Date archive: August 2014

Architectural Collaboration (or Not)

No doubt architecture is a difficult field, with much often at risk when things go wrong. In law, if an attorney’s work doesn’t hold up, things only metaphorically collapse. I would no more presume to offer an architect technical advice in his or her field than I would offer it to a surgeon. On the…

Righting the Ship and Stating the Obvious: Good Samaritan Act Applies to Volunteers; No Immunity for Health Care Providers Even If Patient Is Not Billed for Services

Medical personnel providing emergency care, but not billing patient for such care, are not immune from liability under Illinois’ Good Samaritan Act. A Code Blue was called for an intensive care unit patient who had labored breathing and swallowing pain. Hospital’s emergency room physician responded to the Code Blue and attempted to intubate the patient….


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