About the Firm
Cassiday Schade has a 34 year history of litigating cases with impressive results. We handle lawsuits throughout Illinois as well as mass litigation in multiple states, and we act as national or regional counsel for clients facing nationwide exposures. Some of the firm’s recent trial experience includes the defense of class action challenges to allegedly defective medical products, underground storage tank and toxic injury cases, catastrophic birth injury cases, intellectual property and professional liability litigation. In addition to trial and appellate work, our attorneys are often retained before litigation ensues so that risks can be analyzed and prevented.
Illinois Appellate Court Expands Damages Allowable in Wrongful Pregnancy Suit When a Genetic Abnormality is a Foreseeable Consequence of a Sterilization Procedure
The First District held that a plaintiff advancing claims of negligence and wrongful pregnancy can recover extraordinary expenses that would be incurred in raising a child born with sickle cell disease following her mother’s failed tubal ligation procedure. See Williams v. Rosner, 2014...
Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District Finds Coverage For Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Action
In Standard Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lay, 2014 Il App (4th) 110527-B, the Fourth District found that three policies issued by Standard Mutual Insurance Company ("Standard") provided coverage for a class action lawsuit stemming from a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991....
On February 11, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule expanding the re-review of Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (WCMSAs). The notice concerning the proposed rule can be viewed here: