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.
Does your business file UCC financing statements? If so, then you should know about the newest amendment to the Illinois Uniform Commercial Code. When properly executed, a financing statement secures a creditor’s interest in a […]
We salute one of our attorneys today, Navy veteran David Gower. And to all veterans, we thank you for your service — today and everyday. God Bless America!
Litigation of wage and hour claims in federal courts throughout the U.S. continues to rise. Employers absolutely must be cognizant of the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements found in the federal Fair Labor Standards […]
Do you need experienced business litigation attorneys to aggressively represent your interests in state or federal court in the Chicago area? DeBlasio & Donnell LLC has the proven track record to advise you or your business in […]
If you are thinking about starting a new business in Illinois, you have probably asked yourself: “What type of entity should I organize as?” This is the first in a series of posts that offers insight into two […]
Lightspeed Media Corporation has filed a lawsuit in Illinois state court against several hundred potential John Doe defendants alleging that these John Doe defendants either hacked Lightspeed’s website to obtain legitimate user passwords or used the […]
If you run a business, there may be times when you may need a customer’s social security number. If your business is in Illinois, the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act (CFA) imposes […]
March 14, 2012 – DeBlasio Law Group filed a federal lawsuit today alleging insurance fraud against Hugh Scott, United Re AG, Vado AG, TexcessRe, Inc. and five John Doe Defendants. The lawsuit seeks compensatory and punitive damages, among […]