Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Law Firm in Estate Dispute and Declines to…
In 1984, Charles MacLeish passed away leaving a one page will in which he gave all of his assets to his spouse, Thelma. Upon Thelma’s death, any remaining assets would [...]
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Do You Own Rental Property in Chicago?
Landlords Beware If you own any rental property in Chicago you should be aware of the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RLTO). The ordinance has been a continual thorn in the sides [...]
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Attorney Spotlight: Kristi Browne
Kristi Browne spent most of her career as a plaintiffs’ class action attorney representing individuals in consumer fraud, securities, mortgage fraud, antitrust, ERISA and employment cases. She also represented businesses in breach [...]
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Attorney Spotlight: Thomas E. Patterson
Thomas E. Patterson is the authority on handling business litigation. He has extensive experience trying lawsuits for businesses, professionals and entrepreneurs—often on an emergency basis. Patterson understands the essential elements [...]
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4 Tips On Commercial Leasing
Small businesses that need to lease commercial space often don’t read the lease that they sign close enough.  Based on recent litigation, we offer the following general advice: First, beware [...]
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Trade Secrets
In my book, Handling the Business Emergency: Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions (ABA 2009), Chapter 12 is devoted to trade secret misappropriation. A trade secret is any information – a formula, [...]
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How to Avoid Liability When Hiring Employees From a Competitor
No one wants to get sued after making a new hire, especially if the suit seeks to prevent the new hire from doing any work.  So how do you avoid it? [...]
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14 Key Points to Consider When Forming a Business
14 Key Points to Consider When Forming a Business Professionals and entrepreneurs often give less attention to the agreement with their fellow investors or colleagues to start a business than they [...]
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The Grudge Producer Files Lawsuit Against Good Universe Production Company
Good Universe is a production company that currently holds the rights to the next remake of the Grudge series. The series, which is originally from Japan and known as Ju-On [...]
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