Represented employee with serious medical condition in Family Medical Leave Act action who was fired after suffering from the condition and requesting additional leave from work. Plaintiff received a favorable settlement in excess of $100,000.
Two lawsuits against a Chicago car wash resulted in a total settlement of $725,000. 17 car wash employees joined the lawsuits which alleged the workers were paid below the minimum wage rate for tipped employees in Illinois. The car washers also alleged regularly working more than 40 hours per week, but not receiving overtime pay. The car washers promptly reached early settlements after filing suit.