An Insurance Law amendment drafted by Scott Blumenshine has been submitted as a bill for consideration by the Illinois Legislature. Senate Bill 1636 would make arbitration decisions entered on uninsured motorist claims binding. Illinois is the only state in the nation that allows insurance companies to reject arbitration decisions. Arbitration is designed to be cost effective and provided

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This article originally ran in the March 20, 2012 issue of The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin After allegedly tripping on a floor mat and winding up quadriplegic, Dr. Fernando Caburnay relied on a theory of general negligence — not premises liability — when suing Norwegian American Hospital. According to the anesthesiologist’s deposition testimony, he entered

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