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November News

01 Nov Insight

Incriminate You Where?

In a class action lawsuit, defendant declines to answer discovery questions on the grounds of the privilege against self-incrimination...
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October News

September News

01 Sep Insight

To Get Contribution, Name That Tortfeasor!

A tortfeasor settling with a claimant under Section 2(c) of the Contribution Act, 740 ILCS 100/2(c), is not entitled to recover contribution from another tortfeasor whose liability is not extinguished by the settlement, 740 ILCS 100/2(d).
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01 Sep Insight

Supremacy Clause Still Reigns

A plaintiff's wrongful death complaint against the manufacturer of a boat motor was properly dismissed under Section 2-619, because the claim is impliedly preempted by the Federal Boat Safety Act under the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
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01 Sep Insight

No Need to Bring Your Toothbrush!

When a trial judge ruled that a railroad's director of claims was not part of the railroad's control group, and in any event, the attorney-client privilege was waived, the court ordered production of two documents which had been written to outside and inside counsel respectively.
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