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 […]
A Health Care Power of Attorney is an important part of an estate plan, and it just got easier to get one.
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 […]
Even the most seasoned bicyclists must watch out for negligent drivers. A 50 year old man was recently killed while riding his bike in Kane County. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, 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 […]
On October 19, 2007, an employee of BNSF Railway was driving a vehicle during the course of his employment which collided with a vehicle driven by Kenneth Lough. Lough died 22 months later, on August […]