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Civic Engagement at Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP

Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, acknowledges the civic engagement of Associate Attorney Candice Rudd who will be serving as a tutor for the 2018 Illinois State Bar with Minority Legal Education Resources (MLER), hosted at DePaul University Law School in Chicago, Illinois. MLER is a supplemental bar process management and pipeline program with the mission…

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ARP obtains a defense verdict involving allegations under the Locomotive Inspection Act

Recently, ARP attorneys Daniel J. Hronek, Christopher T. Scolire, and Maureen A. McGuire obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a railroad in a case involving allegations under the Locomotive Inspection Act, a strict liability statute, and the Federal Employers’ Liability Act.  On January 4, 2012, the plaintiff-conductor backed into a locomotive restroom and twisted…

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Illinois Appellate Court Requires Lower Court to Enter a Stay of Wrongful Death Proceedings During Arbitration of Survival and Family Expense Claims

On November 9, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the ruling of the Circuit Court in Hayes v. Victory Centre of River Woods, LLC, 2017 IL App (1st) 162207 and held that the lower court erred in denying Defendant’s motion to stay the Wrongful Death claim pending arbitration of the Survival and Family Expense claims raised…

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100,000 Verdict in Cook County Nursing Home Case

In April 2017, a jury awarded a plaintiff $100,000 in a case involving allegations of negligence against GlenCrest Healthcare & Rehabilitation Centre. The case was wound care case; Plaintiff alleged the defendant negligently failed to prevent development and progression of skin breakdown in a 75 year old female resident, resulting in a Stage IV decubitus…

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Cook County Jury Awards $4.1 Million Verdict

   On July 18, 2017, a Cook County jury awarded a $4,111,477 verdict against Clare Oaks Assisi Healthcare Center. The case arose out of the death of Dolores Trendel, an 85 year-old woman, who was transferred to Clare Oaks in February of 2011 for physical therapy after suffering a fractured hip from a fall at…

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Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, announces addition of new associates!

Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of Rabiya Bilfaqi, Justin Evan, Mark Galler, Candice Rudd and Mary Volk as associates.

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CMS’ New Proposed Rule Repeals Ban on Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken two significant steps away from its prior proposed ban on mandatory arbitration agreements in the long term care setting, abandoning its appeal of a decision blocking implementation of a prior rule banning mandatory arbitration agreements, and issuing a new proposed rule rescinding its prior ban…

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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) Preempts Kentucky Law Disfavoring Arbitration Agreements

On May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States held in Kindred Nursing Centers, L.P. v. Clark, No. 16-32, that state courts are pre-empted by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) from singling out arbitration agreements for disfavored treatment. At issue in the underlying case were powers of attorney held by respondents, the wife…

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Proposed amendment to the Nursing Home Care Act for complaints made to the Illinois Department of Public Health

A controversial State bill has been proposed which, if passed, would amend the Nursing Home Care Act to require identifying information from individuals who make complaints against nursing homes. Under the proposed amendment, the identifying information would be kept confidential by the Illinois Department of Public Health but State investigators could gain access to this…

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Bill Proposes Amendment to Nursing Home Care Act to Clarify Definition of “Resident’s representative”

A bill was recently proposed that would amend the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act (“NHCA” or the “Act”) to clarify the definition of “Resident’s representative.” Currently, a “Resident’s representative” is (1) someone other than the owner of the facility that is not related to the resident, or (2) an employee or agent of the facility…

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