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Zoning codes may hinder your business plan

Posted by William J. Cook | Jul 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are starting a small business, you have many things to consider. You may be working out the terms of a partnership agreement, planning your marketing strategies, and dealing with taxes and other legal issues. You may also be looking to purchase commercial real estate that is appropriate fo...

Preventing partnership disputes with careful planning

Posted by William J. Cook | Jul 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are a multitude of scenarios in which the relationship between two or more business partners in Florida and elsewhere might experience significant strain. Partnership disputes can stem from a variety of sources, ranging from differences of opinion over operational procedures to arguments ov...

3 accuse police chief of discrimination and harassment

Posted by William J. Cook | Jul 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dealing with unfair or unjust treatment in a workplace environment can be a daunting experience. Individuals in Florida who are subjected to discrimination while on the job may suffer in a variety of ways and might not be certain how best to handle the situation. Three individuals in another stat...

Zion Williamson faces breach of contract claim

Posted by William J. Cook | Jul 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are a multitude of companies in Florida and elsewhere who provide professional athletes with assistance in maximizing profits through endorsements. When the relationship between an athlete and an agency comes to a sudden end, both sides may have a great deal on the line and each may wish to...

McAfee files theft of trade secrets claim

Posted by William J. Cook | Jun 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are a variety of measures a company in Florida or elsewhere can take to protect against the unauthorized sharing of sensitive information on company products and procedures. Should a company feel that another party has violated trade secret laws and misappropriated proprietary information, ...

Are you considering filing a business lawsuit?

Posted by William J. Cook | Jun 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a Florida business owner, you want to do your best to keep your company, its assets and its proprietary information safe. Unfortunately, even after taking precautions, you could still wind up in difficult situations caused by other people. For example, a former employee may have violated a non...

Fox and Netflix engage in contract disputes

Posted by William J. Cook | Jun 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many individuals in Florida and elsewhere may consider it vital to seek out ways to advance their career opportunities. In some cases, a person might be offered a position with another company to work within a similar field. However, should one's previous employer feel that the acceptance of a ne...

Remedies available for breach of contract issues

Posted by William J. Cook | May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

When you sign a contract with another party, it is with the expectation that he or she will fulfill the terms of the contract. Whether it's a contract with a supplier or an employment contract, it can be costly when there is a breach of contract. You have the right to seek a beneficial and reason...

Vitech Systems files breach of contract claim

Posted by William J. Cook | May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

There may be a variety of scenarios in which a business arrangement could come to an end prior to the completion of a project. A similar situation could have financial ramifications for all parties involved and may leave one or more parties in Florida gearing up to protect their monetary interest...

Bass Pro Shops files breach of contract lawsuit

Posted by William J. Cook | May 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

It might not be uncommon for larger companies in Florida and elsewhere to allow another entity to provide services within their stores in exchange for a percentage of the proceeds. However, should this company claim that the other party has failed to provide the necessary compensation, both parti...

Breach of partnership means difficult decisions

Posted by William J. Cook | Apr 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

When you and your partner joined forces in business, you may have had many hopeful plans for the future. The idea for the business may have germinated from a casual conversation with a friend about your mutual strengths and interests, or you may have sought out someone who could support your goal...

Timing as a concern in theft of trade secrets claims

Posted by William J. Cook | Apr 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

When a company in Florida and elsewhere receive information about the possible theft of sensitive company secrets, it may wish to begin taking steps to protect its interests. While a company may wish to take time to investigate the matter thoroughly, timing may also be of the essence, as a length...

Is your company ready for a lawsuit?

Posted by William J. Cook | Mar 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

If your Florida company has never faced a lawsuit, you have been lucky so far. Business owners often find themselves on one side or the other of a legal action. These actions require time, money and resources from your business, and they have the potential to damage the reputation of your company...

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