Kirk Jenkins

Kirk Jenkins

Sedgwick LLP

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Illinois Supreme Court to Decide Whether Interest and Fees are Available on Legal Malpractice Claim

Our previews of the latest additions to the Illinois Supreme Court’s civil docket continue with Goldfine v. Barack, Ferrazzano, Kirschbaum and Perlman, a case from the First District Appellate Court. Goldfine poses a number...more

11/12/2013 - Attorney Malpractice Attorney's Fees Fees Interest Rates Punitive Damages

No Punitive Damages Awards by Human Rights Commission, Illinois Supreme Court Rules

Late last week, in a unanimous opinion by Justice Rita Garman, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the Cook County Commission on Human Rights lacks any authority to award punitive damages. ...more

6/27/2013 - Administrative Hearings Punitive Damages Sexual Harassment

Argument Report: Illinois Supreme Court Considers Whether Cook County Commission on Human Rights Can Award Punitive Damages

On Tuesday morning, the Illinois Supreme Court gave little concrete indication of how it will likely rule during oral argument on Crittenden v. Cook County Commission on Human Rights. Counsel for the Commission and the...more

3/22/2013 - Commission on Human Rights Local Ordinance Punitive Damages Sexual Harassment

A Busy Day of Civil Arguments at the Illinois Supreme Court

Tomorrow will be a busy day for the Illinois Supreme Court's civil docket, with five cases being argued, beginning at 9:00 a.m. They are...more

3/19/2013 - Attorney's Fees Child Support Divorce EMTs Punitive Damages Settlement TCPA

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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