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Recent LLF Victory: When An Opposing Party Has No Leg To Stand On, Don't Give Them One

People often reach out to an attorney with a simple question: "Can I be sued for this?" Regardless of the specific claims or issues involved, the answer is always "yes." Anyone can sue anyone else for anything; all it takes is filing a complaint with the clerk of court and paying the applicable fee. Of course, just because someone can file a lawsuit does not mean they actually have a viable claim or even the flimsiest leg to stand on. That is why judges throw out countless cases well before trial. But even a meritless suit can cause headaches for the party on the receiving end, especially if that party has legitimate claims of its own. . . . [READ MORE]

Victory for Latimer LeVay Fyock's Client Pandadoc, Inc.

On May 23, 2022, a World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO") Panel issued a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy ("UDRP") decision in favor of PandaDoc, Inc. ("PandaDoc"), for the Dutch domain name . . . . [READ MORE]

Employers Can Be Liable For BIPA Claims By Employees, Illinois Supreme Court Says

Employers in Illinois and elsewhere are largely shielded from civil lawsuits arising from personal injury claims by employees. That is precisely the structure and purpose of the state's workers' compensation system. But not all employee injuries are created equal, and according to a recent decision by the Illinois Supreme Court, not all employee injuries fall within the purview of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act (the "Compensation Act"). Specifically, the court has held that claims for statutory damages by an employee for an employer's alleged violation of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA") are not barred by the Compensation Act. . . . [READ MORE]

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