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 […]