Monthly Archives: September 2017
The Illinois Economic Loss Doctrine can be a roadblock to recovery. However, before you close your file, take a closer look, armed with exceptions that may help you navigate your way to the other side. The Illinois Economic Loss Doctrine sets out to bar recovery in tort for purely contractual losses or frustrated economic expectations… Read More »
Perhaps no legal cause of action is more frequently applied or universal than one sounding in negligence. We bring it when another driver damages our vehicles, when our buildings are damaged from faulty construction, and when a medical procedure leaves a patient worse off than before. While some negligence actions may be held to a heightened standard (i.e., professional malpractice, or may be codified to require particular facts), negligence is largely evaluated under the same four elements in any variation: Duty, Breach, Causation, and Damages.