Illinois Bar Journal

Author Index Hon. Barbara A. McDonald

The Top 10 Ways to Avoid Losing a Motion for Summary Judgment

By Hon. Barbara A. McDonald
March
2004
Article
, Page 128
Learn how to improve your odds of winning a summary judgment motion or, as a nonmovant, how to spot flaws in your adversary's argument.

Striking the Right Balance: New Supreme Court Rule 213

By Hon. Barbara A. McDonald
August
2002
Article
, Page 406
While not perfect, the newly amended version of Rule 213 should require adequate disclosure while reducing hypertechnical motions.

Rule 213(g): The “Solution” to Rule 220 Creates New Problems

By Hon. Barbara A. McDonald
February
2001
Article
, Page 80
Last month's IBJ focused on the practical implications of Rule 213(g); this month's article undertakes a thorough analysis and offers recommendations for improvement.

“Same Part of the Body Rule” Revised: Admissibility of Prior Injuries in PI Cases

By Hon. Barbara A. McDonald
August
1999
Article
, Page 414
A critical look at recent cases modifying the rule that allows admission of prior injuries to the same part of the plaintiff's body.

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