While everyone is understandably trying to be as careful as possible during the Corona virus pandemic, unfortunately, accidents can and still do happen. This post addresses some of the legal issues surrounding the COVID 19 Stay at Home restrictions as well as some thoughts on the steps you can take to protect your rights while staying safe and healthy.
Similar to Governor Pritzker’s extended Stay at Home Order, the Circuit Court of Cook County has also limited in person court proceedings. As a result, the Court has significantly scaled back operations limiting many Court hearings to an emergency basis only. Trials, motions and other proceedings have been delayed. These restrictions are expected to remain in place well into June impacting thousands of cases currently being litigated. Continue reading