LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation

LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation provides comprehensive coverage of the most significant topics facing the Illinois personal injury practitioner, provides a clear summary of key issues and cases on the topics, and provides helpful cross-references to additional resources for the Illinois practitioner who needs to delve more deeply into a topic.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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2016 Edition
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ISBN: 9781522115984
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation brings the success of the LexisNexis Practice Guide series to the Illinois practitioner. It is a portable, single-volume paperback that is easy to take to meetings, court hearings, settlement conferences, or anywhere the practitioner needs to go. The 14-chapter volume provides comprehensive coverage of the most significant topics facing the personal injury practitioner, provides a clear summary of key issues and cases on the topics, and provides helpful cross-references to additional resources for the practitioner who needs to delve more deeply into a topic. This publication is affordably priced and updated every year.

Features and Benefits include:

Cases and Statutes: There are hundreds of cases and statutes discussed in the book, so the practitioner is not only likely to find authority on virtually any point faced, but may even find a case that presents facts similar to the practitioner's own case.

Checklists: There are dozens of checklists throughout the book giving step-by-step guides to the tasks the practitioner should follow in handling a personal injury case.

Forms: Almost every chapter contains forms on the most significant pleadings related to the chapter topic. All together, there are over 50 forms in the book.

Practice Tips: There are hundreds of Practice Tips, Strategic Points, and Warnings throughout the book that provide practical advice at every stage of the litigation process.

Practice Resources: Every section within every chapter contains a Practice Resource component that provides cross-references to extensive additional materials that the practitioner can access for a more expanded discussion of the various topics.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Initial Handling of Case

Chapter 2 Intentional Torts and Defenses

Chapter 3 Negligence and Defenses

Chapter 4 Motor Vehicle Negligence and Defenses

Chapter 5 Premises Liability and Defenses

Chapter 6 Products Liability and Defenses

Chapter 7 Medical Malpractice and Defenses

Chapter 8 Nursing Home and Related Elder Care Actions

Chapter 9 Governmental Liability and Defenses

Chapter 10 Consumer Actions and Defenses

Chapter 11 Liability and Defenses in Special Cases

Chapter 12 Wrongful Death

Chapter 13 Special Considerations in Personal Injury Cases

Chapter 14 Damages