Blog posts of '2022' 'May'

Civil Litigation FLASHPOINTS May 2022

Loren M. Lee, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago
312-902-5232| E-mail Loren Lee

Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies Injury Necessary To Trigger Statute of Limitations on Legal Malpractice Claim

In Suburban Real Estate Services, Inc. v. Carlson, 2022 IL 126935, the Illinois Supreme Court clarified t...

Criminal Law FLASHPOINTS May 2022

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

Second District Reduces Nonconsensual Dissemination of Sexual Images Conviction to Disorderly Conduct

In People v. Devine, 2022 IL App (2d) 210162, the Second District Appellate Court reduced...

Family Law FLASHPOINTS May 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

Petition for Maintenance Allowed Despite Filing After Deadline Set fo...

Condominium Law FLASHPOINTS May 2022

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

Third District Affirms Insurer’s Declaratory Judgment Action Dismissal Against Association After Insurer Declined Appraisal Under Policy

Condominium lawyers frequently must deal with insurance compani...

Employment & Labor Law FLASHPOINTS May 2022

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

Seventh Circuit: Illinois Whistleblower Act Does Not Protect Those Asserting Violation of Another State’s Laws

On April 14, 2022, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the entry of summary judgment for a...

Financial Services FLASHPOINTS May 2022

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

Bank’s UCC Liens Trump Wage Claims in Federal Receivership

In a federal court receivership in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, reported in Bank Midwest v. R.F. Fisher Electric Co., 51...

Workers’ Compensation FLASHPOINTS May 2022

Joseph P. Basile | E-mail Joseph Basile

This month features a review of a Rule 23 order in a case involving a causal connection issue when conflicting medical opinions and utilization reviews were presented.

Commission’s Finding Not Against Manifest Weight of Evidence: Petitioner Proved Current Co...

IICLE® Student Ambassador Spotlight May 2022

This month the Institute would like to recognize its Student Ambassador for the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, Mariam Shariff. Shariff recently graduated from the UIC School of Law Class of 2022, having pursued her J.D. and a concentration in sustainability. Previously, she obtained h...