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Articles From Justin Lee Heather

Daniels v Corrigan: Compliance with the law Does not establish agency

By Justin Lee Heather
November
2009
Article
Page 580
This article analyzes the first district's rejection of a plaintiff's assertion that a cab driver was the agent of the cab company.

A Higher bar for Class Action Litigation in Illinois

By Justin Lee Heather
July
2007
Article
Page 356
A look at the Illinois Supreme Court's recent Avery and Gridley decisions and their dampening impact on class lawsuits.

The New Illinois Standard for Admissibility of Expert Opinion Testimony

By Justin Lee Heather
February
2006
Article
Page 88
The court in Simons created a dual standard: de novo review of the Frye "general acceptance" test, more deferential treatment of the trial court's decision about relevance and experts' qualifications.

Defending Against Prejudgment Interest Awards in Illinois: From Drafting to Litigation

By Justin Lee Heather
July
2003
Article
Page 336
Defenses and drafting techniques to help attorneys protect clients from claims for prejudgment interest.

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