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Jun 2, 2022

Cook County Court Holds Illinois Prejudgment Interest Statute Unconstitutional

By: Jeffrey Kehl On May 27, 2022, Judge Marcia Maras entered her long-awaited decision on whether the 2021 Prejudgment Interest Statute is unconstitutional. In Hyland v. Advocate Health, Cook County Law Division Case No. 17 L-003541 Judge Maris concluded that the statute, which imposes 6% prejudgment interest on the difference between the last […]

May 16, 2022

Samuel Levine Published in ALI CLE’s The Practical Real Estate Lawyer

Of Counsel Samuel Levine has been published in ALI CLE’s The Practical Real Estate Lawyer – May 2022 Issue. Samuel’s article “Consequences of Stopping Construction: Delays and Disruptions Resulting from Catastrophes” details the impacts of suspending a construction project and the importance of defining the suspension parameters in a contract to […]

Dec 27, 2021

Stay Lifted on OSHA ETS Rule

By: Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler As we last reported in our December L&E Newsletter, OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employers with at least 100 employees to mandate that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing was stayed by the U.S. Court of Appeals […]

Dec 27, 2021

Chicago Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

By: Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler On December 21, 2021, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that beginning January 3, 2022, patrons age 5 and older will need to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to enter restaurants, bars, indoor fitness facilities, and indoor entertainment and recreation venues where food […]

Jul 12, 2021

Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler Co-Author Refresher on Conducting Workplace Investigations for CLM Magazine

Capital member Storrs Downey and associate Jessica Jackler recently co-authored an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Back To Basics In The Workplace,” a refresher for employers on conducting workplace investigations during an important era of #MeToo, civil rights movements and a global pandemic. Storrs and Jessica highlight the steps employers […]

Jun 23, 2021

Geoff Bryce Discusses Contract Terms & Conditions with Construction Executive

Capital member Geoff Bryce was recently quoted in “Forging a Contract for a COVID-Exit World” for Construction Executive magazine. The article notes that due to the pandemic and continued rising costs of materials, contractors are increasingly turning to construction law firms to navigate contract language and delayed projects. The nation’s […]

Jun 18, 2021

Rich Lenkov Authors Business Insurance Article on COVID-19 & Other Infectious Disease Presumptions

Capital member Rich Lenkov wrote an article for Business Insurance on COVID-19 presumptions and the future of other infectious diseases in workers’ compensation. “Tips for Rebutting COVID-19 Presumptions” notes that many states that have enacted presumption statutes, but have not provided guidance on overcoming the presumption. Rich examines Illinois’ presumption—signed […]

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