Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
West Palm Beach Business & Personal Injury Attorney
Turn to us for your legal needs. 561-291-8298
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • RSS

Category Archives: Business Litigation

BusPartners

Florida Law: What is a Foreign Limited Partnership?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A foreign limited partnership (LP) is a partnership that does business in Florida but that has a different home state. If your business partnership is domiciled in another jurisdiction and you are planning on doing business in Florida, it is imperative that you understand your rights and responsibilities. Under Florida law (Florida Statutes §… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Contract3

How to Break an Impasse in Contract Negotiations

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Contracts are the basis of most modern commercial relationships. A good agreement is worth its weight in gold. Not only will it clarify expectations, but it will protect your company in the unfortunate event that something goes wrong. Of course, it is not always so easy to get the right contract in place. Even… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
BusLitigation

Tips for Business Negotiations During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Force Majeure and Other Concepts

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a tremendous impact on the economy and society across the globe, American companies are struggling with significant disruptions to business operations. Experts warn that millions of Americans could lose their jobs in a coronavirus recession. Companies across many industries are facing unprecedented challenges, and many may not survive… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Legal3

Coronavirus as a Contractual Force Majeure Event

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Whether you’re preparing one or signing one, there’s always a reason someone is going to push to include force majeure, sometimes known as the “Act of God” clause, on a contract. In the off chance there’s a hurricane or some other natural disaster, there will consistently be one party who wants to make sure… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Coronavirus2

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: It May Be Time to Include a ‘Force Majeure’ Clause into Your Contract

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As of March 14, 2020, there are over 140,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), and more than 5,300 deaths related to the deadly virus, around the globe. On Friday, March 13, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in response to the outbreak. Note: In the U.S., there have been over 1,600 confirmed cases… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Legal15

Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Signing a Non-Compete Agreement

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A non-compete agreement is a contract in which at least one party agrees not to compete against the other for a pre-specified period of time. Many companies ask employees and contractors to sign non compete agreements. Assuming the contract is properly drafted and reasonably narrow, it can be enforced in Florida (Florida Statute §… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Contract8

Manatee County School Board Awarded Nearly $300,000 to Cover Legal Fees in Contract Dispute With a Charter School

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a report from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, an administrative law judge has ruled that the Manatee County School Board is entitled to receive approximately $300,000 in legal fees and related costs in a dispute over the early termination of a contract. The case centers around a charter school operated by Lincoln Memorial Academy… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
BusLit2

Changes to Florida Business Corporation Act in 2020: Everything You Need to Know

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As a business owner in Florida, you have probably heard about the most recent changes to the Florida Business Corporation Act (FBCA). But do you actually know what has changed under House Bill 1009, effective January 1, 2020? Under HB 1009, nearly every section of the FBCA was revised. However, many revisions were intended… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Money

Who Pays the Attorneys’ Fees? Understanding the ‘American Rule’

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you are considering bringing a lawsuit or if your company is being sued, it is normal to be worried about the possible cost of litigation. You may be wondering: Can I get the other party to pay my attorneys’ fees and legal costs? The answer is “it depends”—though it is certainly possible in… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Arbitration4

How Does Arbitration Work in Business Litigation in Florida?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Many businesses choose to include arbitration clauses when signing a contract with other parties. Arbitration is a private process in which disputing parties agree that an arbitrator can settle their dispute after hearing arguments and reviewing evidence. Unlike in mediation, the neutral arbitrator in arbitration has the authority to make decisions about the dispute…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Segment Pixel