Firms, legislation, trends and awards


State shuts down in-home day care after death

March 2, 2015
| By AP
The state has shut down an in-home day care center, following the death of an infant who'd recently been cared for there. Read More

Jimmy John’s case highlights non-compete agreement challenges

Employers need to be reasonable and not overreach.

February 27, 2015
A group of Jimmy John’s employees in Illinois are taking the sub shop to court over non-compete agreements they believe are unfair and should be discarded. Read More

Direct-pay medicine presents alternative health care model

Legislature exempts these types of medical retainer agreements from state’s insurance act.

February 27, 2015
If you have ever had the experience of being rushed out the door of your doctor’s office with a prescription in hand but little understanding of what was wrong with you or what you’d been prescribed, you are not alone. Read More

Health organizations reach false-claims settlements with feds

February 25, 2015
Two health care organizations that worked together have agreed to pay the U.S. government to settle false-claims allegations. Read More

Law firm sees 'uptick' across practices

February 24, 2015
A law firm has seen an “uptick” across its primary business practices during the past six months, as it prepares to move and reach its strategic goals. Read More

Pharmacists plead guilty in $80M scam

February 23, 2015
Two pharmacists have pleaded guilty in an illegal drug re-stocking and re-dispensing scheme. Read More

Man accused of setting adult store on fire

February 20, 2015
| By AP
A man has been accused of burning down an adult entertainment store in the region. Read More

Feds step up fight against health care fraud

February 18, 2015
Wondering about the waste of your federal tax dollars? Read More

Christian retailer files bankruptcy

February 16, 2015
A locally based retailer of Christian merchandise is restructuring its national chain under bankruptcy. Read More

Judge sentences man for selling feds faulty gun parts

February 13, 2015
| By AP
A man who had a factory in the region has been sentenced to prison for trying to sell faulty gun parts to the Defense Department. Read More