Articles Posted in Business Litigation

It is not uncommon that a business and commercial property owners are unaware that they do not have any or enough insurance coverage for losses that they thought were insured under their insurance policies, until the claim is denied by the insurance carrier or, after incurring attorneys’ fees and costs in a coverage lawsuit, a […]

Have you created a product that is entitled to protection? What do you have to do in order to make sure that your business secrets, known as “trade secrets,” are protected? The most common example of a trade secret is the recipe for Coca Cola. The fact that you can only buy Coke from Coke […]

Imagine you’re at the Thanksgiving dinner table with those you love the most—your family. Before you know it, someone asks, “Who did you vote for?” Next thing you know, World War III breaks out. Now imagine these same people being the shareholders and employees in your family business. If they cannot peacefully discuss the qualifications […]

Adding to a previous series on key provisions in a construction contract, this post focuses on “no-damages for delay clauses” commonly found in municipal or public construction contracts. What is a no-damages for delay clause? A no-damages for delay clause often takes the following form: The contractor shall not be entitled to an increase in […]

When negotiating construction contracts for either residential or commercial projects, there are several key provisions that should be given careful attention. The following is a list some of those provisions that should be carefully considered before signing the contract. Attorneys like us who are experienced in drafting, negotiating, or litigating construction contracts should be consulted […]

All too often, a client will present a contract proposal to me (design services for an improvement project, internet and television bulk services agreement with a national service provider, elevator service and maintenance agreement for a high-rise condominium building, and so many more) from the selected company and ask, “Can you please review this contract […]