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A Look at the Illinois Dead Man’s Act

A Look at the Illinois Dead Man’s Act

This post takes a look at a law unique to Illinois called the DEAD MAN’S ACT. The Illinois Dead-Man’s Act is a statute that prevents parties to litigation from testifying about their own conversations with a deceased person if that conversation would provide evidence...

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Self-Driving Cars and Negligence Claims

Self-Driving Cars and Negligence Claims

A Tesla Driver from California has been charged with manslaughter following a crash involving the use of Tesla’s self-driving Autopilot system.   According to an article by Business Insider this is the first time a fatal Autopilot crash has led to felony charges for...

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Drake’s Hot Sauce and Condoms Potential Legal Issues

Drake’s Hot Sauce and Condoms Potential Legal Issues

This post begins Coffman Law’s “In the News” series, which focuses on recent headlines and examines whether or not there is liability for the actions of the individuals involved. This week we look at a recent news story in which an Instagram model has threatened to...

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GIVING BACK: Making a Scene Gala 2021!

GIVING BACK: Making a Scene Gala 2021!

It was an honor to be a producer sponsor for the Making a Scene: Gala 2021 event hosted by Victory Gardens. We had a wonderful evening with performances by Brian Quijada and Nygel D. Robinson from their new musical Mexodus, plus a jazz duet featuring Nygel and the...

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