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Wrongful-Death and Survival Actions 2023 Edition (COMING SOON)

PRE-ORDER Essential guide for attorneys dealing with complicated issues in wrongful-death and survival actions.
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In this handbook, experienced practitioners provide the substantive law, evidentiary rules, and damage parameters needed to successfully prosecute or defend wrongful-death and survival actions in Illinois. It provides insights and useful guidance for practitioners throughout the life of the case from intake and evaluation to pleadings, discovery, trial preparation, and through the trial. It also includes examples of draft pleadings, draft discovery, and useful checklists (such as pre-filing considerations, claim information requirements, potential defenses, deposition preparation, and trial preparation lists) that can be tailored for use in specific cases.

Chapter 1 — Wrongful-Death Actions and the Illinois Wrongful Death Act
Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago; David A. Pestell, Hardt, Stern & Kayne, P.C., Riverwood, and Caitlin J. Brown, Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 2 — Damages in Wrongful-Death Actions
Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago; David A. Pestell, Hardt, Stern & Kayne, P.C., Riverwood, and Caitlin J. Brown, Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 3 — Conflicts of Laws and Jurisdictional Issues in Wrongful-Death Actions
Caitlin J. Brown, Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C., Chicago, and David A. Pestell, Hardt, Stern & Kayne, P.C., Riverwood

Chapter 4 — Survival Actions and the Illinois Survival Statute
Thomas R. Pender, Cremer Law, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Family Member Liabilities, Remedies, and Immunities
Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago

Chapter 6 — Trial and Evidentiary Considerations in Wrongful-Death Actions
David E. Rapoport, Rapoport, Weisberg & Sims P.C., Chicago

Chapter 7 — Appendix
Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago

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      PRE-ORDER

      In this handbook, experienced practitioners provide the substantive law, evidentiary rules, and damage parameters needed to successfully prosecute or defend wrongful-death and survival actions in Illinois. It provides insights and useful guidance for practitioners throughout the life of the case from intake and evaluation to pleadings, discovery, trial preparation, and through the trial. It also includes examples of draft pleadings, draft discovery, and useful checklists (such as pre-filing considerations, claim information requirements, potential defenses, deposition preparation, and trial preparation lists) that can be tailored for use in specific cases.

      Chapter 1 — Wrongful-Death Actions and the Illinois Wrongful Death Act
      Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago; David A. Pestell, Hardt, Stern & Kayne, P.C., Riverwood, and Caitlin J. Brown, Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C., Chicago

      Chapter 2 — Damages in Wrongful-Death Actions
      Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago; David A. Pestell, Hardt, Stern & Kayne, P.C., Riverwood, and Caitlin J. Brown, Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C., Chicago

      Chapter 3 — Conflicts of Laws and Jurisdictional Issues in Wrongful-Death Actions
      Caitlin J. Brown, Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C., Chicago, and David A. Pestell, Hardt, Stern & Kayne, P.C., Riverwood

      Chapter 4 — Survival Actions and the Illinois Survival Statute
      Thomas R. Pender, Cremer Law, LLC, Chicago

      Chapter 5 — Family Member Liabilities, Remedies, and Immunities
      Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago

      Chapter 6 — Trial and Evidentiary Considerations in Wrongful-Death Actions
      David E. Rapoport, Rapoport, Weisberg & Sims P.C., Chicago

      Chapter 7 — Appendix
      Scott M. Seaman and Philip R. Kujawa, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago

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