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Chicago Commercial Litigation Attorneys | Business Litigation Lawyers, Chicago

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Common Defenses to Breach of Contract in Chicago Contract Matters.

In this article, our Chicago commercial litigation lawyers explain the potential ways to cancel, negate, otherwise get out of a contract. While it's understood that parties are bound to a contract, there are special cases that would excuse a party from the terms of a contract.  the ways to potentially get out of a contract. When a contract is initially made it may seem that you may be bound to it.

These include material breach by the other party, anticipatory repudiation, duress, unconscionability, impracticability, undue influence, fraud, and mistakes and are often other considerations that are discussed in the article that can make a contract illegal or unenforceable.

In this video, Chicago commercial litigation attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses why it makes sense to hire an attorney to set up your corporation or LLC.

Motions to Dismiss in Chicago

In this article, our Chicago commercial dispute attorneys explain motions to dismiss and discuss two kinds of motions to dismiss: 2-615 and 2-619. The 2-615 motion is used to dismiss the a complaint based on improper statements of the cause of action. The 2-619 motion however, attempts to dismiss the claim because of an affirmative matter that can potentially easily defeat the claim.

In this video, Chicago commercial litigation attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains a motions to dismiss in Chicago litigation matters.

The Business Judgement for Corporate Officers in Chicago

In this article, our Chicago commercial litigation attorneys explain the Business Judgment Rule for corporate officer and director liability in Chicago.  and answer the questions:

  • What is the Business Judgment Rule?
  • How does the business judgment rule protect corporate officers and directors from liability to shareholders?”
  • What is a shareholder derivative lawsuit?
  • What is the standard of conduct for Illinois corporate officers?”, and
  • Is it possible to overcome the Business Judgment Rule?”

During shareholder derivative lawsuits for breach of fiduciary duty, the Business Judgment Rule is an important defense to Chicago corporate officers, that provides a legal basis to dismiss such suits during the pleading stage and corporate officers and directors should familiarize themselves with this rule, its exceptions, and its application.

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