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Employers Vicarious Liability For Employee Conduct in Illinois

In this article we will explain the vicarious liability of an employer for the actions of an employee in Illinois. We will discuss both the doctrines of respondeat superior and negligent hiring.

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Guaranteed Maximum Price Construction Contracts

This article explains the basics of “Guaranteed Maximum Price” construction contracts, including an explanation of contingencies and allowances, two common components of these types of contracts.  For a broader discussion on general contractor agreements, check out our article: General Contractor Agreements Explained.  ​

In that article, we describe different types of pricing structures that can be used in general contractor agreements.  One of the most common price structures is for the owner to pay the contractor the cost of work plus the contractor’s fee. ​

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Clauses for Employers to Include in Employment Contracts and Independent Contractor Agreements

In this article, we explain some of the most important clauses for employers to include in employment contracts and independent contractor agreements. We explain non-compete clauses, non-solicitation clauses, trade secret clauses, confidentiality clauses, and non-disparagement clauses in the context of protecting an employer's interests through employee and independent contractor agreements.

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