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motion for summary judgment
While crossing a Chicago street, Beverly Longo strayed outside the crosswalk and was hit by a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus. She claimed that she could not cross within the crosswalk because there were other pedestrians and a bicyclist who was making deliveries for a local sandwich...
SemCrude Decision Delineates the Process for Analyzing Motions for Continuance vs. Motions for Summary Judgment
Summary In an 24 page decision signed June 20, 2011, Judge Shannon of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court partially granted several parties’ motions for a continuance opposing several motions for summary judgment, holding that a motion for continuance must be analyzed before even considering a...
Summary In an 11 page opinion published May 27, 2011, Judge Walsh granted a motion under F.R.C.P. 56(d) and quoted another opinion which says “where the facts are in possession of the moving party a continuance of a motion for summary judgment for purposes of discovery should be granted...
The Dead Man's Act provides: "In the trial of any action in which any party sues or defends as the representative of a deceased person . . ., no adverse person directly interested in the action shall be allowed to testify on his or her own behalf to any conversation with the deceased . . . or...
Recently I did a video summarizing a case where a store was granted a Motion for Summary Judgment based upon the Open and Obvious doctrine. www.hennessyroach.com/updates/mcandrew_fleet_update.html Unfortunately they are not always that easy, see below: On September 25, 2001, plaintiff,...