Mandatory E-Filing in Illinois
E-filing in civil cases shall become mandatory in the Illinois Supreme Court and Appellate Courts on July 1, 2017 and in the Circuit Courts on January 1, 2018.
Illinois Supreme Court Decision Abolishes the Public Duty Rule
The Illinois Supreme Court rendered an opinion on January 22, 2016 in Coleman v. East Joliet Fire Protection District abolishing the public duty rule. This decision will have a significant impact on the potential liability of municipal entities.