Heyl Royster


Dana Hughes

Dana Hughes


  • “Three Recent Appellate Court Jurisdictional Rulings Should Give Practitioners Pause When Filing Reviews,” Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly (2018) - Download Article
  • "A Primer on Recent Cases Impacting Workers’ Compensation Defense," Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly Monograph (2016) - Download Article
  • "Survey of Illinois Law: Workers' Compensation—Understanding Interest and Enforcement Issues in Workers' Compensation Cases Following an Award of Benefits," Southern Illinois University Law Journal (2015) - Download Article
  • "Appellate Court Further Restricts Employer's Ability to Terminate Temporary Total Disability Where Employee Was Discharged for Cause," Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly(2015) - Download Article
  • "Survey of Illinois Law: Workers' Compensation," Southern Illinois University Law Journal (2014) - Download Article

Public Speaking

  • “Spotlight on Sexual Harassment Claims: Defense Strategies in the Era of the #MeToo Movement”
    Heyl Royster's 33rd Annual Claims Handling Seminar 2018
  • “Winning at Recorded Statements”
    Greater Peoria Claims Association 2017
  • “It’s All About the Fundamentals: Honing Your Initial Investigation Skills to Establish Your Best Claim Defenses”
    Heyl Royster's 32nd Annual Claims Handling Seminar 2017
  • “New Recruits: The Millennial Juror”
    Heyl Royster's 32nd Annual Claims Handling Seminar 2017
  • “Defending Your Company Before and After a Lawsuit or Claim is Filed”
    Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show 2017
  • “Stress in the Workplace”
    Heyl Royster Employers' Day Seminar 2016
  • “Temporary Transitional Employment”
    Heyl Royster's 31st Annual Claims Handling Seminar 2016
  • “Illinois Workers’ Compensation – Back to Basics”
    Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show, Peoria 2016
  • “Undocumented Workers: Benefits Without Borders”
    Heyl Royster's 30th Annual Claims Handling Seminar 2015
  • “Social Media: A New Litigation Tool?”
    Winnebago County Bar Association’s Trial Section 2012
  • “Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage”
    ISBA Insurance Law Section 2011