The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Civil Practice & Procedure
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E-Filing has come to DuPage County
Effective November 15, 2004, by issuance of Order number M.R. 18368, the Illinois Supreme Court has approved the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court as a site for the initial implementation of an electronic filing pilot project.
Illinois Supreme Court Rule 235 governs the opening statement.1 As soon as the jury is impaneled, the attorney for the plaintiff may make an opening statement.
Paramedics and the extent of statutory immunity: Through the looking glass
In Antonacci v. City of Chicago, 335 Ill.App.3d 22 (1st Dist. 2002), the First District discussed the extent of statutory immunity in considering whether a failure by paramedics to defibrillate a heart attack victim and the failure to perform an EKG to determine whether he needed to be defibrillated constituted a failure to properly treat a myocardial infarction, a failure to properly diagnose a myocardial infarction or a failure to properly examine a patient with a myocardial infarction.
Personal Jurisdiction.com: How much “interactivity” is enough?
Is a company which maintains Internet web pages which are accessible in Illinois, but has few or no other contacts with the State, "transacting business" in Illinois such that an Illinois court could properly exercise personal jurisdiction over it?