The Illinois Supreme Court has re-appointed Nicholas J. Motherway to another three year term on the Court’s Rules Committee to December 31, 2012. The Rules Committee recommends to the Court whether proposed changes to any of the rules which govern discovery, trials and appeals are needed and whether a given proposal is worthy of adoption. … Read More
Legal Archives From 2009
On December 23, 2007, Sigismunda Rizzo, age 86, walked across the street to her neighbor’s house to deliver a tray of Christmas cookies. On her way back from her neighbor’s house she was struck by a vehicle driven by a Salvadore Guzman. Ms. Rizzo was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she remained as an… Read More
Dan Madigan was recently elected to the Assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association. The ISBA Assembly is the policy making body of the Association. Dan expects to be voting on a variety of important issues during his three year term.
Nicholas T. Motherway has been appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association Tort Council. The Council recommends to the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly what position the Association should take on tort issues.
On May 1, 2009 a settlement was reached with the defendant OB/GYN and his Practice Group through their liability insurance carrier, Illinois Insurance Services Exchange (ISMIE) for their entire policies of insurance. The case was pending in Will County. Don M. Sowers represented the plaintiff.
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Illinois Super Lawyers® is a magazine published by attorneys exclusively for attorneys and adheres to a rigorous selection process. The only way a lawyer can be listed in Illinois Super Lawyers magazine is through this selection process. The Top 100 Super Lawyers selection process consists of a statewide survey of lawyers, peer nominations, a blue… Read More
Road Worker’s $14.6M Jury Award Named One of the Top Illinois Civil Jury Verdicts in 2008 by Well Known Legal Publication
The Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter publishes thousands of summaries of civil jury verdicts in the State of Illinois each year. Since 1959, it is the preeminent source of information for the legal community as it relates to a trial lawyer’s civil jury verdict track record. The case of Bobbi Jo Craver v. Vermeer, et al.,… Read More