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Reversing the usual sequence for respondents in discovery, Prinova Solutions named John Witterschein (d/b/a Process Technology LLC) as a respondent — under Section 2-402 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure — after a DuPage County judge dismissed Witterschein, without prejudice, as the defendant in a contract case involving allegedly defective food processing equipment.
When it comes to hostile work environments, not all workplaces are created equal.
See if you know what happened on this day in Legal History with Karen Conti.
This is the third of a three-part discussion with John Vegosen, co-founder of Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd. In the earlier parts, we discussed Jon’s advice for preventing harassment, conducting harassment investigations and evaluating harassment claims.
Recent malfunctions in fertility storage tanks have brought the topic of reproductive technology to the headlines of the news cycle. We recognize more and more how individuals have looked to Assisted Reproductive Technology, or ART, as a vehicle to help grow their families. But what are the implications of ART for inheritance purposes?
For lawyers practicing in the family law arena, a common question from a prospective client is what role a spouse’s misconduct plays in the proceedings. It is important that the lawyer be clear on the limitations of marital misconduct so that there is no misunderstanding as to the focus of the tasks ahead.
Sports, Business & the Law
The federal trial against Lance Armstrong is scheduled to begin in Washington, D.C., on May 7. The government is claiming Armstrong defrauded the U.S. Postal Service during its sponsorship of Armstrong’s professional cycling team.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn’t have time for training to climb Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times — and hopes to outdo herself yet again. — Free read
The Power of Lifting
Is there a knife in my hip’s future?
He started out initially portraying George Gershwin, which was then joined by Chopin, Beethoven, Leonard Bernstein, Franz Liszt and Irving Berlin and now by “Our Great Tchaikovsky” as Chicago favorite Hershey Felder brings his latest self-created solo musical portrait of yet another legendary composer to Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre through May 15.
WASHINGTON — Susette Kelo’s Supreme Court case now has a Hollywood ending, just not the one she hoped for. — Free read
Dreaming of a spring getaway with white-sand beaches and a cool drink in your hand? What if you could book your trip today and pay for it later — without maxing out your credit cards? — Free read