Construction Law

Three Things to Know About Dershow Law Group

Dershow Law Group, located in the heart of Chicago’s loop, is a team of creative and successful litigation attorneys who have developed unique and effective ways to provide high quality legal services to their clients. Three things to know about Dershow Law Group: We value communication. We frequently collaborate and communicate with our clients to ensure that we are working together to achieve efficient and positive results. We have no yearly billable hourly requirements for our attorneys. With no yearly billable

Illinois Supreme Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Construction Negligence Case

The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued an important ruling pertaining to construction and premises claims. In the case of Patrick Joseph Carney v. Union Pacific Railroad Company (2016 IL 118984), the Illinois Supreme Court upheld the circuit court’s granting of a summary judgment motion on behalf of the Defendant, Union Pacific Railroad Company (“Union Pacific”). This ruling will likely have an important impact on advising construction companies and defending construction accident claims in Illinois. The facts are simple: in Carney v.