The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Civil Practice & Procedure
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Brogan v. Mitchell International, Inc.
The supreme court in the case of Brogan v. Mitchell International, Inc., 181 Ill.2d 178, 692 N.E.2d 276, held that no cause of action exists for emotional harm from negligent misrepresentation by an employer to an employee in the hiring process.
In re Marriage of Wheatley v. Wheatley
There is an old saying among trial judges. After the heat of battle cools and the smoke clears, the appellate court shoots the survivors. Such is the case with this decision.
Medical malpractice interrogatories
As a service to our readers, we herewith print the standard medical malpractice interrogatories promulgated by order of the Illinois Supreme Court on December 31, 1998
A Summary of Rule 213 opinion witness cases
Editors' Note: In the last issue of Trial Briefs, we published a summary of recent decisions dealing with the operation of Rule 213, together with an appendix that provided a more detailed account of the decisions.
What is inadvertence?
735 ILCS 5/2-616(d) bars suit against anyone not named in the suit before the statute of limitations expires, unless, inter alia, the failure to join the party as a defendant was "inadvertent."