Articles From Dennis L. Berkbigler

CASE NOTE: Swain v. City of Chicago – Municipalities owe no duty to pedestrians injured outside crosswalk By Dennis L. Berkbigler Tort Law, July 2014 In this recent case, the Second Division of the First District Appellate Court re-affirmed its holding that a municipality owes no duty to a pedestrian who crosses a public street outside of the crosswalk.
A strategy for dealing with medical providers who refuse to submit their bills to health insurance By Dennis L. Berkbigler Tort Law, February 2012 There are a number of situations where the personal injury client may benefit more by having his or her medical expenses paid by health insurance rather than out of the tort recovery. The following letter, or some variation of it, may be used in an attempt to induce the recalcitrant provider to comply with the demand to submit the client’s bills to his or her health insurance.

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