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HTMLThe Third Circuit Holds TCPA Permits Revocation of Prior Express Consent at Any Point After It Is Given
Hinshaw Culbertson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 16, 2013
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently became the first appellate court to hold that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227 et al., permits a consumer to revoke prior express consent to be contacted on his or her cellular telephone line via an...

 

HTMLPlaintiff Must Show Actual Innocence to Pursue Malpractice Claim Against His Criminal Defense Counsel
Noah D. Fiedler, Terrence P. McAvoy; Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 25, 2013
On the basis of ineffective assistance of counsel, the Illinois Appellate Court vacated plaintiff client's conviction for attempted homicide. The client was later convicted of reckless endangerment, but sued defendant, his lawyer, for negligence. The court dismissed the suit, finding that a...

 

HTMLOctober 1 Deadline Approaching for Employers, Including Schools, to Issue "Notice of Coverage Options" to Employees
Anthony E. Antognoli; Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 19, 2013
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes on employers various new obligations that are to take effect over the next several years. Employers received some measure of relief with the surprise announcement of a one-year delay in the enforcement of the employer mandate until January 1, 2015. Other...

 

HTMLNew York District Court Denies Bona Fide Error Defense for Unintentional Misrepresentation of Amount Owed
Hinshaw Culbertson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 16, 2013
In a case brought by plaintiff tenant under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently denied defendant law firm's bona fide error defense arising from an unintentional misrepresentation by the law firm's client of the...

 

HTMLTwo-Year Statute of Limitations Not Limited to Legal Malpractice Claims by Clients
Terrence P. McAvoy; Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 18, 2013
The Illinois First District Appellate Court held that Illinois' two-year statute of limitations in 735 ILCS 5/13-214.3(b) applies to legal malpractice claims but is not restricted to those claims, and applies to actions arising out of provision of legal services.

 


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