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Section Newsletter Articles From James P. Ginzkey

What is “healing art malpractice”? By James P. Ginzkey Tort Law, March 2006 A recent case out of the First District Appellate Court once again raises the question: what is “healing art malpractice”? In Jackson v. Chicago Classic Janitorial and Cleaning Service, 355 Ill.App.3d 906, 291 Ill.Dec. 469 (1st Dist. 2005) plaintiff alleged that she suffered injuries during a functional capacity evaluation. Plaintiff’s allegations against defendant, Maximum Rehabilitation Services, were couched primarily in terms of Maximum’s failure to properly instruct, supervise and train its employees.
1st District Appellate Court withdraws first opinion in Ozik v. Gramins By James P. Ginzkey Tort Law, June 2004 The opinion in Ozik  v. Gramins, was controversial, in large part, because of what the opinion didn't say, as opposed to what the opinion did say.Ozik
Section 414 of the restatement (second) of torts revisited By James P. Ginzkey Tort Law, January 2003 This article is a supplement to an excellent article by Larry Appelbaum appearing in the November 2000 issue of Tort Trends, Vol. 36, No. 2
Is liability coverage afforded under homeowners policy for negligent entrustment? By James P. Ginzkey and Jeffrey Abbott Tort Law, May 2002 Junior wrecks a family motor vehicle, injuring someone in the process; but the family automobile policy specifically excludes Junior or excludes the vehicle he was driving (i.e. motorcycle, 4-wheeler, etc.).

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