In Burress-Taylor v. American Security Insurance Company, the plaintiff’s home was damaged by fire. She had two insurance policies, both of which covered loss by fire. Unfortunately, the shared liability of the two insurance companies was […]
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in the construction case SAMS Hotel Group, LLC v. Environs, Inc., whichinvolved the design and construction of a hotel in Fort Wayne, Indiana. SAMS contracted with […]
Doctors are often asked to sign restrictive covenants when they begin their employment. Generally speaking, a valid restrictive covenant prohibits the doctor from soliciting or treating certain patients for a certain period of time […]
On April 18, 2013, the law firm of DeBlasio & Donnell LLC filed a lawsuit seeking class action status against Eagle Web Assets, Inc. and other defendants, including Ryan Eagle and Harrison Gevirtz, on behalf of […]
If your business has a trade secret and does not want anyone else to use it, then you must take steps to ensure it remains a secret, such as using written confidentiality agreements.
Be careful what you write in emails – your opponent might read them someday.
In Standard Fire Insurance v. Knowles, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff in a proposed class action cannot avoid federal jurisdiction by promising to seek less than $5 million in damages.
In CDW, LLC, et al v. NETech Corporation, an Indiana federal district court ruled that a parent company cannot enforce the employment contracts of its subsidiary. Likewise, a subsidiary cannot enforce the employment contracts of its […]
(October 2012) The DuPage County law firm of DeBlasio Law Group (now known as DeBlasio & Donnell) successfully defeated an appeal filed by two elderly women who claimed that the law firm’s client stole their home […]