The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathOctober 2000Column, Page 560The illusion of insurance exclusion; lease lacking, landlord loses; OSHA makes house calls; and more.
Statute of limitations bars claim filed 22 years after alleged sexual abuseOctober 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 563On August 10, 2000, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the statute of limitations for a claim brought by a former parishioner against a parish priest began to run when the parishioner reached age of majority, and that the parishioner was not under a legal disability sufficient to toll the statute of limitations.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJune 2000Column, Page 308Playing the child-support percentages; ADA news and views; please don't squeeze the luggage; and more.
Pressure-Sore Litigation: An OverviewBy Paul W. Johnson and Veronica L. ArmoutiJune 2000Article, Page 336An exploration of the legal and medical issues raised by pressure sores in the nursing home setting.
States may not be sued under ADA in private action in federal courtJune 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 310On March 27, 2000, a divided panel of the seventh circuit court of appeals held that a university employee could not maintain a private cause of action against her state employer to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 USC § 12111-12117 (ADA).
ADA claim must establish that condition is regarded as a disabilityApril 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 196On February 8, 2000, the seventh circuit court of appeals affirmed the decision of the district court for the Northern District of Illinois to grant summary judgment to the defendants as to plaintiff Krocka's claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Mark S. MathewsonApril 2000Column, Page 192What hath Tosado wrought? What do jurors think? Granny gives a gift; and more.