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Legal Terms: What Is an Act of God Clause?

Legal Terms: What Is an Act of God Clause?

Through the last couple of years, we have certainly been through unpredictable times. Some businesses are more prepared than others to face times like this. For example, last year, Wimbledon had a $141 million payout from their insurance policy because a worldwide...

Why You Should Interview Your Commercial Litigation Attorney

Why You Should Interview Your Commercial Litigation Attorney

Commercial litigation is one of the most complicated and stressful processes any business owner can face. Regardless of the details of the case, securing the services of a professional commercial litigation attorney is almost always required. But unlike other services...

Understanding Contracts to Protect Your Investment

Understanding Contracts to Protect Your Investment

Contracts are an essential part of business and commerce. They can protect your livelihood, your assets, or the financial investments you have made. Contracts are drafted for a variety of reasons, including: Contracts for Services Employment Contracts Vendor Contracts...

Commercial Litigation vs. Commercial Arbitration

Commercial Litigation vs. Commercial Arbitration

Legal disputes can arise for a variety of reasons. Anyone who has required an attorney can tell you how many specialties there are within the legal system. Commercial litigation is one type of legal specialty. It is relatively similar to civil litigation (or the...

How Vulnerable is Your Company to Business Litigation?

How Vulnerable is Your Company to Business Litigation?

If you are a business owner, the threat of litigation is ever-present. How you conduct every aspect of your business dealings could eventually come under legal scrutiny if it is not done correctly and according to applicable laws and regulations. Some common areas...

Determining Unfair Competition

Determining Unfair Competition

A company partnership’s breakdown can put the ownership, control, and survival of a business at risk. When business relationships are threatened, one partner or another may exit the current company. And in many instances, they go on to form a new company....

Is COVID-19 an Act of God for Contract Purposes?

Is COVID-19 an Act of God for Contract Purposes?

It is well-recognized that ‘acts of God’ may provide legal justification for a contract's nonperformance. However, defining an act of God for the purposes of contracts has proven to be tricky. There is a fair degree of variability across the states in this country in...

Employment Litigation: When to Seek Representation?

Employment Litigation: When to Seek Representation?

When it comes to employment, the employee has many opportunities to feel as if they have been treated unfairly, even if the employer feels that they have been fair. However, not all of these disagreements rise to the level of litigation. Employment laws are...

COVID-19: How It Has Affected Venture-Backed Companies

COVID-19: How It Has Affected Venture-Backed Companies

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on all financial markets is an understatement. And in many regards. We are just beginning to understand what the long-term implications of the pandemic will be. Early 2020 offered an excellent opportunity to...

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