Accidents Reported at Walt Disney World Theme Parks

Florida’s largest theme-park operator, Walt Disney World, reported a total of seven injuries during its summer session.  All guests were injured while passengers on some of the park’s most popular rides.  The latest incident occurred in September, when two people onboard Universal Orlando’s Harry Potter Forbidden Journey ride were hurt.  Both passengers were treated for […]

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Changes in Civil Settlement Laws in Illinois will affect Insurers and Defendants

Settlements and liens in civil cases were dramatically altered when Governor Pat Quinn signed Public Act 098-0548 into law, an act which amends the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure. The new statute strictly regulates the deadlines for exchanging settlement documents and payments after a civil matter has been adjudicated or settled. The most notable change […]

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