by: Alexander J. Mezny The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals covers Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. The Seventh Circuit previously invalidated arbitration agreements which required employees’ claims to be brought individually and not as class actions. The Seventh Circuit reasoned that such waivers violated employees’ right to engage in concerted activities under the National Labor Relations […]

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June 14th, 2018

Posted In: Civil Litigation

Content Editor: Maryjo F. Pirages Reynolds Original Author Credit: Allison M. Huntley The Second District Appellate Court recently ruled on BMO Harris Bank N.A. v. Joe Contarino, Inc., 2017 IL App (2d) 160371, a case concerning an amendment to the Conveyances Act from 1996. The case directly impacts Illinois creditors lending to residential and commercial landlords. […]

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March 13th, 2018

Posted In: Civil Litigation, Real Estate