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Tort Actions 2019 Edition

Practical reference tool covering the most common tort actions in Illinois, providing a guide tailored for each cause of action.
  • Product ID: 19TORT-U
  • Formats:
    • Handbook
    • E-book

Description

This 2019 edition provides sage advice from Illinois attorneys on the most common tort actions in 5 areas — pleadings, intentional torts, personal injury, federal claims, and injunctions. Over 30 causes of action are covered, including assault and battery, medical battery, aviation, defamation, construction, dog bite, dramshop, motor vehicle, premises and products liability, professional negligence, nursing home care, damages to personal property, and child sexual abuse. Each chapter provides a guide to the elements and pleading requirements, controlling law, relevant standard jury instructions, applicable statutes of limitations, the parties, special considerations, remedies/special issues, a checklist for the complaint, affirmative defenses specific to the cause of action, related actions, and a sample complaint.

Listing of chapters, authors (with firms hyperlinked and location — city — noted), general editor(s) (if applicable).

 

Part I — Pleadings

 

Chapter 1 — Pleadings

Richard P. Goldenhersh, Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District, Belleville

 

Part II — Intentional Torts

 

Chapter 2 — Assault and Battery

Bret P. Coale, Hughes Tenney Postlewaite Coale, L.L.C., Decatur

 

Chapter 3 — Defamation

Kenneth T. Lumb, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

 

Chapter 4 — Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Robert R. Duncan and Katherine A. Ross, Duncan Law Group, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 5 — Medical Battery

Amelia S. Buragas, Kelly Law Offices, P.C., Bloomington

 

Part III — Personal Injury

 

Chapter 6 — Aviation

Michael K. Demetrio, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

 

Chapter 7 — Civil Conspiracy

Michael K. Muldoon, Muldoon & Muldoon, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 8 — Construction

Melanie J. VanOverloop, Rapoport Law Offices, P.C., Chicago

 

Chapter 9 — Dog Bite

James J. Gay, Law Office of James J. Gay, Chicago

 

Chapter 10 — Dramshop

Mary Beth O’Brien, Law Office of Paul O. Watkiss/State Auto Insurance Companies, Naperville

 

Chapter 11 — Loss of Consortium

Susan J. Schwartz, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

 

Chapter 12 — Motor Vehicle Actions: Automobiles and Heavy Trucks

Patricia A. Small, Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes & Hoke, LLP, Carbondale

 

Chapter 13 — Motor Vehicle Actions: Railroad

Andrew J. Thut and Michael L. Shanahan, Levin & Perconti, Chicago

 

Chapter 14 — Negligence: General

Andrew P. Stevens, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

 

Chapter 15 — Negligence: Professional — Medical Malpractice

Lawrence R. Kream, Law Office of Lawrence R. Kream, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 16 — Negligence: Professional — Legal Malpractice

David N. Damick, Law Offices of David N. Damick, St. Louis, MO

 

Chapter 17 — Negligence: Professional — Accountant Malpractice

Charles C. Hughes and Bret P. Coale, Hughes Tenney Postlewaite Coale, L.L.C., Decatur

 

Chapter 18 — Negligence: Professional — Real Estate Malpractice

David R. Gray Jr., Law Offices of David R. Gray, Jr., Ltd., Chicago

 

Chapter 19 — Negligence: Professional — Appraiser Malpractice

David R. Gray Jr., Law Offices of David R. Gray, Jr., Ltd., Chicago

 

Chapter 20 — Premises Liability: Against Landowner/Homeowner

Daniel M. Kotin, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 21 — Premises Liability: Against Business Owner

Ehsan Eftekhari, Eftekhari Law Offices LLC, Evanston

 

Chapter 22 — Premises Liability: Against Landlord

Daniel M. Kotin, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 23 — Strict Products Liability

Geoffrey L. Gifford, Pavalon & Gifford, Chicago, and Harry C. Lee, Law Office of Harry C. Lee, Chicago

 

Chapter 24 — Railroad — FELA, Safety Appliance Act, Locomotive Inspection Act, Etc.

Brian Spencer, Spencer Law Offices, P.C., Chicago

 

Chapter 25 — Electrical Injuries

Lawrence R. Kream, Law Office of Lawrence R. Kream, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 26 — Spoliation of Evidence

Robert R. Duncan and Katherine A. Ross, Duncan Law Group, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 27 — Nursing Home Care

Robert R. Duncan and Katherine A. Ross, Duncan Law Group, LLC, Chicago

 

Chapter 28 — Damages to Personal Property

Scott A. Morgan, Morgan Law Firm, Ltd., Chicago

 

Chapter 29 — Child Sexual Abuse

Joseph G. Klest and Danylo Y. Terleckyj, Law Office of Joseph Klest, Schaumburg

 

Part IV — Federal Claims

 

Chapter 30 — Federal Actions in Illinois State Courts

Mark L. Hellner, Center for Disability & Elder Law, Chicago, and Richard P. Goldenhersh, Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District, Belleville

 

Chapter 31 — The Federal Tort Claims Act

Kenneth T. Lumb, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

 

Part V — Injunctions

 

Chapter 32 — Injunctions

Mark L. Hellner, Center for Disability & Elder Law, Chicago

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