Articles From 2019

Editor’s Comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, November 2019 An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s Comments By Richard D. Hannigan Workers’ Compensation Law, October 2019 A note from the editor, Richard D. Hannigan.
Editor’s Comments By Richard D. Hannigan Workers’ Compensation Law, September 2019 A note from the editor, Richard D. Hannigan.
Editor’s Comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, August 2019 An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, July 2019 An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, April 2019 An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, March 2019 An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, February 2019 An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, January 2019 An introduction to the issue from Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s Note By Samuel H. Levine Construction Law, October 2019 An introduction to the issue from the editor, Samuel H. Levine.
Editor’s note By Samuel H. Levine Construction Law, July 2019 An introduction to the issue from the editor, Samuel H. Levine.
Editor’s note By Sandra Blake Diversity Leadership Council, June 2019 A note from the editor, Sandra Blake.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, May 2019 An introduction to the issue by John L. Nisivaco.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, April 2019 An introduction to the issue by John L. Nisivaco.
Editor’s note By Richard D. Hannigan Workers’ Compensation Law, April 2019 An introduction to the issue from the editor, Richard D. Hannigan.
Editor’s note By Samuel L. Levine Construction Law, April 2019 An introduction to the issue from the editor, Samuel H. Levine.
Editor’s note By Jeffrey A. Mollet Agricultural Law, March 2019 For those advising agricultural clients, having a better understanding of the agricultural industry and trying to get a handle on the numbers of the business are musts.
Editor’s note By Samuel H. Levine Construction Law, January 2019 An introduction to the issue from the editor, Samuel H. Levine.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, January 2019 An introduction to the issue by John L. Nisivaco.
The effect of an order declaring heirship By Paul Peterson Trusts and Estates, January 2019 The Cook County Recorder of Deeds indicated on November 5 that it is not going to record heirship deeds or affidavits of heirship unless they are accompanied by an order declaring heirship. This article focuses on the effects of this procedure.
The effect of First Midwest Bank v. Cobo on lenders and servicers in their collection pursuits By Julie A. Repple & Stephen G. Daday Real Estate Law, June 2019 The Illinois Supreme Court examined whether a mortgage foreclosure action and a breach of note action assert the same cause of action for the purposes of the Illinois Single Refiling Rule in First Midwest Bank v. Cobo.
Effective use of the subcontractor’s sworn statement By Randolph E. Ruff Construction Law, January 2019 The subcontractor's sworn statement is one of most effective tools which contractors use to ensure that lower-tier subcontractors and suppliers receive adequate payment throughout the job.
Efficiency, economy, and consistency: 2018-2019 amendments to the Federal Rules By Erin Gasparka Bench and Bar, January 2019 The 2018-2019 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure communicate a steady resolve to have the Rules evolve with the times through principles of efficiency, economy, and consistency.  
Elder law case summaries By John Folz Elder Law, June 2019 Summaries of cases of interest to elder law practitioners.
Employee not entitled to new boss By Michael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, July 2019 A summary of Tinsley v. Caterpillar Financial Services, Corp.
Employee Unsuccessful in Proving Retaliatory Discharge for Exercising His Rights Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act By Candice E. Drew Workers’ Compensation Law, December 2019 A summary of Russell Matros v. Commonwealth Edison Co. and Exelon Corp., in which the plaintiff alleged that his termination was in response to him pursuing a workers’ compensation claim.
Employee’s Unusual Behavior May Alert Employer to Possible Disability By Michael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, December 2019 A summary of Valdivia v. Township High School District.
Employers face new liabilities for latent injury cases under bill awaiting governor’s signature By Daniel L. Kelley Workers’ Compensation Law, April 2019 Illinois Senate Bill 1596 has been approved by the Illinois General Assembly and upon signing by the Governor will allow employees to file civil actions against employers for latent injuries.
Employment Law Update for All Illinois Employers (Including Law Firms) By Kevin J. Stine Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, September 2019 Illinois has recently enacted new statutes that affect all Illinois employers, including law firms.
End of session summary of legislation affecting the coal industry By John H. Henderson Mineral Law, June 2019 A summary of legislation affecting the coal industry.

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