The Right to Contribution

Because contribution is an excellent way for an insurer to recoup some of the damages that it pays on a particular loss, consideration should be given to separate policies that an insured or other entity may maintain on the same risk, property and/or interest, so that contribution may be pursued...

Admissibility of Photographic Evidence

Currently, the admissibility of photographic evidence is based on two different theories. These two theories represent a departure from earlier requirements, which required authenticating testimony from the photographer and/or an expert witness regarding the reliability of the recording process.

Negligent Entrustment of a Vehicle

Under Ohio’s negligent entrustment statute, codified at Revised Code Section 4511.203, the owner of a motor vehicle may face both criminal penalties and civil liability when he or she entrusts a vehicle to another when the owner knows or reasonably should know...

Illinois Mandatory Arbitration

Mandatory arbitration is a legal proceeding, conducted like a trial, which is held before statelicensed attorneys who have completed a court certified arbitration program. The attorney-arbitrators act in place of a judge and render a decision at the conclusion of the proceeding.