Nursing home litigation: no certificate of merit requiredBy Helen W. GunnarssonMay 2003LawPulse, Page 220In a victory for plaintiffs, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that litigants need not attach 2-622 certificates of merit to suits against nursing homes under the Nursing Home Care Act.
Health insurance coverage for mastectomiesJune 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 288On March 25, 2002, the Illinois Department of Insurance (department) issued emergency amendments to section 5421 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 50 Ill Adm Code 5421.
Mental health services in nursing facilitiesMay 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 232On February 15, 2002, the Illinois Department of Public Aid adopted amendments to section 145 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 145.
Water-testing services createdFebruary 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 66On October 30, 2001, the Department of Nuclear Safety (department) adopted eight new provisions in section 336 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 32 Ill Adm Code 336.
New medical assistance provisionsAugust 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 398On May 11, 2001, the Illinois Department of Public Aid (department) adopted amendments to section 140 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 140.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJanuary 2001Column, Page 10Standard of review for fee suits; U.S. Supremes just say no to drug-sniffing dogs at checkpoints; employee claims rejected by 7CA; and more.