Some employers ask their employees to sign non-compete agreements. But are those agreements enforceable?
Costs associated with litigation can be expensive. Courts charge filing fees, investigators charge fees for serving documents on your opponent, the law requires parties to pay witness fees, expert witnesses charge a pretty penny for […]
What happens if you lose your ATM, debit or credit card and someone else uses it without your permission? Federal laws and bank policies limit your liability for unauthorized charges. However, it’s important to notify […]
Business owners in Illinois must pay close attention to every aspect of their company’s operations, from paying taxes to protecting customers’ financial information. Staying on top of these details is not just important to the […]
Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura was awarded more than $1.8 million in damages after a federal jury found he was defamed in a book written by an ex-Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle, according to a report […]
The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled that part of the Illinois eavesdropping statute is unconstitutional in People v. Clark, 2014 IL 1097190 and People v. Melongo, 2014 IL 114852, issued simultaneously on March 20, 2014. The […]
In an appeal of the de-certification of a class action lawsuit, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals denied a motion to dismiss the appeal for lack of jurisdiction, finding that the plaintiffs/appellants, who settled with the […]
Small business owners often struggle to collect their accounts receivable. Sometimes debtors actually dissolve their businesses in order to avoid paying creditors and then re-open later under a new or slightly different name. Frustrated creditors […]