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.
I was talking with lawyers about the cases that inspired our practice. It was fun to hear about their cases and the stories behind them. Here are the two cases I mentioned.