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BIPA Claim Accrual Update

April 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Alexander J. Brinson and Mitchel D. Torrence

Introduction

Clausen Miller’s Technology & Cyber Group provides the following update to keep you informed on recent important cases adjudicating Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).

COVID’s Impact On Civil Jury Attitudes And Procedures

April 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Eli B. Vine and Kathleen M. Klein

Introduction

As the COVID-19 pandemic began, the majority of courthouses across the country had to significantly alter their operations. Many courts initially limited their proceedings to only the most essential and time sensitive matters,

Insurers Remain Undefeated In Federal And State Appellate Tribunals On COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

April 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

The body of federal and state appellate precedent keeps growing, with these appellate tribunals unanimously holding that there is no property insurance business interruption coverage for losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois Supreme Court Rules On Illinois Workers’ Compensation Immunity Issue

April 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

In Munoz v. Bulley & Andrews, LLC, 2022 IL 127067, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the immunity provisions of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act do not extend beyond an injured worker’s direct employer,

SIDEBAR: Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, Issues Highly Favorable Decision For Insurance And Defense Industry Regarding The Enforcement Of Arbitration Provisions

April 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

The recent published decision in Mason v. St. Vincent’s Home, Inc., 2022 IL App (4th) 210458, 2022 Ill. App. LEXIS 43, provides mandatory precedent in Illinois and persuasive precedent elsewhere for the insurance and defense industry to enforce arbitration provisions,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2022 Volume 1

April 11, 2022 / CM Reports

Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, Issues Highly Favorable Decision For Insurance And Defense Industry Regarding The Enforcement Of Arbitration Provisions

The recent published decision in Mason v. St. Vincent’s Home, Inc.,

Cook County Uses HIPAA To Further Limit Discovery And Use Of Litigants’ Medical Records

February 2, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Kathleen M. Klein

On November 5, 2021, Cook County courts amended the standard HIPAA order used in cases throughout its divisions. The order is known as the HIPAA Qualified Protective Order (“QPO”),

Illinois Supreme Court Permits Fetal Wrongful Death Claims Against Physicians Where The Death Resulted From A Subsequent Lawful Abortion

February 2, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Scott R. Shinkan

The Illinois Supreme Court held in Thomas v. Khory, M.D. et al., 2021 IL 126074, that section 2.2 of the Wrongful Death Act, 740 ILCS 180/2.2,

Seventh Circuit Finds A Private Cause Of Action Under FNHRA. Will SCOTUS Grant Certiorari?

February 2, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Scott R. Shinkan

Nursing homes and insurers beware: the Seventh Circuit recently held in Talevski v. Health & Hosp. Corp., 6 F.4th 713 (7th Cir. 2021), that residents and their families can pursue claims for monetary damages under 42 U.S.C.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2021 Volume 4

January 26, 2022 / CM Reports

Judge Grants Insurers Motion To Compel Arbitration By Enforcing Arbitration Clause In Insurance Policy

In 299 N. Federal Master LLC v. General Security Indemnity Co. of Arizona et al., case number 0:21-cv-62349,

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