Tort Law Newsletter
The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Tort Law

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Newsletter articles from 2017

Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco September 2017 An introduction to the issue from Editor John Nisivaco.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco June 2017 An introduction to the issue from Editor John Nisivaco.
Foreseeability: Duty vs. proximate cause By Thomas F. Tobin, III September 2017 A case is more likely subject to dismissal prior to trial if the court decides that no duty is owed because plaintiff’s injury is not considered to be foreseeable as a matter of law.
Informed consent is determined by prudent person standard, expert testimony not required By Jason G. Schutte September 2017 Illinois Fourth District clarifies apparent conflicting opinions on whether informed consent medical malpractice claim is determined by objective or subjective person standard.
Perfecting distributor liability for dangerous products By Michael Alkaraki June 2017 A look at the landmark decisions in products liability law.