Kirk Jenkins

Kirk Jenkins

Sedgwick LLP

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Illinois Supreme Court Affirms Circuit Court Jurisdiction Over Workers Comp Referral Fee Disputes

The Workers Compensation has broad jurisdiction to award or apportion attorneys’ fees in connection with counsel’s work before the Commission. But what if one of the attorneys didn’t appear before the Commission, and the...more

2/3/2015 - Administrative Boards Attorney's Fees Referral Fees Rules of Professional Conduct Subject Matter Jurisdiction Workers Compensation Act

Can the Cook County Commission on Human Rights Award Punitive Damages?

Our previews of the new civil cases granted review at the end of the Illinois Supreme Court’s November term conclude with Crittenden v. Cook County Commission on Human Rights. Crittenden involves a question of administrative...more

12/24/2012 - Administrative Boards Human Rights Punitive Damages Sexual Harassment Split of Authority

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