Posts Tagged “Lawsuit”

Court orders Ochoa to pay Town of Cicero for lawsuit costs

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Court orders Ochoa to pay Town of Cicero for lawsuit costs

Court orders Ochoa to pay Town of Cicero for lawsuit costs Appellate Court orders newly appointed MPEA Board Trustee to pay court fees in failed political intimidation lawsuit (Cicero, Illinois) — The Illinois Appellate Court Friday ordered newly appointed Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) Trustee Juan Ochoa to pay $21,202.90 to reimburse the Town…

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Jury rejects Sexual Assault lawsuit against Cicero

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Jury rejects Sexual Assault lawsuit against Cicero

$3.5 Million Cicero Sex Harassment, Racial Discrimination Suit swatted away by Federal Jury: President Dominick praises Federal Court Decision A federal court jury swept away last Wednesday a five-year legal challenge to the Town of Cicero by an employee who had sought $3.5 million in a sexual harassment and racial discrimination lawsuit against the municipality that…

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Trump University Lawsuit Moves Closer To Trial

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Trump University Lawsuit Moves Closer To Trial

New York Appeals Court ruled fraud claim against Trump University can continue. Donald Trump may have won the most delegates during Super Tuesday, but he couldn’t win in New York where a New York court ruled that the state’s fraud claim against his Trump University can proceed. The claim is seeking $40 million for the…

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Texas Sues United States Over Syrian Refugees

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Texas Sues United States Over Syrian Refugees

With little option left to stop the influx of Syrian refugees into Texas, state officials have taken the United States to court. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the U.S. government and the International Rescue Committee of Dallas to prevent a family from moving to Texas on Friday —…

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Illinois IMRF Board fumbles policies, jeopardizes state pensions

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Illinois IMRF Board fumbles policies, jeopardizes state pensions

The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), which manages hundreds of millions of dollars of retiree pensions, may have fumbled a major policy decision, opening the door to the possible revocation of pensions already awarded to many retirees. At issue is the IMRF’s leadership which might jeopardize other existing pensions Tower Legal on Invalidation of Pension…

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Newspaper Court Fight Tests Legal Strategy

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Newspaper Court Fight Tests Legal Strategy

By Barry Dredze In what is being hailed by advocates as the first successful application of the State of Illinois’ Citizens Protection Act, a DuPage Circuit Court Judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit on Tuesday, November 18 filed against a Winfield newspaper publisher by a Village Trustee who also publishes another local paper. Winfield Village Trustee…

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