lawsuit

American Civil Liberties Union Takes DCFS To Court

Feb 16, 2015
Wikipedia

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Illinois’ child welfare system for not effectively monitoring children in its care.

The ACLU has been overseeing how the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services cares for kids for more than 20 years. They have federal court authority to do that.

University Village / uvdekalb.com

Officials at a DeKalb apartment complex agreed to pay $255,000 for a lawsuit that began last year.

Regina Wallace's family allege University Village violated fair housing laws. They say the complex failed to meet her disability needs and retaliated against her for requesting accommodation.

Illinois labor unions have filed another lawsuit seeking to have the state's pension overhaul declared unconstitutional.

Additional Pension Lawsuits Expected

Dec 30, 2013
state of Illinois

The first legal action taken against Illinois' new pension law isn't expected to be the last.

Suit Takes On "Freaky Fast" Claims

Oct 16, 2012
public domain use

An Illinois man hit by a Jimmy John's delivery driver wants to sue the Champaign-based company over its "freaky fast" delivery promise. But the sandwich maker says it shouldn't be held liable for its advertising slogans.  

Another lawsuit filed against retiree health insurance law

Aug 22, 2012

A class action lawsuit seeks to overturn an Illinois law that calls for retired state workers to pay more for their health insurance.  As part of union agreements, members with long careers in government had their premiums fully covered by the state.  The new law will make them pay a premium.

Lawsuit filed against Illinois campaign finance law

Jul 26, 2012

A conservative political group is suing to overturn contribution limits on Illinois election campaigns.

A former Illinois judge is taking legal action to prevent state retirees from having to pay more for their health insurance. Governor Pat Quinn recently signed the measure into law. It aims to reduce the cost of providing coverage to retired state workers.

Dixon sues auditors over stolen funds

Jun 11, 2012

The northern Illinois city has decided to take legal action in response to the Rita Crundwell case. The lawsuit says the accounting firms the city was using should have noticed that millions of dollars had gone missing.