There is no doubt that Aretha Franklin possessed enormous talent as a singer. She earned 18 Grammy awards, sold over 75 million records, won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, was the first women ever inducted […]
Illinois courts historically have been less than friendly to restrictive covenants, and non-compete agreements in particular. On August 13, 2021, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law Public Act 102-0358, an amendment to Illinois’ “Freedom to […]
In the Illinois case of Kilburg v. Mohiuddin, the plaintiff was a passenger in a taxi that crashed into a tree, causing the plaintiff to suffer personal injuries. Three days after the incident, the plaintiff’s […]
As reported in The State Journal-Register, a Macoupin County school district can’t sue an architectural firm for building a school on an underground coal mine that later collapsed, because the school district waited too long to […]
Plaintiffs bringing lawsuits against nursing homes under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act (NHCA) have several advantages over plaintiff’s bringing lawsuits against other types of health care providers. For example, section 2-622 of the […]
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 […]
According to statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, teenage drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road.