News & Insights

May News

01 May Insight

A Treating Physician Will Cost You

The Supreme Court was presented with the issue of whether the trial court may assess as "costs" the fee charged by a nonparty treating physician for attending an evidentiary deposition and determined the trial court does not have such authority.
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April News

01 Apr Insight

Special Interrogatories

After recognizing that Illinois civil procedure strictly provides that "a trial court has no discretion to reject a special interrogatory that is proper in form," the Court found that a failure to do so in this case was "harmless" error.
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