June 2000 • Volume 88 • Number 6 • Pages 297-364
Supreme Court Rule 219(e) and voluntary dismissals; states may not be sued under ADA; racial profiling study rejected; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
A practice-oriented review of Illinois and federal statutes and cases governing nursing home lawsuits.
The authors argue that routine use of bed siderails is neither good for patients nor effective defensive medicine.
An exploration of the legal and medical issues raised by pressure sores in the nursing home setting.
A survey of the law governing whether and what penalties are appropriate under the IEPA.
Pointers on deciding whether to pursue, refer, or reject a nursing home case.
The problems posed by the federal sentencing guidelines for defendants charged with liability for the criminal acts of others.
Wards as defendants in dissolution proceedings.
For years lawyers ignored clients who wanted to file suit against a nursing home.
Every Christmas Eve I watch Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life while I finish wrapping gifts and preparing for the next day.
This month's featured honoree: Benton lawyer Richard O. Hart.
Playing the child-support percentages; ADA news and views; please don't squeeze the luggage; and more.
PowerPoint is a powerful, easy-to-use program that can spice up your presentation. And it's probably already on your computer.
Been a while since you sharpened your writer's saw? These books can help.