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Department of Insurance restricts access to public records

March
2003
Illinois Law Update
Page 116
The Illinois Department of Insurance has adopted amendments under 2 Ill Adm Code 951 relating to Access to Public Records.

Document-Retention Policies in the Wake of Enron

By David F. Barlett
June
2002
Article
Page 317
Find out how a uniform and consistent document-retention policy can protect your clients.

Availability of access to records of psychological treatment further narrowed

May
2002
Illinois Law Update
Page 232
On February 22, 2002, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the appellate court in ruling that when a patient and his wife brought a malpractice action against a hospital and doctors, they did not place the patient's mental health at issue.

New right of access granted to criminal history

January
2002
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
On October 1, 2001, the Department of State Police (department) adopted four new provisions to section 1210 of the Illinois Administrative Code.

Criminal records

December
2001
Illinois Law Update
Page 624
On October 1, 2001, the Illinois Department of State Police (department) adopted a new Part to section 1210 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 20 Ill Adm Code 1210.

Copy caps

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
October
2001
LawPulse
Page 510
A new statute limits copy charges for patient records.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie C. McGrath
September
2001
Column
Page 450
Two years and time's up for legal malpractice; nightshift-assignment doesn't constitute sex discrimination; and more.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie C. McGrath
April
2001
Column
Page 166
Police can keep suspects out of their own homes; adoption by one spouse only; arbitration clauses and fee agreements; and more.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
July
1999
Column
Page 348
Different rulings on the same-part-of-the-body rule.

Establishment of Automated State Case Registry — Public Act 90-790

December
1998
Illinois Law Update
Page 662
Public Act 90-790 called for the Department of Public Aid to establish an automated state case registry to maintain records of child support orders.

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