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Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Terrence P. McAvoy, Evan M. Reese & Katherine G. Schnake
Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago
312-704-3000 | 415-263-8165 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Evan M. Reese | E-mail Katherine G. Schnake

Summary Judgment Granted in Defendants’ Favor: No Attorney-Client Relat...

Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Terrence P. McAvoy, Matthew L. Pagano & Katherine G. Schnake
Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago
312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Matthew L. Pagano | E-mail Katherine G. Schnake

Lawyer Unsuccessfully Invokes Statute-of-Limitations Defense in Malpractice Cl...

Condominium Law FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Kenneth Michaels, Jr., Bauch & Michaels, LLC, Chicago
312-588-5000 | E-Mail Kenneth Michaels, Jr.

Appellate Court Affirms Denial of Prejudgment Interest on Insurance Payment Made Pursuant to Declaratory Relief Action

Last month, we examined insurance companies’ routine practice of filing declarato...

Criminal Law FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Adam Bolotin, The Law Offices of Adam Bolotin, LLC, Chicago
847-774-3431 | E-mail Adam Bolotin

Third District Reverses Conviction: Man Justifiably Stabbed Another in Defense of His Dwelling

Last month, the Third District reversed a second-degree murder conviction following a bench trial and held t...

Criminal Law FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Matthew R. Leisten, Ogle County State’s Attorney’s Office, Oregon
815-732-1170 | E-mail Matthew R. Leisten

Fourth District: Prior Domestic Battery Convictions Can Be Used as Propensity Evidence in Domestic Battery Prosecution

In People v. Currie, 2022 IL App (4th) 210598, ¶102, the Fourth District...

Employment & Labor Law FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Thomas C. Garretson, Robbins Schwartz, Chicago
312-332-7760 | E-Mail Thomas C. Garretson

Amendments to ODRISA Impose New Requirements on Illinois Employers

On May 13, 2022, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law P.A. 102-828 (eff. Jan. 1, 2023), which amends multiple provisions of the One Day Rest i...

Family Law FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Donald C. Schiller, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, Chicago, Lake Forest & Wheaton
Michelle A. Lawless, Law Office of Michelle A. Lawless LLC, Chicago
312-641-5560 | E-mail Donald Schiller | 312-741-1092 | E-mail Michelle Lawless

Motion To Vacate Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage and Allocation ...

Financial Services FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago
312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. Weissman

Can a Wire Transfer Be Recalled After It Is Accepted?

In Blue Flame Medical LLC v. Chain Bridge Bank, N.A., 563 F.Supp.3d 491 (E.D.Va. 2021), a case involving Article 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), the...

Workers’ Compensation FLASHPOINTS June 2022

Joseph P. Basile | E-mail Joseph Basile

This month features a review of a recent Rule 23 order in a case involving a claim of injury due to repetitive trauma. The case demonstrates the importance of having an expert medical opinion when necessary to establish causation.

Commission Finds Claimant S...

FLASHPOINTS Spotlight June 2022

Carolina Y. Sales, Bauch & Michaels, LLC, Chicago
312-588-5000 | E-mail Carolina Sales

The Institute is pleased to recognize Carolina Y. Sales as the focus of the FLASHPOINTS Author Spotlight for June. Sales has been a contributor to BUSINESS BANKRUPTCY PRACTICE since 2011 (even finalizing a chapte...

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