A brief primer on Rule 191(b) affidavits
Civil Practice and Procedure
, July 2016
When in doubt, seek a continuance supported by an affidavit, signed by your client, that complies with Rule 191(b). Failure to do so will likely constitute a waiver of any subsequent argument that dismissal or summary judgment was premature.
Data security: No longer someone else’s problem
Corporate Law Departments
, February 2014
As hackers become more sophisticated at unlawfully accessing credit card data stored on your client’s computer systems, the number of lawsuits filed against businesses related to data security breaches has mushroomed.
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