Daily Legal News Archive

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

A Wood Dale teacher is seeking reimbursement for unpaid time she took off after the birth of her child in a case that is set to go before the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday.

From: 
The Daily Herald

Illinois lawmakers are raising questions about the integrity of state elections after the secretary of state admitted hundreds of non-citizens were registered as voters, and could have cast ballots illegally in the 2018 election.

From: 
WGN

Felony filings once again have increased in Kane County. “It’s no specific one area,” Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon said during a recent media briefing. “It’s just kind of across the board. It's something that we're looking at. I don’t anticipate that it will affect drastically the demands on staffing in the office. It’s just something for the community to kind of be aware of.”

From: 
Kane County Chronicle

An Illinois healthcare manufacturing company has temporarily closed because it couldn’t meet new state standards for ethylene oxide, a cancer-causing chemical.

From: 
WGIL

MightyVine is suing a major grower of greenhouse tomatoes over its use of the term “mighty” in its branding. The company, which grows hydroponic tomatoes in a greenhouse in Rochelle, Illinois, has filed a federal lawsuit against Canadian grower Mastronardi Produce, whose Sunset brand of tomatoes can be found at many U.S. retailers.

From: 
The Journal Gazette

Authorities have received a notice that the driver’s license of former U.S. Attorney Stephen R. Wigginton has been suspended, but his attorney has asked for a hearing to rescind the suspension.

From: 
The Telegraph