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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

November 1998Volume 86Number 11Pages don'tknow

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Practice News

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Illinois Law Update

Attorney's fees appropriately awarded in frivolous traffic accident complaint alleging that the defendant had not taken appropriate preventative actions when stopped at a red light; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

600
Tort Law/Contracts | By
Mark C. Friedlander
and
Andrea B. Friedlander
The Illinois Supreme Court has found that the economic loss doctrine bars tort malpractice claims against some professionals but not others. But where to draw the line...?
606
Legal Malpractice | By
Peter A. Monahan
and
Patricia M. Noonan
Here's how this soon-to-be published Restatement is likely to affect lawyer malpractice liability in Illinois.
612
Witnesses | By
John M. Stalmack
and
Kelly A. Giampa
A comprehensive review of permissible cross-examination of medical experts under Illinois law.
622
Civil Practice | By
Leonard A. Nelson
Courts have misconstrued the ISRA to plaintiffs' detriment, this author argues.
628
Practice of Law | By
Ellen E. Deason
UPL, ADR, judicial independence, technology—all were on the docket at this year's forward-looking Allerton House Conference.

Columns

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Editor’s Note | By
Stephen C. Buser
This month's IBJ features a pair of articles that deal in some way with lawyer civil liability.
588
President’s Page | By
Timothy L. Bertschy
I was recently asked to speak for our profession on a particular issue.
590
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie Fitzgerald McGrath
Post-Ellerth business boom?
595
A Message from the President-Elect
Bar service is an enjoyable and rewarding way to contribute to our profession and our association.
639
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Small firms face special challenges in keeping and recruiting good staff. But they have some special advantage, too.
641
Finding Illinois Law | By
Jean McKnight
It's not hard to find the latest state and Illinois-based federal court rules . . . if you know where to look.
644
Legal Communication | By
Laura Walsh
Saying "no'' to job applicants is never pleasant, but here's how to make rejection letters less painful for sender and recipient