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Tort Actions 2022 Edition (COMING SOON)

PRE-ORDER Practical reference tool covering the most common tort actions in Illinois, providing a guide tailored for each cause of action.
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PRE-ORDER

In this handbook updated for 2022, Illinois attorneys explain the most common tort actions across five areas: pleadings, intentional torts, personal injury, federal claims, and injunctions. 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. Thirty different causes of action are explained, including assault and battery, aviation, child sexual abuse, construction, damages to personal property, defamation, dog bite, dramshop, medical battery, motor vehicle, premises and products liability, professional negligence, and nursing home care.


Part I — Pleadings

Chapter 1 — Pleadings
Ehsan Eftekhari, Eftekhari Law Offices LLC, Evanston

Part II — Intentional Torts

Chapter 2 — Assault and Battery
Bret P. Coale,Hughes Tenney Postlewaite Coale, L.L.C., Decatur, Jade D. Kline, Rural King, Mattoon

Chapter 3 — Defamation
Daniel S. Kirschner, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

Chapter 4 — Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
Robert R. Duncan, Duncan Law Group, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Medical Battery
Amelia S. Buragas, Bloomington

Part III — Personal Injury

Chapter 6 — Aviation
Michael K. Demetrio and Thomas A. Demetrio, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

Chapter 7 — Civil Conspiracy
Michael K. Muldoon, Muldoon & Muldoon, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 8 — Construction
Melanie J. VanOverloop, Rapoport Weisberg & Sims, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 9 — Dog Bite
John A. Bruegger, Parafinczuk Wolf, P.A., Pembroke Pines, FL

Chapter 10 — Dramshop
Mary Beth O’Brien, Esp Kreuzer Cores LLP, Wheaton

Chapter 11 — Loss of Consortium
Kenneth T. Lumb, 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
David R. Gray Jr., Gray Law Offices, 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., Gray Law Offices, Chicago

Chapter 19 — Negligence: Professional — Appraiser Malpractice
David R. Gray Jr., Gray Law Offices, 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
Matthew S. Sims,Rapoport Weisberg & Sims, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 24 — Railroad — FELA, Safety Appliance Act, Locomotive Inspection Act, Etc.
Jay Koehler, Kristen A. Cooke, and Madison C. Shepley, Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, 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 Nicholas P. Kelly, Duncan Law Group, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 27 — Nursing Home Care
Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, Andrew J. Thut, and Michael L. Shanahan, Levin & Perconti, Chicago

Chapter 28 — Damages to Personal Property
John A. Bruegger, Parafinczuk Wolf, P.A., Pembroke Pines, FL

Chapter 29 — Child Sexual Abuse
Lindsey A. Shelton, Sixth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, Decatur

Part IV — Federal Claims

Chapter 30 — Federal Actions in Illinois State Courts
John A. Bruegger, Parafinczuk Wolf, P.A., Pembroke Pines, FL

Chapter 31 — The Federal Tort Claims Act
Kenneth T. Lumb, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

Part V — Injunctions

Chapter 32 — Injunctions
Bret P. Coale, Hughes Tenney Postlewaite Coale, L.L.C., Decatur, Jade D. Kline, Rural King, Mattoon

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      PRE-ORDER

      In this handbook updated for 2022, Illinois attorneys explain the most common tort actions across five areas: pleadings, intentional torts, personal injury, federal claims, and injunctions. 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. Thirty different causes of action are explained, including assault and battery, aviation, child sexual abuse, construction, damages to personal property, defamation, dog bite, dramshop, medical battery, motor vehicle, premises and products liability, professional negligence, and nursing home care.


      Part I — Pleadings

      Chapter 1 — Pleadings
      Ehsan Eftekhari, Eftekhari Law Offices LLC, Evanston

      Part II — Intentional Torts

      Chapter 2 — Assault and Battery
      Bret P. Coale,Hughes Tenney Postlewaite Coale, L.L.C., Decatur, Jade D. Kline, Rural King, Mattoon

      Chapter 3 — Defamation
      Daniel S. Kirschner, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

      Chapter 4 — Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
      Robert R. Duncan, Duncan Law Group, LLC, Chicago

      Chapter 5 — Medical Battery
      Amelia S. Buragas, Bloomington

      Part III — Personal Injury

      Chapter 6 — Aviation
      Michael K. Demetrio and Thomas A. Demetrio, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

      Chapter 7 — Civil Conspiracy
      Michael K. Muldoon, Muldoon & Muldoon, LLC, Chicago

      Chapter 8 — Construction
      Melanie J. VanOverloop, Rapoport Weisberg & Sims, P.C., Chicago

      Chapter 9 — Dog Bite
      John A. Bruegger, Parafinczuk Wolf, P.A., Pembroke Pines, FL

      Chapter 10 — Dramshop
      Mary Beth O’Brien, Esp Kreuzer Cores LLP, Wheaton

      Chapter 11 — Loss of Consortium
      Kenneth T. Lumb, 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
      David R. Gray Jr., Gray Law Offices, 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., Gray Law Offices, Chicago

      Chapter 19 — Negligence: Professional — Appraiser Malpractice
      David R. Gray Jr., Gray Law Offices, 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
      Matthew S. Sims,Rapoport Weisberg & Sims, P.C., Chicago

      Chapter 24 — Railroad — FELA, Safety Appliance Act, Locomotive Inspection Act, Etc.
      Jay Koehler, Kristen A. Cooke, and Madison C. Shepley, Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, 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 Nicholas P. Kelly, Duncan Law Group, LLC, Chicago

      Chapter 27 — Nursing Home Care
      Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, Andrew J. Thut, and Michael L. Shanahan, Levin & Perconti, Chicago

      Chapter 28 — Damages to Personal Property
      John A. Bruegger, Parafinczuk Wolf, P.A., Pembroke Pines, FL

      Chapter 29 — Child Sexual Abuse
      Lindsey A. Shelton, Sixth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, Decatur

      Part IV — Federal Claims

      Chapter 30 — Federal Actions in Illinois State Courts
      John A. Bruegger, Parafinczuk Wolf, P.A., Pembroke Pines, FL

      Chapter 31 — The Federal Tort Claims Act
      Kenneth T. Lumb, Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago

      Part V — Injunctions

      Chapter 32 — Injunctions
      Bret P. Coale, Hughes Tenney Postlewaite Coale, L.L.C., Decatur, Jade D. Kline, Rural King, Mattoon

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