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  • December 07, 2021

    Jury Says State Farm Owes Fla. Man $3M In Uninsured Crash

    A Florida state jury has ordered insurance giant State Farm to pay a Jacksonville man $3.2 million after the company refused to pay medical expenses and other costs related to a car crash caused by an uninsured driver.

  • December 07, 2021

    Former Shkreli Co. Inks Deal Worth Up To $40M With FTC, AGs

    Martin Shkreli's former company and one of its executives settled out of an antitrust lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general Tuesday, with a deal in New York federal court.

  • December 07, 2021

    Ill. Insurance Co. Exec Pleads Guilty To $6M Fraud Scheme

    The former controller of a Chicago insurance company pled guilty on Tuesday to charges that he ran a nearly $6 million scheme in which he diverted his employer's money to accounts he owned and controlled.

  • December 07, 2021

    Ill. Judge Pauses BNSF BIPA Suit Pending 7th Circ. Ruling

    An Illinois federal judge on Tuesday granted BNSF Railway's request to pause a proposed biometric privacy class action it's facing until the Seventh Circuit issues a decision in an appeal that could potentially answer the question of when claims accrue under the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act.

  • December 07, 2021

    Ill. Immigrant Detention Law Withstands Counties' Challenge

    An Illinois federal judge ruled that an Illinois law barring contracts with federal agencies to hold migrants in civil immigration detention is not preempted by federal law, tossing a challenge brought by two counties against the state's attorney general.

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