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A photo taken outside the Bridgeview Courthouse. A woman can proceed with her lawsuit against the county and sheriff’s deputies who stopped her from using a camera outside the southwest-suburban facility. – AP Photo/Brian Kersey

Woman arrested for filming outside courthouse can pursue suit

A woman arrested for filming outside a suburban Cook County courthouse got the go-ahead to pursue her claims that sheriff’s deputies violated her constitutional rights.
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Facing sex-abuse suits, Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy

Barraged with sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection this morning in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on.
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Salvi Law’s Olszewski, a ‘future star,’ remembered for work ethic

Salvi Schostok & Pritchard P.C. partner Tara R. Devine was a mentor to colleague Elizabeth R. Olszewski, but Devine considered herself the lucky one.

Libertyville loses in appeal to stop development over traffic concerns

An appeals panel ruled traffic safety concerns shouldn’t halt a north-suburban development deal involving the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.

$8.5M settlement reached after truck injury

A truck driver who sustained ankle injuries when he fell while manually covering the load on his truck with a tarpaulin has settled his lawsuit for $8.5 million.

Holland & Knight group leaves to start Elrod Friedman

A group of 10 attorneys are leaving Holland & Knight LLP’s municipal government practice to form a new boutique firm led by partners Steven M. Elrod and Peter M. Friedman.

ARDC board urges disbarment over converted settlement funds

An Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission Hearing Board recommended disbarment for a Chicago attorney accused of converting a client’s settlement funds and neglecting other clients’ cases.

Class approved in overtime lawsuit against logistics giant

A group of supply chain workers can bring an Illinois Minimum Wage Law claim as a class action against C.H. Robinson for alleged unpaid overtime wages, a federal judge ruled this week.
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