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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

February 1999Volume 87Number 2Pages 61-116

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Practice News

73
Illinois Law Update

Illinois law enforcement officers may obtain a blood sample from a driver who is in an adjoining state for medical care under a presumption that the driver was driving while intoxicated; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

78
Civil Practice | By
Michele M. Jochner
These two rulings give practitioners new ammunition with which to challenge civil and administrative fines and sanctions.
86
Insurance Law | By
Stanley C. Nardoni
The new rule—which requires insurers to show prejudice from policyholder delay before they can avoid coverage—is the better rule, this author says.
92
Insurance Law | By
G. Grant Dixon III
Did your client's insurer refuse in bad faith to settle within policy limits? Then it should pay the price.
96
Corporations | By
James A. Nepple
A review of state and federal tax consequences of LLC formation, operation, and termination.

Columns

66
Letters to the Editor
ISBA and UPL
68
President’s Page | By
Timothy L. Bertschy
One of the more celebrated accomplishments of the Illinois General Assembly in 1998 was passage of ethics legislation imposing limits on gifts and contributions to state office holders and candidates for those offices.
70
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie McGrath
No retaliatory discharge claims for whistle-blowing lawyers...
102
Practice Tips | By
Todd Stewart Schenk
A how-to guide to lost-policy lawsuits.
105
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Anne E. Thar
Think the unthinkable; put safeguards in place to protect yourself from theft and embezzlement by employees and colleagues.
107
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd H. Flaming
Could the Linux operating system become a serious alternative to Windows? Here's a review.
109
Legal Communication | By
Mark Sanders
Great literature, like great lawyering, responds to and reflects the human condition.