Is it Professional Negligence, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Contract, or Something Else?
Many different potential theories exist for plaintiffs who believe they have been harmed by  attorneys. In almost every circumstance, the client has an agreement, whether it is reduced to writing [...]
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How to Bring Claims Against a Cryptocurrency Exchange
Users of cryptocurrency exchanges sometimes end up in disputes with the exchanges.  Common reasons include: Accounts may be locked by exchanges; Funds may be improperly removed from the account; Transactions [...]
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Cannabis Company Disputes
The Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act created a new legal industry in Illinois. With the lotteries for craft grow, dispensary, infuser, and transport, the state has created companies that [...]
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Legal Malpractice- Is it Professional Negligence, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Contract, or Something…
Many different potential theories exist for plaintiffs who believe they have been harmed by  attorneys. In almost every circumstance, the client has an agreement, whether it is reduced to writing [...]
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Business divorces in IDFPR regulated industries
Business divorces among owners or members are often messy regardless of the industry.  They can involve situations where the owners lock each other out of the premises or systems, refuse [...]
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Illinois Courts Find Multiple Legal Malpractice Cases Barred by the Statutes of Limitation and Repose
In Carlson v. Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP, 2021 IL App (1st) 191961, the plaintiff alleged malpractice relating to a multitude of underlying matters, including underlying legal malpractice matters. One [...]
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Court Confirms Paid Leave Must Be Given to Military
Pressure on employers to review military leave policies and re-asses employee benefits has increased in recent months. Under the rationale that employees are already being paid for some specified reasons [...]
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SB2179 amends the provision of Illinois law dealing with the time that claims must be…
On August 13, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed SB2179, which amends the provision of Illinois law dealing with the time that claims must be brought against attorneys.  Generally, claims against attorneys [...]
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Governor Pritzker approved an amendment for the Limited Liability Company Act
On July 30, 2021 Governor Pritzker approved Senate Bill 1795, which amended the Limited Liability Company Act. This bill provides that any statutory fiduciary duties that a member may owe [...]
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