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'The way due process is supposed to work': Ill. Supreme Court decision reshapes state's legal landscape

Three years after the U.S. Supreme Court moved to significantly limit general personal jurisdiction over corporations, the Illinois Supreme Court at last has used that precedent to perhaps achieve legal venue reforms long sought by business groups and reform proponents - and long ignored by state lawmakers.

Shops hit with ADA accessibility lawsuits likely to be targets of 'serial litigators'

CHICAGO - Earlier in the year, Margie Milovich’s neighbor had been hit with a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act. But she said it still didn’t prepare her for the moment the same plaintiff delivered a similar lawsuit to the door of LaSalle Flowers, a family-owned River North flower shop at 731 N.

FLSA Rising: Ever-shifting wage, hour standards promise to keep employers, lawyers struggling to keep up with law

(CHICAGO) Legal Newsline - The increase of wage and hour lawsuits being filed in Chicago federal courts in the last 25 years is reflective of a national trend. And with two new notifications from the U.S.