Category: Business Litigation

Joining a Business Partnership? What to Consider.

There comes a time in the life of a business owner when the allure of joining a business partnership becomes irresistible. After all, shared responsibilities, combined expertise, and increased financial resources are attractive propositions for any entrepreneur. However, the decision to join a business partnership should not be taken lightly. A multitude of factors need […]

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How to Leave Your 50/50 Business Partnerships

A 50/50 business partnership can often lead to great success by combining complementary skills, but what happens when one partner wants to exit the relationship? Leaving a 50/50 business partnership is not as simple as walking away. It involves legal considerations, financial agreements, and the careful handling of responsibilities. It requires both parties to come […]

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Direct and Derivative Shareholder Lawsuit Difference

The complex landscape of shareholder lawsuits can be a daunting task for both individuals and businesses. A key aspect that often leads to confusion is understanding the difference between a shareholder direct suit and a derivative suit. Direct Shareholder Lawsuit A direct shareholder lawsuit is a legal action filed by a shareholder against the corporation, […]

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Business Litigation: Express and Implied Warranties

July 07, 2023 | Business Litigation

The sea of business litigation, especially in Florida, can seem daunting. Whether you’re caught up in a contractual dispute or facing allegations related to product warranties, understanding the nuances is crucial. Let’s begin by simplifying two key terms — express and implied warranties — and explore how they come into play in business disputes. What […]

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Construction Mechanic Lien’s in Tampa Bay, Florida

Construction mechanic liens, commonly known as construction liens, are legal claims that contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers can file against a property when they have not been paid for their work or materials provided. In Tampa Bay, Florida, these liens allow unpaid parties to secure their right to payment by attaching a claim to the property. […]

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Do Construction Delays Lead to Construction Litigation in Tampa Bay?

Construction delays are a common issue that plagues projects in Tampa Bay and elsewhere. These delays can result from various factors, such as weather conditions, labor shortages, material supply chain disruptions, and design changes, among others. While some delays are unavoidable, others may be due to negligence or mismanagement, potentially leading to disputes between parties […]

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Florida Business Mediations

Florida business mediations are an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) method employed to address conflicts that arise between businesses or between a business and its stakeholders. Instead of going through a costly and time-consuming litigation process, parties in dispute can opt for mediation, which is a more collaborative, informal, and flexible approach. Mediation is facilitated by […]

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Construction Claims Disputes

Construction sites and construction companies must navigate legalities and regulations daily to promote smooth business flow and keep everyone safe. Sometimes, there are disputes regarding construction site law that require professional assistance to resolve. When construction law disputes arise, choosing a law group with experience and insight is important to get the best results. Construction […]

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Breach of Warranty Claims

When it comes to civil litigation, breach of warranty claims are among the most common types. Fortunately, if you believe that another party is responsible for a breach of warranty, you have recourse. A breach of warranty is a specific type of breach of contract and can lead to substantial damages. It’s wise to speak […]

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