A joint defense agreement provides an exception to what would be the waiver of the attorney client and work product privileges. At least one Illinois court now recognizes the validity of the joint defense agreement rule, allowing separately-represented codefendants to share privileged information without waiving the attorney-client and work-product privileges.
Archives for August 2018
Recent Litigation Highlights The Need to Understand the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA) Requirements
To avoid what is becoming a common lawsuit, businesses need to be aware of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) requirements. Two class action lawsuits were recently filed in Cook County Circuit Court by employees alleging violations of the BIPA by their respective employers.
Persistence is the Key to Victory In A Medical Malpractice Case
In May and June of this year we tried and won a difficult medical malpractice case in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant physician misread certain biopsy tissue slides of the plaintiff’s vocal cords in 2010, missing his cancer and allowing it to grow and spread.
David A. Shapiro Becomes Of Counsel to McKenna Storer
Mckenna Storer is pleased to announce it has entered into an of-counsel relationship with David A. Shapiro who will be managing complex commercial litigation matters as part of the firm’s litigation practice.