The Employee Classification Act (820 ILCS 185) has been amended to address the defects found
in Bartlow v. Shannon, 399 Ill.App.3d 560 (5th Dist. 2010), and, as amended, has been sustained by
the Illinois Supreme Court. Bartlow v. Costigan, 2014 IL 115152.
Neither share ownership nor officer status is required for Illinois courts to apply the doctrine of piercing
the corporate veil, a panel in the Appellate Court’s First District held this month.
A trial court need not conduct an in camera review of the subject communications in order to hold that they are subject to the crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege, the Illinois Supreme Court has reiterated.Read More
A party must read the actual notice of lis pendens and may not rely upon an erroneous summary
thereof provided by a recorder of deeds, a panel in the Appellate Court’s First District has held.
A mortgagor who is properly served, who receives notices of the default, the judgment of foreclosure and the sale, who participates in the proceedings, but who waits 10 months after the default judgment before seeking to vacate same and to raise pleading defects, may not have the judgment and sale vacated even under the liberal rules of 735 ILCS 5/2-1301(e), the Illlinois Supreme Court held recently.Read More