Illinois Cases To Watch In 2nd Half Of 2021

By Celeste Bott (July 13, 2021, 5:09 PM EDT) -- The Illinois Supreme Court could soon decide what warrants final adjudication of a case and what constitutes excessive punitive damages, in two of the most closely watched cases of the second half of the year.

The state high court also recently heard arguments over the closely watched issue of whether insurance companies can depreciate the cost of labor when calculating the actual cash value of a loss, with a decision soon to come.

And the Seventh Circuit is due to offer its take on the controversial practice of disclosure-only settlements, and the fees attorneys collect for negotiating them.

Here, Law360 breaks...

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