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Business Disputes FAQ

From conflicts with partners to breaches of contract, every business owner can expect to encounter a dispute at some point. Legal disputes involving your company can be costly and time-consuming — and it’s important to identify and address these… Read More
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What is a Derivative Action for Corporations or LLCs?

Directors and officers of a corporation, as well as managers and members of an LLC, must always act in the best interests of the company. A derivative lawsuit is a mechanism that can be used to protect shareholders from abuse by a corporation’s off… Read More
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Avoiding Legal Disputes Between Business Partners

Business partnerships can come with many benefits and help owners accomplish much more than they would as a sole proprietor. But partners will rarely agree on everything all the time, and business disputes are not uncommon. Unfortunately, when diffic… Read More
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Unjust Enrichment versus Quantum Meruit Claims: What's the Difference?

Contracts usually outline the terms of a deal and provide a legal remedy in the event there is a dispute. However, under Illinois law, a party may still be entitled to commence a legal action in the absence of a contract to recover their damages shou… Read More
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Timeline of a Litigated Business Dispute

A business dispute can be seriously disruptive to your company’s operations and bottom line. One of the first questions you might have if you’re facing litigation is how long your case will take to resolve. Importantly, every commercial case is u… Read More
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Can Alternative Dispute Resolution Be Used to Resolve Breach of Contract Cases?

Most people think of litigation when it comes to resolving breach of contract matters — but it’s important to be aware that other options exist. Alternative dispute resolution methods such as negotiation, arbitration, and mediation can help parti… Read More
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Remedies Available in a Breach of Contract Lawsuit

A breach of contract lawsuit can result in significant financial losses for a company, as well as reputational harm, and other damages that are difficult to quantify. Fortunately, a wide variety of damages are available to an aggrieved party who prev… Read More
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Defenses to Breach of Contract Claims

Breaches of contract are some of the most common business disputes that can arise. Since agreements are central to every business transaction, nearly every entrepreneur will face this type of claim at some point. Putting an agreement in writing is cr… Read More
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Equitable Remedies in Illinois Business Litigation

In business litigation, monetary damages do not always address the full extent of a plaintiff’s damages. Illinois courts may award equitable remedies in lieu of — or in addition to — a legal remedy. Although a legal remedy may be appropriate to… Read More
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Options for Resolving Partnership Disputes

When partners start a business together, they have the best intentions — and rarely expect conflict to arise. Unfortunately, there are many reasons partnership disputes can occur during the course of doing business. Differences of opinion, miscondu… Read More
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