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Biography: Rutgers University (BA) (1964) Vanderbilt University Law School (1964-1965); University of Tennessee, College of Law, Law Review, Order of the Coif (1967); University of Illinois College of Law, Faculty (1967-1968); University of Illinois College of Law, Appointments Committee on Graduate Teaching Fellowships (1967-1968); Faculty: Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (1982-1989); Faculty, Trial Techniques, Chicago Bar Association, 1970-1981; Faculty, The Program of Continuing Medical Education, University of Maryland School of Medicine, (1998); Arnstein, Gluck, Weitzenfeld & Minow (1968-1981); Partner, Arnstein, Gluck, Weitzenfeld & Minow (1978-1981); Managing Partner, Peter D. Kasdin, Ltd. (1982-2016).


Place of birth: Newark, New Jersey


Selected Reported Cases

Cases: Granados v. Harney (82 L 206); Roberts v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 573 F.2d 976 (7th Cir. 1978); cert. den. 439 U.S. 860 (1978); on remand 471 F.Supp. 372 (N.D. Ill., 1979); vacated 617 F.2d 460 (7th Cir. 1980); cert. den. 449 U.S. 975 (1980); Von Brimer v. Whirlpool Corporation, 536 F.2d 838 (9th Cir. 1976); 367 F.Supp. 740 (N.D. Cal. 1973); 362 F.Supp. 1182 (N.D. Cal. 1973); Edwards v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 512 F.2d 276 (5th Cir. 1974); Johnson v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 303 N.E.2d 627 (Ill. 1973); leave to appeal den.; Rose v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 299 N.E.2d 95 (Ill. 1973); leave to appeal den.; Smith v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 95 Ill.App.3d 174 (2d Dist. 1981); Dugan v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 113 Ill.App.3d 740 (1st Dist. 1983); 73 Ill. Dec.320, 454 N.E.2d 64 (1983); leave to appeal den.; Woolems v. Kastil, 461 So.2d 954 (Fla. 1984); Dillie v. Bisby, 459 N.E.2d 1097, 77 Ill.Dec. 1 (3d Dist. 1984); 121 Ill.App.3d 559 (3d Dist. 1984); 106 Ill.2d 487 (1985); 136 Ill.App.3d 170 (3d Dist. 1985); Hresil v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 403 N.E.2d 678 (Ill. 1980); Chatham v. Chatham, 370 N.E.2d 50 (Ill. 1977); Sarafin v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 446 F.Supp. 611 (N.D. Ill. 1978), 73 F.R.D. 585 (N.D. Ill. 1977); Fetta v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 77 F.R.D. 411 (D.R.I. 1977); Van Jacobs v. Roper Corporation, 97 Ill.App.3d 610 (1st Dist. 1981); Nash v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 163 N.W.2d 471 (Mich. 1970); Seder v. Arlington Park, 134 Ill. App. 3d 512 (1st Dist. 1985), leave to appeal den. 107 Ill.2d; Brown v. Tenney, 155 Ill.App.3d 605, 508 N.E. 2d 347 (1st Dist. 1987); Zakarian v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 652 F.Supp. 1126 (N.D. Ill. 1987); lead Amicus Curiae Counsel in Hoover v. The May Department Stores, 378 N.E.2d 762 (Ill. 1978); Representative Verdicts and Settlements: JG v. Community Hospital of Ottawa, et al. (82 L 206); $11,876,668.00; KS v. Christ Hospital, et al. (Cook Co. Ill. 1985); $10,000,000.00; HS v. Farmers Insurance Company, et al. (Hidalgo Co. Tex. 1996); $5,500,000.00; ARH v. Louis Bacayo, M.D., et al. (LaSalle Co. Ill. 1991); $4,500,000.00; SW v. Proctor Community Hospital, et al. (89 L 124); $4,250,000.00; JT v. EP (Cook Co. Ill. (2010) $4,020,000.00; MA v. Mercy Hospital and Medical Center (Cook Co. Ill. 1994) $4,000,000.00; AV v. Lyndon T. Taylor, M.D., et al. (88 L 10145) $4,000,000.00; BVM v. Palos Community Hospital, et al. (99 L 10252) $3,500,000.00; CM v. Rockford Memorial Hospital, et al. (Winnebago Co. Ill. 1989) $3,500,00.00; ATC v. Evanston Hospital, et al. (Cook Co. Ill. 1990) $3,500,000.00;  JS v. St. Francis Hospital, et al. (Peoria Co, Ill.)  $3,492,000.00;

EF v. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, et al. (87 L 8078) $3,250,000.00; DB v. Koenig Body and Equipment, et al. (94 L 361) $3,250,000.00; SP v. David F. Busby, M.D., et al. (84 L 11236) $2,900,000.00; MJ v. AMG Dental Group, et al. (00 L 8619) $2,709,583.00; JR v. Medicor Cardiology, et al. (SOM L 51596) $2,500,000.00; CD v. Galena-Stauss Hospital, et al. (90 L 14) $2,300,000.00; SJ Financial Corp. v. FS Airlease, et al. (Cook Co. Ill. 1982) $2,158,333.33; VP v. MGM Grand Hotel of Las Vegas, Inc. (Clark Co. Nev. 1982) $2,075,000.00; MAC v. St. Bernard Hospital, et al. (85 L 127738) $2,000,000.00; RN v. CTA $2,000,000.00;  SM v. Riseling Motor Express, et al. (94 L 8980) $2,000,000.00; PD. v. Royal Fox CC (2016) $1,990,000); JW v. Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, et al. (01 L 8435) $1,925,000.00; HR v. Strawbridge, et al. (Broward Co. Fla. 1989) $1,800,000.00; LC v. Midwest Refractive Surgery & Consulting (03 L 11876) $1,750,000.00; JS v. Cartwright, et al. (88C 5576) $1,502,000.00; BB v. City of Chicago (Cook Co) $1,500,000.00; DM v. Christ Hospital, et al. (85 L17258) $1,500,000.00; EE v. West Suburban Hospital, et al. (85 L 19635) $1,500,000.00; TD v. Trans-Sterling, et al. (Clark Co. Nev. 1982) $1,400,000.00; SG v. Kenneth Jesunas, M.D., et al. (94 L 16418) $1,400,000.00; WV v. St. Therese Hospital, et al. (85 L 598) $1,275,000.00; GN v. Fullerton Ashland Medical Center, et al. (83 L 2925) $1,080,000.00; TW v. Dehmlow (Cook Co. II. 2007) $1,000,000.00; SG v. St. Therese Hospital, et al. (92 L 1399) $1,000,000.00; EP v. Pelz, et al. (90 L 134) $1,000,000.00; JB v. Village of Robbins (Cook Co. Ill. 2010) $800,000.00; DO v. University of Chicago Hospitals (Cook Co. Ill. 2007) $850,000.00; Estate of RH v. Alexian Brothers Hospital (Cook Co Ill) $800,000.00; BC v. Ingalls Memorial Hospital (Cook Co. Ill.) $900,000.00; CW v. Mount Sinai Hospital (Cook Co. Ill) $750,000.00; IR v. LDC, et al. (Cook Co. Ill.) $700.000.00;  MS v. K. Ashley (Lake Co. Ill. 2014) $675,000.

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