Monday, February 08, 2010
Pfaffs Triumph in Florida Golf Event
Bruce Pfaff was able to accept a very generous invitation from his friend, Chris Pfaff (no relation), to play in the Invitational Tournament at the Country Club of Florida last weekend. In addition to having a great time in the sun, they earned a close victory over the other teams in the low handicap flight, especially Marshall Duane and his guest, J.R. List. Their victory was aided in small measure by the constant genial abuse they took from their cart-driving caddy, Chris's father, Stu Pfaff, aka "Bozie" or "the Little Squirrel." The club and its hospitality were delightful.
While Bruce was having fun on the golf course, we are overjoyed to report that the Illinois Supreme Court did exactly the right thing by holding that caps on medical malpractice damages are unconstitutional. We will gladly forward you a copy of the court's opinion in LeBron v. Gobblieb, as well as the friend of the court brief that Bruce prepared on behalf of the Illinois Trial Lawyers' Association. Call or e mail us and we will pass along the documents. This decision means that victims of medical malpractice in Illinois are entitled to recover all damages they prove to a jury-- and that the Legislature cannot limit those damages.