Category: Contracts

Tampa Bay Construction Project Contracts

April 22, 2023 | Contracts, Uncategorized

Construction projects, particularly in Tampa Bay, require careful planning and a solid legal foundation to ensure smooth progress and minimize the likelihood of disputes. One critical aspect of this process is the drafting and negotiation of construction project contracts. These contracts establish the terms, scope, and expectations for each party involved, including contractors, subcontractors, architects, […]

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Unexpected Breach of Contracts

An unexpected breach of contract can happen for various reasons, not the least of which include missed deadlines, unforeseen complications, bad operational assumptions, new external problems like surprise regulations or lawsuits, or plain bad performance on the part of one or more of the contractors. However, what makes the difference in minor issues versus big […]

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How To Prevent a Breach of Contract

A contract is a written or spoken agreement that governs a transaction or relationship between two or more parties. The terms stipulated within this agreement are meant to be adhered to by all parties involved. Unfortunately, there are certain instances wherein one of the parties breaks these terms, putting the others at a disadvantage. In […]

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Non-Compete: Scope and Geographic Restrictions

May 13, 2022 | Contracts

Typically, the obligation of employer and employee towards each other dissolves upon the termination of their relationship. However, there are certain cases wherein an obligation remains to exist even beyond. Particularly, when there is a non-compete agreement involved. What is a Non-Compete Agreement? Essentially, this is an official agreement wherein an employee is prohibited from […]

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DIY Contracts Can Be Costly For Small Businesses

April 23, 2021 | Contracts

Running a small business means filling many roles. To open your new company, you manage your employees, tally the books like an accountant, pitch your product like a salesman, and clean like service staff. And, that’s just in one day. Your to-do list will only continue to grow. You’re already spread too thin. Avoid adding […]

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The Four Types of Breach of Contract

July 20, 2019 | Contracts

Breach of contract is a serious offense that could lead to expensive lawsuits, or if the contract was with a government agency there could be additional legal percussions. Sometimes it is not clear to an individual or company whether or not they are in breach of contract. There are four different types of breaches of […]

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Legal Marijuana: What You Need To Know To Legally Advertise To This Budding Economy

One underreported outcome of the November elections is that nearly 25 percent of Americans now live in a state where recreational marijuana use is legal. Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and of course California voted to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing the total to eight states, including Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Colorado, and the District of Columbia, while […]

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Derivative or Direct Action Against a Shareholder?

What is appropriate…a derivative or direct action against a shareholder? Many people are not aware of the difference between a derivative vs. direct action against a shareholder and which is appropriate for their lawsuit. A derivative action is a lawsuit brought by a shareholder on behalf of the corporation or company. A derivative action allows […]

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