Posts by Ryan Armour

Aug
09

“Third-Party Tortfeasor or Patient Insurance: Recovery Options for Healthcare Providers in Illinois and How their Participating Provider Agreements Affect the Analysis”

There is a precarious balancing act between healthcare providers, insurance companies, legislative bodies, and the Court system in Illinois. On July 6, 2017, the Fourth District Appellate Court of Illinois issued its decision in Turner v. Orthopedic and Shoulder Center, S.C.

Nov
14

Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies Proper Method for Naming an Estate as a Defendant in Cases of Unknown Death of Party Under 735 ILCS 5/13-209(C)

Posted in Civil Procedure

In Relf v. Shatayeva, 2013 IL 114925, the Illinois Supreme Court refined its analysis of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure when a plaintiff mistakenly sues a decedent, and offered insight into how it interprets the Illinois Compiled Statutes by analyzing indirectly related statutory...

Sep
23

Illinois Appellate Court Broadens Protection of Hospital Liens to Allow Recovery Against Damage Awards Traditionally Deemed Off-Limits

Lien protection and preservation has been at the forefront of the ongoing evolution of personal injury law in Illinois for the last decade.  The recent First District Appellate Court decision in Manago v. The County of Cook, 2013 IL App. (1st) 121365, offers insight into the application of the...

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