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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Contract Litigation

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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Contract Litigation provides practical, step-by-step guidance on all phases of contract litigation in Illinois.

Key features and benefits include:

•  Advice on navigating the complexities of Illinois contract litigation from both a procedural and substantive law perspective.
•  Analysis of potential causes of actions, remedies, and defenses for a contract claim.
•  Guidance on litigating a contract case by identifying the essential elements and setting them out in a comprehensive yet easy to understand way.
•  Presentation of insights from Illinois experts through strategic points, warnings, and other types of practice tips targeting issues of particular interest.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Litigating Breach of Contract Cases in Illinois: Types, Tactics and

Chapter 2 Determining Choice of Law, Venue, Forum

Chapter 3 Establishing the Elements and Pleading the Case

Chapter 4 Interpreting and Construing Contracts in Illinois

Chapter 5 Determining Whether to Arbitrate or Litigate

Chapter 6 Attacking and Defending Against the Existence of a Contract

Chapter 7 Effecting Modification and Waiver

Chapter 8 Understanding Quasi-Contracts

Chapter 9 Understanding Equitable Remedies

Chapter 10 Understanding the Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

Chapter 11 Understanding Contracts or Provisions That Violate Illinois
Statutes or Public Policy

Chapter 12 Understanding the Uniform Commercial Code in Illinois

Chapter 13 Understanding Employment Contracts in Illinois

Chapter 14 Understanding Nondisclosure Agreements

Chapter 15 Litigating Construction Contracts

Chapter 16 Understanding Insurance Contracts Under Illinois Law

Chapter 17 Understanding Vendor Agreements Under Illinois Law

Chapter 18 Allocating Damages for Breach of Contract

Chapter 19 Recovering Attorney Fees under Illinois Law

Chapter 20 Understanding the Effect of Bankruptcy on Contract Litigation

Chapter 21 Enforcing Online Contracts