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Ed McCambridge is a founder of the firm and has served as a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Mr. McCambridge concentrates his practice on complex tort litigation …

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Prejudgment Interest Now a Reality in Illinois


The Governor of Illinois signed into law Public Act 102-0006 on May 28, 2021. The effective date of the act is July 1, 2021. The act applies to all wrongful death and personal injury action arising out of negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, intentional conduct, or strict liability. More »

Remote Jury Selection by Video Conferencing


On October 27, 2020, recognizing the need for video conferencing jury selection in civil trials, the Illinois Supreme Court set out general guidelines for remote jury selection. Some of the operative sections are:

D. Remote jury selection by video conference (herein “remote jury selection”) in civil cases is permissible to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure so that litigants can access justice in a timely fashion while keeping all jurors, court personnel, litigants, and the public safe.

For civil matters, circuits may choose to utilize remote jury selection consistent with the guidelines established by the Court Operations During Covid-19 Task Force, and adopted by the court (herein “Guidelines”) on October 27, 2020. More »

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