Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Common Types of Business Lawsuits

When you own and operate a small business, it can be the realization of a lifelong dream. Many business owners are drawn to the freedom and financial opportunities offered by owning and running a successful company. As a business law attorney and a small business owner, I also realize the risks that come with business […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Brewing Beer Battle

It is a simple but sad reality of the business world: some brands stand the test of time while others go extinct and fade into the past. For every Coca-Cola, there is a Blockbuster Video, and for every Apple, there is a Compaq. Even brands with storied histories like Woolworth and Oldsmobile have eventually fallen […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the SEC Lawsuit Against Tesla and Elon Musk

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a government agency that is tasked with protecting investors, maintaining “fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitating the formation of capital. According the SEC itself, it “strivers to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public’s trust.” As a business law attorney, I make […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Oregon Lawsuit Over Mandatory Bible Study

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitutions promises that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” This sentence is the foundation of the freedom of religion that so many of our ancestors sought when they first came to America. While the First Amendment applies to Congress […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses McDonald’s Being Sued Over Unwanted Cheese

Business owners have to be ready for anything. Sometimes, lawsuits spring up for the most unexpected reason. For example, McDonald’s was probably not expecting to need to defend itself against allegations of “unwanted and undelivered cheese,” but that is the current situation. In this somewhat bizarre lawsuit, McDonald’s customers have accused the restaurant of overcharging […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against Mexican Food Chain

When you own a business that employs a staff, it is extremely important to make all personnel-related decisions carefully. Hiring and maintaining the right people are essential to the success of your company, but terminating those who are not pulling their weight is equally critical. As a business law attorney, I recognize that virtually all […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Apple Slowing Older Phones

Nothing is more important to a business than its loyal customers are. A client-base that continually returns for new products can provide the stability that your company needs, not to mention the revenue that comes along with their regular purchases. Brand loyalty is especially valuable for businesses in tech-based industries, and you would be hard-pressed […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Lawsuit Against Payday Lender Over Non-Compete Agreements

A non-compete agreement is a contract between an employee and an employer in which the employee agrees not to work for a competitor during his or her current employment and, often, for a defined period of time after he or she leaves the job. Many employers require new employees to sign non-competition agreements before starting […]

Network Sued for Using Boxing Legend’s Identity

When you sit down to watch a professional sports contest on television, you expect to see advertisements and promotional pieces that include images of some of the players and coaches apart from the game itself. The broadcast may go to and from commercial breaks with dramatic studio shots of the athletes in an effort to […]

Store Owners File Lawsuit Against Credit Card Companies Over Chip Readers

For a number of years now, self-service credit card machines have allowed customers at retail establishments around the country to pay for their merchandise without ever handing the cashier their credit card. If you have used one recently, you may have been told to insert your card into a different slot than before—one that is […]