Defenses to a Legal Malpractice Claim
There are many reasons why an attorney may be facing a legal malpractice claim. Because legal malpractice claims may seem like any other type of litigation, attorneys may be tempted [...]
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Arbitration in Chicago, IL
While we are a business litigation law firm, we often handle alternative dispute resolution matters. In fact, statistics suggest that only 5% of cases go to trial, so alternative dispute [...]
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Wisconsin Distinguishes Recourse Available to Shareholders and LLC Members
In a recent case, the Wisconsin Supreme Court made the distinction between the recourse available to LLC members and corporate shareholders. Previously, courts used a corporate statue for LLCs as [...]
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Damages in a Breach of Contract Lawsuit
When one party breaches the contract, it most likely negatively impacts the other. A court may order the breaching party to compensate the other for the harm done. This compensation [...]
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Shareholder Lawsuits: Derivative v. Direct
As a shareholder in a corporation, your interests are directly tied to the company’s prosperity. Your top priority should be protecting your business investment and usually, the Board of Directors [...]
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Proving Legal Malpractice
When you hire an attorney, you expect them to have your best interests at heart. However, attorneys make mistakes, whether intentionally or unintentionally, that can harm the client. Often, clients [...]
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Get a Grip–Conflict in Illinois Over Mend-the-Hold Doctrine Remains
The mend-the-hold doctrine can prevent parties from changing their defenses in a breach of contract case mid-litigation, but it is not always a surefire defense. A recent case demonstrates the [...]
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Defenses to a Breach of Contract Lawsuit
A  valid contract is a legally binding document, and when parties enter into a contract, they are bound by its terms. When one party does not hold up their end [...]
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What Fiduciary Duties Do I Owe My Business Partner?
When people enter into a partnership agreement, they will often owe their business partners certain fiduciary duties. These duties are intended to prevent conflict, ensure success of the business, and [...]
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