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Chicago Lawsuits

City Spent $169 Million In Lawsuit Settlements Under Rahm

Posted 09.24.2013 | Chicago

The City of Chicago has shelled out $169 million in lawsuit settlements under Mayor Rahm Emanuel -- nearly triple the amount paid in the final two yea...

WATCH: Nanny Run Over By Drunk City Worker Speaks Out

Posted 09.19.2011 | Chicago

A 25-year-old nanny who was critically injured when a city Department of Streets and Sanitation pickup truck operated by a reportedly drunk driver str...

WATCH: Man Sues Chicago Police Over Punch In Face, Caught On Tape

Posted 09.06.2011 | Chicago

A 24-year-old West Pullman man filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that his civil rights were violated when a Chicago police officer punched him in the...

Suburban School District Sues Family for $30K, Claims They Don't Live in Town

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

Suburban high school officials are suing the parents of two students enrolled in classes during the 2009-2010 school year, accusing the family of livi...

City To End Policy Of Settling Small Lawsuits

Chicago Public Radio | Rob Wildeboer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The city of Chicago's law department is going to start spending more money to fight off small lawsuits....

The City's Massive Lawsuit Payments

Chicago Reader | Mike Dumke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In January, after years of legal and political battles, the city agreed to pay $19.8 million to settle lawsuits by four men who were tortured by polic...