United States Seventh Circuit - November 2018 Opinion Summaries

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Griffin v. Teamcare

United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, ERISA
In an amended opinion, reinstated a physician's ERISA claims alleging that a patient's health plan had paid her less than the usual, reasonable, and...
11/30/2018 18‐2374

McCann v. Ogle County, Illinois

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed summary judgment in favor of county officials and others on a claim that they provided inadequate medical care to a pretrial detainee, who...
11/30/2018 17-3139

Seventh Avenue, Inc. v. Shaf International, Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Intellectual Property, Sanctions, Trademark
Affirmed that a corporation was in contempt of a consent judgment because its outside counsel failed to respond to a motion alleging a violation of...
11/30/2018 18-1829

Lewis v. Wilkie

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a cook employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs lacked evidence that he suffered retaliation for his earlier Equal Employment...
11/29/2018 18‐1702

Daniels v. FanDuel, Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Sports Law, Gaming Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit in which three former college football players contended that online fantasy-sports games violated their statutory...
11/29/2018 17-3051

US v. Hatch

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed an above-Guidelines sentence for trafficking firearms into Chicago. Held that a trial judge may depart from the Sentencing Guidelines based...
11/29/2018 18-1282

Lebamoff Enterprises, Inc. v. Rauner

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Antitrust & Trade Regulation
In a case involving states' power to regulate liquor sales, held that the plaintiffs stated a claim that Illinois unlawfully refused to license...
11/28/2018 17-2495

Bogart v. Vermilion County, Illinois

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law
Held that it was not unlawful to fire a high-level county government official for her political affiliation, because her position's substantial fiscal...
11/26/2018 18-1719

McCann v. Brady

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Held that legislative immunity blocked an Illinois state senator from suing the senate minority leader for violating his constitutional rights by...
11/26/2018 18-2175

Griffin v. Teamcare

United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, ERISA
Reinstated a physician's ERISA claims alleging that a patient's health plan paid her less than the usual, reasonable, and customary rate for her...
11/26/2018 18-2374