Deal or No DealBy Albert E. DurkinFebruary 2020A summary of Tielke v. Auto Owners Insurance Co., which involves mistakes made by both a trial judge and a plaintiff’s attorney as well as a possible ethical violation by a defense counsel.
Editor’s NoteBy John L. NisivacoMarch 2020An introduction to the issue from the editor, John L. Nisivaco.
Editor’s NoteBy John L. NisivacoFebruary 2020An introduction to the issue by John L. Nisivaco.
Expert Testimony in the Age of DisinformationBy Michael AlkarakiMarch 2020In today’s information-based society, there is a fine line between the court’s proper deference to the jury and its obligation to ensure that verdicts are supported by the evidence.
Illinois Plaintiff as Bystander CasesBy Greg Patricoski & Jennie ChristensenMarch 2020An analysis of how damages are awarded in “plaintiff as bystander” cases where the plaintiff did not incur severe physical injury but suffers an emotional disturbance as the result of negligent physical contact.