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01 Mar Insight

The Casino Need Not Save You From Yourself

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, deciding an issue which apparently has never been addressed before, rejected a claim that a riverboat casino can be sued in tort when they fail to evict a compulsive gambler who had earlier requested that he be thrown out if he ever entered the premises.
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01 Mar Insight

Plaintiff May Lose Right to Voluntarily Dismiss

Although a plaintiff may have a right to voluntarily dismiss the case without prejudice under Section 2-1009 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure, that right can instead be denied if the plaintiff didn't replead within a time specified by the Court. Smith v. Central Illinois Regional Airport.
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February News

03 Feb News

"Honoraria"

Partner Andy Goldstein was elected to the Board of Directors of the Chicago Software Association.
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