Business Law

4 Tips for Navigating a Contract Dispute

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There’s a scene in The Office where Michael Scott is appalled at his intern, Ryan, for predicting in his class presentation that their paper company would be obsolete within five to ten years. Ryan insists that it wasn’t personal, to which Michael responds: “Business is always personal. It’s the most personal thing in the world.” […]

A Sigh of Relief as Illinois Gambling Expansion Passes Hurdle

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Ever since this year’s historic gambling expansion bill passed, there have been concerns about whether state regulators will be able to meet important deadlines related to the bill. These concerns have been somewhat addressed now that a group has been hired to conduct a feasibility study relating to the construction of a casino in downtown […]

What the SCOTUS Rulings Mean for Content Creators

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Intellectual property, copyright, and trademark law protect all kinds of created works. What we create—artwork, writings, music, and even logos—ultimately can be stolen, but more importantly, oftentimes brands can stir the pot in a big way by simply issuing out what is commonly called a cease and desist letter to halt anyone trying to take […]

Keeping Track of All the Fyre Festival Lawsuits

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Trademarks, copyrights, and advertising in general: they’re extremely well protected by law, which always gives rise to many lawsuits regarding fraud, IP, copyright infringement, and other cases involving social media influence. This is why the Fyre Festival now sits at the forefront of what’s trending in the legal industry. Social media certainly plays a role […]

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How to Make Sure Your Website Conforms Legally

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Creating your own website, whether for personal or professional use, is exciting. You have established a foothold on the worldwide web, which can enable you to take your personal or professional brand to the next level and reach new followers and/or consumers. However, what can become lost in all the excitement is legal aspects of […]

Legal Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

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As a small business owner, you have a million things on your plate. Therefore, prioritizing what’s most important can be one of your biggest challenges. Many entrepreneurs fail to fully grasp the legal aspects of their community. When legal issues arise, entrepreneurs will rue the day they failed to take business law as seriously as they […]

5 Legal Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business

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Starting a business is an exciting yet stressful venture that often leaves you with more questions than answers. In order to make your transition to a small business owner more seamless, here are five questions you should ask a lawyer to get their insight regarding how to start a business. What Type of Business Should […]

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Devil’s Food Cake: What the Master CakeShop ruling means for the future of religious versus civil rights

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In a hair-splitting breakdown, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Master CakeShop owner, Jack Phillips, after a six-year legal battle between himself and Charlie Craig and David Mullins, a gay couple. They were refused service in Phillips’ shop after the proprietor expressed that constructing a wedding cake for the couple conflicted with his […]

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Hospital Scandal to Negate Insurance For More Money is Exposed

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Car accident? One collision is bad enough, but beware of another kind of potential collision regarding medical bills and medical liens that can happen between you and your hospital after the wreck.  Michael Warner is someone that experienced this after he was sent to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He promptly received adequate medical care, […]