Ald. Settles With Genoa Over Arrest

Originally posted on Chicago Law Bulletin Ald. settles with Genoa over arrest A northern Illinois city will shell out $225,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a resident — now an alderman — who claimed he was the victim of police brutality and malicious prosecution. The federal lawsuit brought by plaintiff Charles Cravatta against Genoa […]

Cronauer Law Representing More Than 20,000 American Farmers

Originally posted on Chicago Law Bulletin Local Sycamore Attorney C. Nicholas Cronauer is part of a legal team representing more than 20,000 American corn farmers in the growing lawsuit against Syngenta, the Swiss-based seed company. Last week two members of that legal team were appointed by the Minnesota State Court as the co-lead counsels in the litigation, giving […]

Metra Case analysis

Verdict $5,300,000 Case Christopher P. Cravatta v. METRA and Northeast Regional Illinois Commuter Railroad, No. 2014-L-006667 Court Cook COunty Circuit Court Judge Joan E. Powell Date 3/21/2017 Plaintiff Attorney(s) Brett Emison, Langdon & Emison, Kansas City, MO Ken Barnes, Barnes Law Firm LLC, Kansas City, MO C. Nicholas Cronauer, Burns, Cronauer & Brown, Sycamore, IL Timothy […]