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Attorneys Author Articles for 2014 IDC Quarterly Issue No. 3

09/04/2014

Nine Heyl Royster attorneys authored articles in the current issue of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel's IDC Quarterly publication for the Third Quarter of 2014. Stacy Crabtree (Peoria) authored a Feature Article entitled "When Employers Become Human Traffickers: An Overview of the Trafficking Victims' Protection Act." Stacy's article discusses how even a law-abiding employer might inadvertently find itself defending against a claim under the Trafficking Victims' Protection Act and offers insights into how to help protect against such claims. David Perkins and Brad Elward (Peoria) authored the Civil Rights Update discussing a recent Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Currie v. Chhabra, which ruled the Fourth Amendment protections applied to medical care provided to pre-Gerstein arrestees. Joseph Feehan and Brad Keller (Peoria) authored the quarterly column on Evidence and Practice Tips, and discussed the importance of diligently following Rule 213's expert disclosure requirements and discovery sanctions following the Appellate Court, Second District's decision in Fraser v. Jackson. The Health Law column, written by Roger Clayton, Mark Hansen, and Matt Thompson (Peoria), discussed a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision (Home Star Bank) that ruled against emergency room physicians and resolved a split among the appellate court districts regarding the interpretation of the Good Samaritan Act. Brad Peterson (Urbana) authored the Workers' Compensation Update, which provided an update concerning Medicare set-asides and conditional payments.