The Illinois Supreme Court recently recognized, for the first time, the tort of “intrusion upon seclusion.” In Lawlor v. North American Corporation of Illinois, the plaintiff (Lawlor) was a successful saleswoman who left her job to join a […]
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 […]
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 […]