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April 2015

  • Illinois Law Update
    Posted: 4/20/2015
    ILLINOIS LAW UPDATE: 3d District Appellate Court holds discovery rule does not extend Statute of Limitations where cause of action created by Legislature such as Wrongful Death Act (740 ILCS 180/0.01 et seq. (West 2010) and Survival Act 755 ILCS 5/27-6 (West 2010) ILLINOIS LAW UPDATE: 3d District Appellate Court holds discovery rule does not extend Statute of Limitations where cause of action created by Legislature such as Wrongful Death Act (740 ILCS 180/0.01 et seq. (West 2010) and Survival Act 755 ILCS 5/27-6 (West 2010.


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  • Illinois law changes effective 6/1/2015
    Posted: 4/7/2015
    As some of his last acts in office, former Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn signed into law two rather controversial pieces of legislation. First, he signed into law the recently enacted Public Act 98-1131 (Senate Bill 2221), which effectively precludes defendants in asbestos lawsuits from raising the Illinois Construction Statute of Repose as a potential defense to suits involving past construction work.
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