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Maureen A. McGuire receives the distinction as one of Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers by Crain’s Chicago Business

Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, is proud to announce that Maureen A. McGuire has received the distinction as one of Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers, by Crain’s Chicago Business. The women featured in this publication represent an impressive cross-section of Chicago-area legal industry leaders, many of whom have served with distinction for decades. When female equity…

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Illinois Appellate Court rules that issues which are severable from pending arbitration may evade stay, within court discretion

On April 26, 2018, the Illinois Appellate Court (3rd District) held in Messmore v. Silvis Operations, LLC, et al., Appeal No. 3-17-0708, that the trial court did not abuse its discretion by declining to stay the severable issues of proximate cause and damages in a wrongful death case from issues pending in arbitration. The underlying…

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Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP Welcomes New Associates!

Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, is pleased to announce the hiring of Millie M. Koppean and Brianne L. Stricoff as associates. Ms. Koppean previously worked as a litigation attorney, focusing on personal injury and premise liability. Prior to joining our firm, Ms. Stricoff represented claimants at Social Security Disability hearings  

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Illinois Appellate Court affirms Circuit Court’s ruling to compel arbitration of negligence claims against defendant rehabilitation facility

On July 23, 2018, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, affirmed the Circuit Court of Cook County’s ruling granting a rehabilitation facility defendant’s Motion to Compel Arbitration of negligence claims brought against it. This case arises out of an alleged injury suffered by the plaintiff while a patient of the defendant rehabilitation facility, Symphony…

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Illinois Appellate Court upholds hospital’s claim of privilege asserted under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act

Illinois Appellate Court upholds hospital’s claim of privilege asserted under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act An Illinois appellate court has recently upheld a hospital’s claim of privilege over certain documents sent to its Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for the purpose of improving patient safety and quality of health care. The decision represents an…

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Another Cautionary Tale of the Perils of Alleged Fraudulent Healthcare Billing

Another Cautionary Tale of the Perils of Alleged Fraudulent Healthcare Billing A Chicagoland area doctor has been indicted on federal fraud charges alleging that he illegally pocketed almost $1 million in payments from Medicare and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (“BCBS”).  The physician was federally indicted on April 26, 2018, on seven counts…

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ARP Attorneys Mark Lura, Daniel Hronek, and Rabiya Bilfaqi obtain defense verdict on behalf of neurosurgeon and advanced practice nurse

A Cook County jury recently found in favor of a defendant neurosurgeon and his advanced practice nurse, returning a Not Guilty verdict following a two-week trial and a mere 30 minutes of jury deliberations. The case was successfully defended by attorneys Mark Lura, Daniel Hronek, and Rabiya Bilfaqi. Plaintiff alleged that after undergoing a spinal…

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Judge Lyons Awards $1.4 Million in Attorney Fees Against Nursing Home after $4.1 million Verdict

Circuit Court Judge Thomas Lyons recently entered a ruling upholding a $4.1 million verdict against Clare Oaks Assisi Healthcare Center.  Judge Lyons also granted Plaintiff’s counsel’s petition for more than $1.3 million in attorney fees, and roughly $147,000 in costs. The case arose out of the death of Dolores Trendel, an 85 year-old woman, who…

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Anderson, Rasor and Partners, LLP, is proud to announce our attorneys that have been recognized as 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers!

The following attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication of Thomson Reuters:

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Lura, Zaharski Earn Defense Verdict for Defendant, Pathologist

  A Cook County jury recently found in favor of a defendant pathologist and her employer, returning a Not Guilty verdict. The case was successfully defended by Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, attorneys Mark J. Lura and Kristen J. Zaharski. Plaintiff M-49 underwent a left lower lung lobectomy at a Chicago hospital to remove a…

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