 new federal lawsuit.
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.