While being named as a defendant in a lawsuit is never ideal, community associations have a number of defense tactics available to prepare for the possibility of litigation. These defense measures may enable an association to avoid costly litigation and defer additional liability when faced with an … Read More ›
Decided by the Illinois Supreme Court on December 1, 2016, Murphy-Hylton v. Klein Creek Condominium et al. held that the immunity granted under the Illinois Snow and Ice Removal Act for the negligent removal of naturally accumulated snow and ice does not also provide immunity for injuries caused by ice arising due to circumstances unrelated … Read More ›
One of the first questions we are asked at the outset of litigation on behalf of a condominium association is whether the attorneys’ fees we will generate are recoverable from the opposing party. The answer to that question depends on a number of factors because Illinois is what is called an “American Rule” jurisdiction. The American Rule … Read More ›
Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit is proud to announce that three of our attorneys have been selected as 2017 Illinois Emerging Lawyers based upon a survey by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company and its Leading Lawyers division.
Emerging Lawyers have been identified by their peers to be among the top lawyers who are age 40 or younger unless they … Read More ›