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Articles on Civil Procedure

The high court bars a suit filed against dead defendant By Adam W. Lasker December 2013 LawPulse, Page 606 After the defendant died, the plaintiff in a car-accident case failed to sue the estate's "personal representative." That meant the court lacked jurisdiction, the supreme court ruled.
The Mailbox Rule and Workers’ Comp: A Better Route for Circuit Court Review By Brad A. Elward December 2013 Article, Page 632 The Illinois Supreme Court recently applied the mailbox rule to filings for circuit-court review of Workers' Compensation Commission rulings. Here's what it means.