Tag Archives: class action law
Johnson and Bell as seen in the Chicago Tribune.
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The First District Appellate Court upheld a lower court’s summary judgment for Audi AG and its parent, Volkswagen AG, in a class action pending for over 25 years alleging the Audi 5000 unintendedly accelerated. The case was filed in 1987, shortly after the CBS “60 Minutes” television show featured the Audi 5000 in a bad Continue Reading »
Indiana Lawyer takes a close look at Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Edward W. Hearn, as he continues his family tradition of competing in power boating competitions and coming out on top. Access the Indiana Lawyer story here.
Johnson & Bell Shareholder, William K. McVisk, will discuss third-party insurance disputes at the upcoming Property & Liability Resource Bureau’s 2014 Claims Conference in Indianapolis, IN. Bill’s presentation will focus on how insurance companies can effectively balance the often conflicting interests of the insured and the insurer when excess claims arise – and avoid bad Continue Reading »
Joseph R. Marconi was selected last year by the Illinois Supreme Court as an advisor to its Committee on Discovery Procedures exploring possible reform to the rules regarding the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI). As a result of the work of that Committee, public hearings are now scheduled for commentary on those proposed reforms; Johnson Continue Reading »
Congratulations to our 15 attorneys chosen as Illinois Super Lawyers and our 2 attorneys chosen as Illinois Rising Stars! Peer nominations, evaluations and third party research create a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys. We are proud to have a number of our attorneys listed. Read more about the attorneys and how they help accomplish our Continue Reading »
Edward W. Hearn of Johnson & Bell’s Indiana Office has filed suit on behalf of Indiana Porter County Councilman, Jeremy Rivas, and several other voters against the Porter County Indiana Commissioners with respect to their recent ordinance redistricting Porter County for election of county council representatives. The claim involves alleged violations of Indiana Redistricting Laws which require Continue Reading »
Monica Gutowski focuses her practice on municipal liability, insurance defense and governmental tort liability. Ms. Gutowski has successfully defended cases in both state and federal court, in which she has obtained dismissals and summary judgment rulings in favor of her clients which include municipalities, police officers and security personnel. Ms. Gutowski has considerable litigation experience, having tried 34 Continue Reading »
The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that, for a limited time, Illinois-based corporate counsel who failed to obtain a required limited law license will now be able to obtain that limited license without the risk of discipline. The program is effective January 1, 2014 and will expire one year later. Supreme Court Rule 716 requires Continue Reading »