Illinois Bar Journal

Author Index Scott O. Reed

Counter Measures

By Scott O. Reed
December
2021
Article
, Page 28
There are exceptions to the rule against admissibility of subsequent remedial measures besides proving ownership or control, showing feasibility of alternative design, or to impeach.

Tender-Hearted Insurers

By Scott O. Reed
January
2020
Article
, Page 44
What are a liability insurer’s duties to an insured before a suit or tender of claim?

Understanding the Limits on Indemnity Agreements

By Scott O. Reed
January
2018
Article
, Page 34
Do indemnity agreements typically require payment of the indemnified party's attorney fees? Can a party cap the amount of its liability, or is doing so against public policy? Here's a look at some of the key questions that arise in indemnity contracts.

Are Courts Expanding an Insurer’s Duty to Pay for an Insured’s Independent Counsel?

By Randall W. Slade & Scott O. Reed
March
2017
Article
, Page 48
Illinois cases have declined to require an insurer to pay for independent counsel merely because the plaintiff demanded more than the insurance limits. But several recent federal cases have.

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