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Presentations

“Sexual Harassment Prevention and Tips,” IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference (2019, 2020, & 2021)

“Sexual Harassment Update for Public Employers,” Heyl Royster’s 33rd Annual Claims Handling Seminar (2018)

“Sexual Harassment Update for Public Employers,” Heyl Royster “Sunshine Laws” Governmental Seminar (2018)

“How to Minimize Cyber Liability,” 104th Annual Illinois Municipal League Conference (2017)

“Premises Liability Update,” Heyl Royster's 32nd Annual Claims Handling Seminar (2017)

“Ethics in Employment Law,” National Business Institute: Illinois Employment Law (2017)

“Cyber Liability for Public Bodies,” Illinois Association of County Board Members New Employment Laws Seminar (2017)

“Mitigating Volunteer Liability,” IASB/IASA/IASBO’s Joint Annual Conference (2016)

“Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention,” Heyl Royster Employers' Day Seminar (2016)

“Social Media - Must Know Legal and Insurance Risks,” Kuhl & Company Insurance Quarterly Seminar (2016)

“The Lindbergh Kidnapping/Murder Trial and Transactions with Clients,” PCBA and MCBA Professional Ethics Seminars - Tried and True: Part III (2016)

“Harassment-Free & Diversity Workplace Awareness Training,” Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (2016)

“2016 Legislative Update for Public Employers,” Heyl Royster Lunch & Learn Governmental Seminar (2016)

“New Laws Affecting Illinois Employers”, Heyl Royster Annual Employment Seminar/Webinar (2015)

“Recent Legal Decisions Affecting Businesses and Employers,” Heyl Royster Lunch & Learn Commercial Litigation Seminar/Webinar (2015)

Publications

A Comparison of Delegatto and Brown: Using Consent Forms to Obtain Summary Judgment on Apparent Agency,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2022)

City’s Motion to Vacate $1.24 Jury Verdict in Section 1983 Action Affirmed by Seventh Circuit, Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2022)

In Utero” Medical Records Deemed Discoverable Without Birth Mother’s Consent,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2022)

Legal Disability Can Toll the Statute of Limitations and Statute of Repose Despite a Pending Lawsuit,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2022)

"IL Supreme Court Rules Exclusivity Provisions in Workers’ Comp Act Doesn’t Bar Claims Under BIPA," Below the Red Line - Heyl Royster Workers' Compensation Newsletter (2022) 

First District Holds Orthopedist is Not Apparent Agent of Hospital in Wrongful Death Case,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2021)

Procedure Over Prejudice: Fourth District Affirms Trial Court’s Judgment,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2021)

Illinois Supreme Court Reverses Third District Ruling in Fatal Blood Clot Case,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2021)

Seventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Police Officers in Use of Force Case Against Individual Suffering from Mental Illness,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2021)

Supreme Court Affirms: Experts Redesignated as Consultants Are Entitled to Consultant’s Privilege Against Disclosure,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2021)

"Illinois Appellate Court Dismisses Battery Claim Arising From Use of New Medical Device," International Association of Defense Counsel Medical Defense and Health Law Committee Newsletter (2020)

Gilbert, Health Care Advertising, and Consent Forms – Second District Rules Obstetrician Was Not an Apparent Agent of Hospital,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2020)

Insurer Compelled to Comply with HIPAA Privacy Rule Requirements,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2020)

Summary Judgment for Hospital Reversed Under Apparent Agency Theory,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2020)

"Illinois Appellate Court Deems Mental Health Record Privileged in Neurological Brain Injury Case," International Association of Defense Counsel Medical Defense and Health Law Committee Newsletter (2020)

Airbnb Room Sharing Results in Section 1983 Claim,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2020)

Battery Claim Arising From Use of New Medical Device Dismissed,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2019)

First District Holds Expert Redesignated as Consultant Is Entitled to Consultant’s Privilege Against Disclosure,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2019)

Certain Patient Records Deemed Privileged Under Patient Safety Act,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2018)

"Interlocutory Appeals of Certain Orders" chapter in Illinois Civil Appeals: State and Federal, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2018)

"Expert Discovery," chapter in Medical Malpractice, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2018)

Temporary Labor and the Illinois Responsible Job Creation Act,” InterBusiness Issues (2018)

The Naked Truth: The Constitutionality of Public-Nudity Ordinances,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2018)

"Survey of Illinois Law: Employment Law," Southern Illinois University Law Journal (2017)

The Tort Immunity Act,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly Monograph (2017) 

Seventh Circuit Addresses the Parameters of Class-of-One Equal Protection Claims,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2017)

Union Jobs Replaced by Technology Results in Unfair Labor Practice Charge,” Employer’s Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2017)

The Motor Carrier Overtime Exemptions: The Importance of Proper Employee Classification,”  Heyl Royster Trucking Practice Newsletter (2016)

How Can Employers Respond to Race Discrimination? Promote Diversity," Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2016)

"High Heels in the Workplace: Can Employers Still Require Women to Wear Them?," Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2016)

"Do Not Hire: Illinois Supreme Court's Decision Regarding Mandatory Grievance Arbitration," A Lesson Learned Newsletter/Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Education & Employment Newsletters (2016)

"Seventh Circuit Addresses Public Employee Speech," Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2016)

"Severance Agreement Upheld by Seventh Circuit Proves Big Win for Employers," Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2016)

"An Overview of New Laws Affecting Illinois Employers in 2016," Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2016) 

"It's What You Say AND How You Say It: How to Properly Conduct Business Succession Planning," Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2015) 

"Survey of Illinois Law: Employment Law," Southern Illinois University Law Journal (2017)

"Whose Right of Way is it Anyway?," Heyl Royster Governmental Newsletter (2015) 

“Supreme Court Limits the Scope of Personal Jurisdiction,”  DRI, The Voice - Weekly Feature (2015) 

"Regulating Appearance in the Workplace," Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2015) 

"Supreme Court Places Burden on Employers to Address Religious Accommodations," Employer's Edge - Heyl Royster Employment Newsletter (2015) 

"Interlocutory Appeals of Certain Orders" chapter in Civil Appeals (Illinois): State and Federal 2015, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2015)

"Affidavit and Health-Professional's Report Requirements Extended to Medical Battery Claims," Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2015) 

"Illinois Appellate Court Allows Recovery of Extraordinary Expenses in Wrongful Pregnancy Action," Heyl Royster Medicolegal Monitor Newsletter (2015) 

Public Bodies Prohibited from Requiring Community Members to Disclose Address Before Public Comment,” Illinois County Magazine (2015)

"Illinois 'LEADS' Information Exempt from Disclosure under FOIA," National Law Review (2014)

"Illinois Shooting Ranges Permissible Under Definition of Private Recreation in Zoning Code," National Law Review (2014)

"Regulating Appearance in the Workplace: An Employer's Guide to Avoid Employment Discrimination Lawsuits," National Law Review (2014)

"Conviction Reversed for Illinois DUI Offense Outside the Corporate Limits," National Law Review (2014)

"'Distraction Exception' Narrowed by Illinois Supreme Court Re: Personal Injury," National Law Review (2014)

"Recovery of Extraordinary Expenses Permitted in Wrongful Pregnancy Action," International Association of Defense Counsel Medical Defense and Health Law Committee Newsletter (2014)

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