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A Seventh Circuit panel on Thursday vacated a lower court's dismissal of a former legal assistant's age discrimination suit against the law firm she worked for, though refused to revive her defamation claim.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. asked an Illinois federal judge Wednesday to stay a proposed class action against the company over advertising faxes that lacked opt-out clauses, arguing the court should first see whether the Seventh Circuit decertifies a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class in a related suit.
An Illinois appellate panel affirmed the dismissal of a man's malpractice suit against a hospital and doctor after his wife's death from a heart attack, finding Wednesday that the physician's care was appropriate and some of the claims in the case were too late.
James Dyson of the Dyson appliance firm is reportedly paying between $73 million and $83 million for a Park Avenue penthouse in Manhattan, Silverman Group is said to have picked up two Florida industrial buildings for $30.7 million, and co-working firm Spaces is reportedly leasing 40,000 square feet in Chicago.
A bankrupt information technology company whose former top executives face criminal fraud charges for allegedly plundering their company’s accounts and trying to hide it won’t have to pay a cent under a settlement filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Illinois federal court on Wednesday.