FELA is a federal law that was passed by Congress in 1908 to protect railroad workers in the event of work-related injury or illness. Read more
Wells Fargo Bank NA and Assurant Inc. have settled a putative class action lawsuit in an Illinois federal court. The two companies were accused in the case of conspiring to inflate the cost... Read more
An Illinois state jury has returned a nearly $11 million verdict against a concrete sealer manufacturer. The verdict was in favor of a man who was burned over two-thirds over his body in an... Read more
SCR Medical Transportation Paratransit Services, a company that transports the disabled, has settled a lawsuit with the family of a woman passenger killed in a Chicago crash. The family of E... Read more
An Illinois state trooper was severely injured after a semitrailer crashed into emergency vehicles along an interstate highway, killing an Illinois Tollway worker. He filed a lawsuit last mo... Read more
An Illinois jury has returned a verdict of nearly $17 million in a lawsuit involving the deaths of two teenagers and the traumatic entrapment of a third worker in a grain bin in 2010. It was... Read more
Just 18 months after a multidistrict litigation (MDL) was formed, Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH is now facing more than 2,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over severe bleeding and other in... Read more
Affordable Roofing and Exteriors Inc., located in Trenton, Ill., has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for five safety violati... Read more
An Illinois federal judge has ordered Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BIPI) to pay nearly $1 million as sanctions for discovery abuses in multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving... Read more
A letter posted detailed U.S. regulators’ finding that Exxon Mobil Corp. should pay a $2.7 million fine for alleged safety violations on its 850-mile Pegasus pipeline that poured some 19,000... Read more
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