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Juniper Bacon

Juniper Bacon is an associate with Manion Gaynor & Manning, where her practice currently focuses on products liability and complex litigation, with an emphasis on products liability, premises liability and toxic tort.

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Forum-shopping in Illinois? Think again. Cook County trial court erred in denying forum non conveniens motion

Posted in Asbestos Litigation, Products Liability

On June 13, 2017, the Illinois First District Appellate Court issued an unpublished opinion holding that a Cook County judge erred in denying a forum non conveniens motion where essentially the entire case rests not in Plaintiffs’ chosen forum of Cook County, but in Winnebago County.[1]   The doctrine of forum non conveniens is premised… Continue Reading