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Category Archives: Business Litigation

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Lawsuits For Meddling With Someone Else’s Contracts Or Business Relationships

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Let’s say that you have a business—for our example, assume that you install and fix sound systems. You get lucky, and you sign a major deal with a used car company; your company will be the company that will install, repair, and refurbish all of the sound systems in the cars that the used… Read More »

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Don’t Run Into Problems With Towing Laws

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you own a business, or you own property, it’s going to happen: People you don’t know, or who you didn’t authorize, will park in your parking spaces. When that happens, it may be time to call the towing company. To avoid problems, here’s a short primer on towing laws, and your right as… Read More »

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Discrimination

Just What Is Discrimination Or An “Adverse Employment Action?”

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

When it comes to employment discrimination, many of us give a lot of thought to who can’t be discriminated against. In other words, we concentrate on sex, pregnancy, race, age or disability, to try to ensure that we aren’t discriminating against any of these groups. But we rarely think of what discrimination actually is—that… Read More »

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Doing Background Checks On Employees Can Keep You Out Of Trouble

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If one of your employees commits a criminal act, or hurts someone while completely out of the scope, context, and duties of his or her employment, you may feel like you are absolved from liability. After all, you would never condone, allow, suggest or even retain, anybody that you knew could purposefully and perhaps… Read More »

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Do You Report Consumer Credit? Don’t Get Into Trouble Doing It

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you are a business and you are making loans to others, or you are relying on payment from clients or customers, you may rely on the power of credit reporting to compel others to pay what they owe you. The ability to report a negative mark to someone’s credit report is a powerful… Read More »

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Avoiding Ambiguity In Your Contracts And Agreements

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If there is one mortal enemy to enforceable contracts, it’s ambiguity, or vague terms. The first thing that someone will try to do when they are sued for breaching a contract is to try to argue that a term or condition of the contract is unenforceable because it is vague. There are ways that… Read More »

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BusinessLawyer

Do You Need A Time Is Of The Essence Clause In Your Business Contracts?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

You hear it all the time in contracts: Time is of the Essence. But what does that actually mean, and is it really necessary to include in your business contracts? Why Are They Necessary? In many kinds of contracts, parties must perform their contractual obligations within a reasonable period of time if there are… Read More »

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Avoiding Deceptive Trade Practices Lawsuits

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA) is a powerful tool for consumers to protect themselves from unscrupulous business practices. But from a business standpoint, the law can seem overbroad, all-encompassing, and impossible to avoid running afoul of. If you are a business, how do you protect yourself from being sued under the… Read More »

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Should You Use Or Sign A Non-Disparagement Clause?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

When you settle a case, it’s expected that you will sign a settlement agreement. That settlement agreement will likely contain a confidentiality clause. What you may not expect to be in that agreement, but what may be there, is a non-disparagement clause. What is a Non-Disparagement Clause? A non-disparagement clause is a clause that… Read More »

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Don’t Say Free Unless It’s Actually Free

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Everybody loves to get something for free. So in your marketing, why not give something away for free, and market it? That’s not a bad idea—so long as you are actually giving something away for free. Otherwise, as software tax provider Intuit (TurboTax) is now learning, the government could start to come after you…. Read More »

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