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Appeals panel: 'Close ties' may make Northwestern Memorial liable for Erie clinic staff's actions

Scott Holland Aug. 23, 2016, 11:09am

Hospitals may be held liable for the actions of medical professionals they do not employ, an Illinois appellate court has affirmed. 

Lawyer needed to have verbal fee-sharing agreement in writing to enforce his claim: Appeals panel

Dan Churney May 13, 2016, 3:53pm

An Illinois appeals court has upheld a McHenry County judge’s ruling that a Chicago lawyer is not obliged to give a slice of his $1.4 million legal fee to the suburban lawyer who referred a malpractice case to him, because the referring lawyer didn’t abide by rules requiring he inform the client the fee would be split.