Where can I find a court reporter?Criminal Justice, June 2000Under the direction of Criminal Justice Chairperson, Robert A. Loeb, the council asked the ISBA Board of Governors to look at the current shortage of certified court reporters.
Who is in charge here?By Thomas J. BrannanLaw Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, June 2000When we want results, we typically ask, "Who is in charge here"? If someone asked you that question, about your business or about your life, what would your answer be?
Whoops—there goes that second worker’s compensation feeBy Terrence M. MadsenGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, August 2000The Illinois Supreme Court has either clarified or declared—depending on your perspective—that the statutory 25% attorney fees for recovery of reimbursement for an employer who has made a worker's compensation payment is, as a practical matter, at best a part of, and not in addition to, any fee amount contracted with an employee.
WordPerfect® Law Office 2000 Suite from Corel CorporationBy Paul BernsteinLaw Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, February 2000The WordPerfect® Law Office 2000 Suite came to market earlier this year. For lawyers in small and mid-sized law firms, this is a perfect product for their law office.
Words & phrases index of casesInsurance Law, November 2000Insurer did not satisfy its duty to seek its insured's cooperation, precluding it from asserting defense of noncooperation.
Workers’ compensationBy Bernard WysockiGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2000The short answer is "yes." Recently, in Joe W. King v. Industrial Commission et al. (R.R. Donnelly), (Ill.Sup.Ct. No. 87099, 1/21/2000), the Illinois Supreme Court held that a former employee, who had been awarded permanent total disability under § 8(f) of the Workers' Compensation Act, could subsequently be required to submit to an independent medical examination requested by a former employer.
Workers’ compensation on lineBy Phillip B. LenziniWorkers' Compensation Law, August 2000The purpose of this article is to initiate, but certainly not conclude, the presentation and discussion of useful sites or URL's ("Uniform Resource Locators," the Internet address if you will), for workers' compensation practitioners.
Workers’ compensation review: significant cases from the 2000 termWorkers' Compensation Law, October 2000In Knox County YMCA v. Industrial Commission, 311 Ill. App. 3d 880, 725 N.E.2d 759, 244 Ill.Dec. 286 (3rd Dist. 2000), Anita Williamson was employed by the Knox County YMCA to perform day-care services for children of working parents.
Workplace violence—practical and legal issues and answersBy Seyfarth ShawCorporate Law Departments, September 2000You are the Human Resources vice president for your company. A division manager reports that an employee on the first shift has been acting very strangely and recently threatened to "blow his supervisor away."
Young Lawyer’s Section Wills ProjectBy Kathryn BischoffYoung Lawyers Division, May 2000The Wills Project through the Young Lawyer's Section is alive and doing well! We recently moved the location of the bi-monthly seminars from the Cornerstone Resources offices on Jefferson Street to Longwood Plaza