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Newsletter Articles From 2018

Discovery in construction litigation: Tread lightly By Stanley N. Wasser and Howard W. Feldman May 2018 It is important for us to take care in how we respond to discovery requests—including the making of boilerplate discovery objections.
Editor’s Column By Samuel H. Levine May 2018 An introduction to the issue from Samuel Levine.
Editor’s note By Samuel H. Levine February 2018 An introduction to the issue from Editor Samuel Levine.
Extra-contractual remedies in Illinois By James M. Dash and Steven D. Mroczkowski February 2018 Even where no express contract exists, implied contracts can be created as a result of parties’ actions.
Overview of the upcoming “The Anatomy of a Mechanics Lien Claim” CLE May 2018 The Anatomy of a Mechanics Lien Claim is being held in Chicago on May 9.
Preparing for the changes in the new AIA 2017 forms By Justin L. Weisberg February 2018 After a decade, the AIA released new design and construction contract forms in April 2017. Some of the more notable changes to the AIA construction contract documents are summarized here.
With great data comes great responsibility: The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act and the construction industry By Daniel S. Brennan May 2018 The Illinois Biometric Privacy Act addresses the privacy concerns implicated by the use of biometric data.