Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Civil Procedure

Defendant physician and counsel coming to the aid of ill juror not grounds for a mistrial 

March
2020
Illinois Law Update
Page 20
On Dec. 24, 2019, the First District Appellate Court affirmed the trial court’s denial of a mistrial in a medical malpractice case for negligence, finding that the court did not abuse its discretion.

Cases dismissed for failure to state a cause of action should not be awarded attorney fees under anti-SLAPP statute

February
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
A condominium association's board sued the property's owner seeking declaratory judgment regarding a parking-place lease.

Petition to intervene in employer subrogation action dismissed for res judicata

February
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The plaintiff was injured at work due to alleged negligence of third parties. The plaintiff then filed a successful claim for workers' compensation benefits.

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