Expanding the Wage Payment Collection Act – Shifting the Burden to Employers

In 2010, Illinois overhauled the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (the “Act”) in an effort to aid employees in their attempts to seek compensation from employers. Unfortunately, that overhaul may have unforeseen, far reaching consequences that the General Assembly originally intended. In particular, the Illinois Department of Labor (the “Department”) has found itself with […]

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Why Daily Fantasy Sports Could Get Sacked By A Weak Legal Protection Scheme

Since its creation in 1962, fantasy sports has seen a significant growth in both popularity and variation.  Throughout the years, these games have been based on a consistent model, whereby individuals pay a single entry fee to draft a team and compete against other teams over the course of an entire professional sports season. In […]

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A New Limit to Tenancy by the Entirety

Tenancy by the entirety is one of the greatest advantages available to married homeowners. The Joint Tenancy Act (the “Act”) protects married homeowners by not allowing the creditors of one spouse to seize the home of both spouses. As a result, it is one of the few assets that is thoroughly protected from the actions […]

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