Date Set for Zane Seipler, Keith Nygren Settlement Conference

Here’s the latest Federal Court action in former McHenry County  Sheriff’s Deputy Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination case against Keith Nygren, et al: 3-20-14: MOTION by Defendants County Of McHenry, Anton Cundiff, William Lutz, John Miller, Keith Nygren, Popovits, Sheriff of … Continue reading

Milliman Case Against Nygren, Zinke, et al, Goes Slowly

Former McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman was in Federal Court yesterday, where his attorney, Thomas Crooks, did some fencing with Sheriff Keith Nygren’s representative from the James Sotos law firm, Amy P. Engerman. With Magistrate Judge P. Michael Mahoney’s … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Continuing His Fight To Expose “the Culture of Corruption and Cover-up” in the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office

A message from former McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Zane Seipler, stimulated by Federal Judge Frederick Kapala’s court order. Last night I was informed by my lawyer of the monetary sanctions that were imposed by the Federal Court. Needless to … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Ordered to Pay $240,500 for Trial Misconduct

Here is the order that Judge Frederick Kapala issued on Friday: ORDER Defendants’ bill of costs [447] is accepted in part and rejected in part. In accordance with this court’s previous order [446], plaintiff is hereby directed to pay $240,499.66 … Continue reading

Sheriff Nygren Loses Effort to Make Public Psychological Evaluation That Office Marked Confidential

In the wrongful termination suit filed by fired McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman, Sheriff Keith Nygren and Undersheriff Andy Zinke have for some reason been trying to make a doctor’s evaluation of Milliman’s suitability to be on duty public. … Continue reading

Should Sheriff Keith Nygren Have Known that Retaliatory Action Based on Deputy Scott Milliman’s Deposition Testimony Was Unconstitutional?

That headline pretty much summarizes the final question Federal Judge Frederick Kapala had to decide in whether or not to dismiss former McHenry County Sheriff Deputy Scott Milliman’s wrongful termination suit. The Judge points out it had to determine “whether … Continue reading

Scott Milliman’s Wrongful Termination Case Against Sheriff Keith Nygren Alive and Kicking

Federal District Court Judge Fredrick Kapala refused to dismiss a second case brought by two men fired by McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren, this time the one brought by Scott Milliman. Milliman was fired by Nygren for testifying in a … Continue reading

Sheriff Keith Nygren Fails to Get Zane Seipler’s Wrongful Termination Suit Tossed, Seipler Assessed Attorney’s Fees

That’s what I read from the following summary of McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s attorney James Sotos’ attempt to obtain dismissal of Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination suit. This case involves a dispute between plaintiff, Zane Seipler, and defendants, … Continue reading

No Back Pay Requested in Bob Schlenkert Wrongful Termination Suit at Sheriff’s Department

Over a year ago, Sheriff’s Deputy Bob Schlenkert won the right to return to work over the objections of McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygran. Today, the Northwest Herald reports a settlement has been reached. I decided to see whether the … Continue reading

Philpott Beats Nygren

Acting as his own attorney, Woodstock Advocate blogger Gus Philpott prevailed Wednesday in Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney against McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren lawyer. James Sotos, Nygren’s attorney in former Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination suit, sent his associate … Continue reading