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Dazed and Confused – Illinois Appellate Ruling Muddies Proximate Cause in Automobile and Trucking Accidents

Sole Proximate Cause was significantly weakened when the Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District, ruled that a lower court erred in granting summary judgment for defendants in a fatal automobile accident.  The lower court granted summary judgment in finding that the sole proximate cause of the accident was decedent’s failure to stop at a stop sign. However,   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell

Johnson and Bell