Many small businesses are run by families. Family businesses can be rewarding, but they also present many unique challenges. According to an article published in Forbes magazine, there are 8 rules you should follow to […]
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.
Former Orland Park police officer David Kristofek will be allowed to proceed with his civil rights retaliation lawsuit against the Village of Orland Hills and Police Chief Thomas Scully, according to a ruling on March 11, […]
If you have been sued in a civil or business lawsuit in DuPage County, our experienced attorneys can guide you through the court and litigation process. Our attorneys have the trial experience necessary to effectively […]
Clients often ask the following question: “What costs and expenses am I going to incur to pursue this case (either as a plaintiff or a defendant) in addition to the attorneys’ fees and paralegal fees […]
Not every negative statement about another person is considered defamatory in Illinois. Under Illinois law, to prove a claim for defamation, a person needs evidence to show that: The defendant made a false statement about […]
What happens when an employer fails to pay an employee’s wages? There can be serious civil and criminal consequences.
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 […]
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 2011 estimated population of DuPage County, Illinois was over 923,000, and it was home in 2010 to over 33,000 private businesses, including some of the largest in Illinois. Whether you […]