Blog posts of '2023' 'February'

Civil Litigation FLASHPOINTS February 2023

Allison Clark, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago
NOTE: Any opinions expressed in this article do not reflect the views of Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLC.

Illinois Pay Data Reporting Requirements and Broader Pay Equity Trends

Many Illinois employers are in the midst of sharing wage and salary data w...

Criminal Law FLASHPOINTS February 2023

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

DUI Updates: Evidence at Trial, Petitions To Rescind

In January 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court and the Second District released three decisions on DUI law that will affect future cases reg...

Employment & Labor Law FLASHPOINTS February 2023

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

Mandatory Paid Leave for Employees Coming to Illinois in 2024

On January 10, 2023, the Illinois legislature passed the Paid Leave for All Workers Act, S.B. 208, 95th Gen.Assem (2023). The Act, effective Januar...

Family Law FLASHPOINTS February 2023

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

Trial Court’s Bar of Evidence Pertaining to Wife’s Alleged Medical Co...

Financial Services FLASHPOINTS February 2023

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

Lien Lost by Surrender of Possession

In re Leaver, 627 B.R. 517 (Bankr. W.D.Wis. 2021), is a reminder that a lien initially perfected by possession can be lost by surrender of possession even if the debtor stipu...

Workers’ Compensation FLASHPOINTS February 2023

Joseph P. Basile | E-mail Joseph Basile

Third District: Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Properly Found That Respondent Failed To Prove Its Entitlement to Credits Under §8(j) of the Workers’ Compensation Act

The Workers’ Compensation Division of the Third District Appellate Court upheld t...

Condominium Law FLASHPOINTS February 2023

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

First District: Release for Claims Obtained Through Duress

This month’s case focus is on a recent decision in which the fact that a condominium unit was involved is not directly germane to the holding...

Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS February 2023

Hal R. Morris, Saul Ewing LLP, Chicago
312-876-7185 | E-mail Hal Morris

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an installment of a “Legal Hygiene” Series, which features pop culture scenarios to illustrate legal ethics lessons.

What “The Three Little Pigs” Teaches About Client and Matter Intake

“The Thr...