SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - (Mealey's) The Illinois Supreme Court on Sept. 28 declined to hear Philip Morris Inc.'s appeal of an intermediate appeals court ruling that reopens a case that resulted in a $10.1 billion verdict against the tobacco giant for...
CHICAGO - Resolving a split between two district courts, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Oct. 16 ruled that plaintiffs' motions to consolidate 10 Illinois state court cases involving Abbott Laboratories' anti-seizure drug Depakote...
Brian J. Hickey and Jennifer A. Bollow
In this Emerging Issues commentary, Brian J. Hickey and Jennifer A. Bollow,
both partners with Cassiday Schade LLP, examine a recent decision by the
Illinois Supreme Court. In Lebron
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Supreme Court Special Committee on Illinois Evidence has scheduled hearings in Chicago and Springfield next week on a proposed Illinois Code of Evidence.
The hearing in Chicago will be held Tuesday, May 18, at...
CHICAGO – (AP) A divided Illinois Supreme Court ruled Feb. 4 that caps on
some awards in medical malpractice cases violate the state's Constitution. Trial
lawyers and consumer groups applauded the decision to strike down the caps,
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - (AP) A lawsuit that led to a $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-making Philip Morris USA before it was tossed out by the Illinois Supreme Court has been revived by a lower court, sending the case back to the county once tagged...