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Company reaches agreement in lawsuit brought by attorney general for explosion that killed 4 at Waukegan plant

AB Specialty Silicones has agreed to stop producing certain products and pay a fine following a lawsuit by the attorney general’s office after an explosion at their Waukegan plant killed four employees in 2019. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board released a video in April giving a detailed recreation of the May 3, […]

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Lake County to receive nearly $8 million as part of nationwide settlement with opioid manufacturers, distributors

Illinois will receive $760 million, with Lake County receiving nearly $8 million, to combat the opioid epidemic after a $26 billion settlement was finalized with drug distributors and a manufacturer. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul held a press conference Friday to announce final approval of a national $26 billion opioid settlement agreement with the nation’s […]

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McHenry County to receive $3.4 million as part of settlement with opioid manufacturers, distributors

McHenry County will receive more than $3.4 million from a settlement with opioid manufacturers and distributors as part of litigation into the opioid crisis. The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office negotiated the $3.41 million settlement with a number of opioid manufacturers and distributors, not including Purdue Pharma. The $3.41 million is McHenry County’s portion of […]

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Six Flags settles class action lawsuit for charging season pass holders during COVID-19 closure

Six Flags will allow free admission and other benefits to eligible members after settling a class-action lawsuit alleging the company charged season pass holders during the COVID-19 closures. In October, a class-action lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court against Six Flags, the Cook County Record reported. Attorneys with the firms of KamberLaw and […]