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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

March 2010Volume 98Number 3Pages 113-164

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Practice News

128
Illinois Law Update

Statutory med-mal caps are unconstitutional; leave time is not marital property; TTD workers are entitled to benefits even if fired; Carr v Tillery; ISBA's new Animal Law Section.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

132
Practice Management | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
Supervising employees, meeting a payroll - more things they didn't teach you in law school. Find out some of what you need to know.
136
Family Law | By
the Attorney Fees Committee of the ISBA Family Law Section Council
Learn about important changes to the attorney fee provisions of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.
140
Trusts and Estates | By
Timothy L. Bertschy
Illinois' common law too often makes estate and trust executors and trustees personally liable to third parties, the author argues.
148
Corporations | By
Keith H. Berk
,
Scott A. Josephson
, and
Miriam Volchenboum
Shareholders of closely held corporations are held to a higher fiduciary standard than those of publicly traded organizations. Find out how.
152
Insurance Law | By
Ross B. Edwards
When does an incident involving multiple parts or parties constitute only a single "occurrence" for insurance-coverage purposes? Read what the Illinois Supreme Court said recently.

Columns

118
Letters
Distracted Drivers
120
President’s Page | By
John G. O’Brien
No doubt about it - your dues investment has a very high return.
156
Finding Illinois Law | By
Tom Gaylord
Illinois tort law gets the full treatment in secondary sources.
158
Civil Practice | By
Professor Jeffrey A. Parness
Learn about the losing battle to challenge automated traffic enforcement.
160
Business Law | By
Stephen Proctor
It's an ethics problem under the old and new rules alike.