Daily Legal News Archive

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Nearly 40 area residents are now part of lawsuits that accuse Peoples Gas of contaminating drinking water when a large amount of natural gas was leaked into the Mahomet Aquifer about three years ago.

From: 
The News-Gazette

La Salle lawyer Anthony Raccuglia was a bulldog. "He believed in his clients," said his paralegal of 23 years, Belinda Pittman, choosing the word to describe him. "He'd fight tooth and nail for them."

From: 
The Times

A major lawsuit across the nation accuses generic drug companies of colluding to raise prices, but months before that lawsuit, a local doctor filed his own.

From: 
WSIL

A new poll by Global Strategy Group on behalf of Think Big Illinois, says a majority of people in Illinois want marijuana legalized.

From: 
WQAD

8th Circuit Judge Mark Drummond to step down in August after 15 years on bench.

From: 
WTAD

Winnebago County Board Chairman Frank Haney says he intends on filing a lawsuit against the county board.

From: 
WREX

Earlier this month a jury found Steak n’ Shake guilty of violating labor laws. Then U.S. District Judge John Ross more than doubled the money owed by Steak n’ Shake, to roughly $7.7 million. The chain could face even more payments under a similar case filed by a local woman.

From: 
week.com