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Illinois Judge Grants Bill Of Discovery In Fatal Condo Fire Action

CHICAGO - An Illinois judge on Jan. 28 granted a plaintiff's emergency bill of discovery in a wrongful death action filed following a fatal condominium fire, ordering the defendants to preserve 911 tapes and other documents (Patricia Fasula v. Lakefront ...read more

Illinois Federal Judge Reduces Punitive Award For Injury In Grain Bin Explosion

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - A federal judge in Illinois on Feb. 8 agreed to decrease by more than $7 million the amount of punitive damages awarded to a worker who was seriously injured in an explosion, calling the original award excessive (John W. Jentz, ...read more

Most Watson Fentanyl Patch MDL Cases Reported Settled

CHICAGO - A settlement approval hearing for most of the federal Watson fentanyl patch cases was scheduled in a March 12 order by the Illinois federal judge overseeing the litigation (In Re: Watson Fentanyl Patch Products Litigation, MDL No. 2372, N.D ...read more