Joseph Comer and Leighanne Root to Discuss the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s Information Blocking Rule at CHRMS 2021 Annual Meeting

BCKS attorneys Joseph Comer and Leighanne Root will analyze the ONC’s new information blocking rules implemented under the 21st Century Cures Act and the legal impact on medical professionals and their practice.

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Seven BCKS Attorneys Named to Leading and Emerging Lawyers Lists

Barker, Castro, Kuban & Steinback is proud to announce seven attorneys have been recognized on the 2021 Leading and Emerging Lawyers lists published by the Leading Lawyers Network.

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Joseph Comer and Laura Wibberley Secure Summary Judgment Win for Agency Allegations in Medical Malpractice Case

Joseph Comer and Laura Wibberley achieved a summary judgment win on behalf of a healthcare system client in a recent case involving allegations of agency of the physicians involved in a patient’s spinal surgery.

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Barker, Castro, Kuban & Steinback Stands in Opposition to Illinois House Bill 3360

Urging Governor J.B. Pritzker to veto an Illinois bill that will add prejudgment interest to awards in personal injury and other lawsuits, defense counsel sets forth the inequitable nature of the bill wherein it penalizes civil defendants for exercising their right to litigate a case through trial and does not promote a fair and balanced judicial system. On behalf of the firm’s clients, including hospitals and healthcare workers, Krista Frick has penned a letter to Governor Pritzker voicing the need to veto the bill.

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Three BCKS Attorneys Selected to the 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Barker, Castro, Kuban & Steinback is proud to announce three attorneys have been named to the Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists in 2021.

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Laura Wibberley Discusses the PREP Act and Applicability of Immunity from Civil Liability During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Associate Laura Wibberley addresses the applicability of immunity from civil liability amidst the continuing challenges of staffing shortages, insufficient supplies and delayed vaccine administration in her case law update titled “The PREP Act Update: The Prevailing COVID-19 Immunities.”

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