Business Improvement Projects: Property Owners Should Make Sure To Dot The “i”s And Cross The “t”s.

Contract language, lien waivers and insurance policies are among the last things a business or property owner wants to deal with when undertaking a major remodel or build-out, but what you don’t consider now may cause problems later.  Contracts, lien waivers and insurance policies can provide owners much needed protection should problems arise.  If there […]

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WHO? – Every person age 18 years and older should have Powers of Attorney. WHAT? – A current legally effective Power of Attorney for Health Care and Power of Attorney for Property/Financial Matters. WHERE? – For the person’s state of residence and ideally, each other state where the person spends significant time [for example, where […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Social Security Alert – “File and Suspend” Deadline

The Social Security Act was amended in November 2015 by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA) and as a result, certain benefit-claiming strategies will not be available after the BBA’s looming deadline of April 29, 2016 which may result in less retirement income.   April 29, 2016 is the last day for persons who are […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Recovers $150,000 In Attorneys’ Fees For Client

Lillig & Thorsness recovered $150,000 in attorneys’ fee for its client Regency Landscaping, Inc. following a trial victory. L&T attorneys Adrian Mendoza and Angela Iaria represented Regency Landscaping, Inc. at trial and successfully defended against claims that Regency breached an asset purchase agreement by failing to protect certain assets prior to closing and also misrepresented […]

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Adrian Mendoza Selected As Board Member for Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. partner Adrian Mendoza has been selected to serve as a Board Member for the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce. He will also serve on the Chamber’s Economic Development Partnership Council. The Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce leads and advocates on behalf of Oak Brook and Oakbrook Terrace business interests. […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Files Insurance Coverage Lawsuit Against AIG Unit

Lillig & Thorsness attorneys Adrian Mendoza and Edward R. Sherman filed a complaint in federal court on behalf of textbook publisher McGraw-Hill Education Inc. against AIG affiliate Illinois National Insurance Company for its failure to cover settlements in various copyright infringement lawsuits.  Here is a link to the full story:

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Attorney Selected as 2016 Rising Star

Congratulations to attorney Angela M. Iaria on her selection as a 2016 Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. Every year, Super Lawyers creates a listing of outstanding attorneys through use of a rigorous rating process including peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers statewide are recognized as Rising Stars. […]

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Understanding Your Tradeshow Contractual Relationships

Tradeshows are a multi-faceted endeavor. Show management wants a smooth overall production of the tradeshow for the benefit of the exhibitors. The official services contractor is focused on getting the show in and out on time in a safe manner. Exhibitors are concerned about getting their booths set up and making a favorable impression to […]

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Mandatory Arbitration Clauses; Are They Right For Your Business Contracts?

For nearly two decades private arbitration of business disputes has been promoted as a preferential alternative to traditional courtroom litigation. Arbitration became such a wildly popular concept that many drafters of business contracts began to automatically include mandatory arbitration provisions in those contracts without giving adequate consideration as to whether arbitration would serve the company’s […]

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