Illinois Bar Journal

Subject Index Personal Injury

Arbitration provision on sports game ticket is procedurally unconscionable if difficult to find at the time of using the ticket

June
2021
Illinois Law Update
, Page 14
On March 16, 2021, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court held that a ticket’s arbitration provision that is difficult to find at the time of use is procedurally unconscionable.

COVID-19 and the Commercial Frustration Doctrine

June
2020
Article
, Page 18
The doctrine of commercial frustration offers a pathway to challenge pandemic-stymied contracts lacking clear force majeure clauses.

Hold the door! Open-and-obvious doctrine held to be unavailable in elevator door case

April
2020
Illinois Law Update
, Page 16
The plaintiff, a sprinkler fitter for a construction project, was injured at work by a freight elevator.

Statute of limitations tackles former football players’ claim before it crosses line of scrimmage

January
2020
Illinois Law Update
, Page 16
On Oct. 21, 2019, the First District Court of Appeals found that an action brought by former football players against a helmet manufacturer was barred by the statute of limitations.

Using Another State’s Laws to Your Advantage

By Dustin J. Karrison
August
2019
Article
, Page 34
How Illinois courts make choice-of-law determinations in personal injury cases.
2 comments (Most recent August 13, 2019)

Physician-patient privilege does not apply when patient’s condition is “an issue”

May
2019
Illinois Law Update
, Page 14
On Dec. 13, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the physician-patient privilege does not apply when the patient's condition is "an issue" in the proceedings.

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