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Newsletter articles from 2012

Case names and holdings December 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings September 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings June 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings March 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings January 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case summaries December 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries September 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries By James T. Nyeste, Robert H. Hanaford, Michael Hartigan, Ryan Henderson, Laura D. Mruk, David Wilford, Patricia A. Zimmer, and Ellen Zabinski June 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries March 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries January 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Court invalidates a policy provision based on Wisconsin Limitations Statute By Robert T. Park March 2012 The recent appellate decision in Country Preferred Ins. Co. v. Whitehead raised the question of when an insurance policy provision is invalid because it contravenes public policy.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste December 2012 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste September 2012 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste June 2012 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste March 2012 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste January 2012 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James T. Nyeste.
Recovery of consequential damages for insurer’s breach of contract By James T. Nyeste September 2012 There already is a solid basis in Illinois law for the insured’s recovery of consequential damages in addition to the policy coverage when the insurance company breaches its contract, so long as the consequential damages were reasonably foreseeable, were within the contemplation of the parties at the time the policy was issued, or arose out of special circumstances known to the parties.
Rule 23 unpublished opinions: To cite, or not to cite By Stacey Lynch January 2012 Despite the recent availability of Rule 23 orders in cyber space, the prohibition to citation of a Rule 23 order, with the exceptions being the limited circumstances enumerated in (e)(1) of the rule, remains intact.
The targeted tender doctrine: Where does it stand today? By Steven J. Ciszewski June 2012 Practitioners should be aware that Illinois appellate courts have generally been reluctant to extend the targeted tender doctrine beyond the construction context where a subcontractor has a contractual obligation to add the general contractor as an additional insured on the subcontractor’s policy.
An update on the duty to preserve evidence in negligent spoliation cases after Martin v. Keeley & Sons, Inc. By Stacey Lynch December 2012 On October 18, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its opinion in Martin v. Keeley & Sons, Inc.,  addressing negligent spoliation and the duty to preserve evidence.
Words and phrases index of cases December 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases September 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases June 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases March 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases January 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.