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September News

01 Sep Insight

What Part of "No" Don't You Understand?

For at least the fourth time, the First District Appellate Court has told the asbestos plaintiffs' bar that the Illinois Construction Act Statute of Repose means what the Illinois Supreme Court has said: the statute "protects, on its face, anyone who engages in the enumerated activities" - namely, the "design, planning, supervision, observation or management of construction."
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August News

01 Aug Insight

No Reliance Needed

The Seventh Circuit recently held that a complaining party is not required to establish reliance, either actual or reasonable, in order to...
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01 Aug Insight

Opportunity Lost

The Illinois Supreme Court held that business investors lost the opportunity to contest the arbitrability of a dispute in their appeal of...
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01 Aug Insight

When Does the Clock Start Ticking?

The Illinois Supreme Court held that a general contractor's third-party indemnity claims against its subcontractors accrued on the date that the general contractor was served with the underlying complaint from the homeowner.
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01 Aug Insight

Rule 213 Disclosures Not Required?!?!?!

The Illinois Appellate Court held that opinion witness disclosures pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 213 are not required when the same disclosure has been made under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 222.
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