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Case Results

  • The Aslam matter settled for $230,000, represented Phillip O'Bannon against the board and that settled for about $570,000.00. N.D.IL # 00 C 7547 (Holderman, J.)

  • Robert W. Senske v. Sysbase, Inc., 7th Cir. No. 09-1610 (whether termination of top sales person was age-based where company claimed the employee obtained his sales figures from others and did not work well with new management)(pending)

  • Hallinan v. FOP, 570 F.3d 811 (7th Cir. Ill. 2009)(unsuccessful candidate for FOP president drummed out of union without due process-court of appeals affirms district court that section 1983 was not available due to a lack of state action)(certiorari pending - FOP ordered to respond)

  • People v. Gariano, 366 Ill. App. 3d 379, 852 N.E.2d 344 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2006)(affirmed indecent solicitation over an Internet chat room, rejecting appellant's argument that the state statutes required a court order for use of transcribed chat conversations-dissent agrees)

  • Ricardo Fernandez v. Officer Rodriguez, et al, NDIL No.09 C 4297 (plaintiff's right to due process violated by police removing him from a public way and placing him in a mental hospital where he was not released for five days where they conceded they had no probable cause to believe a crime was occurring - pending)

  • Warfield v. BTI Communications, Ltd., NDIL No. 07 C 3411 (representing company-religious discrimination claim settled for nominal sum)

  • People v. A. Rodriguez, 312 Ill. App. 3d 920; 728 N.E.2d 695 (1st Dist. 2000) (conviction for murder and 60-year sentence reversed for lack of reliable evidence)

  • People v. Caballes, 221 Ill. 2d 282, 284 (Ill. 2006) (Illinois Supreme Court finds by 4-3 that the state constitution's right to privacy clause does not provide greater protection than the Fourth Amendment in a dog-sniff case)

  • Sweilem v. Ill. Dep't of Revenue, 372 Ill. App. 3d 475, 865 N.E.2d 459 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2007)(failure to properly notify petitioners that the Dep't of Revenue had issued notice of penalty liability to them as corporate officers, adding up to more than $850,000 in penalties and interest required reversal)

  • Muhammad Aslam v. Chicago Public Schools, N.D. IL. No. 06 CV 4920 (jury hung 7-1 for plaintiff-settled for $250,000.00 in Section 42 USC 1981/Title VII suit-2009)