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August 2014 Archives

Basics regarding the use of a non-compete agreement

Many businesses in the state of Florida have trade secrets which greatly contribute to their success. To help protect those secrets, it is not uncommon for workers exposed to the information to be asked to sign a non-compete agreement. Because every business is a little different, these agreements vary from business to business.

Judge rules on contract case involving Florida woman and BET

Late last year we wrote a post on a breach of contract lawsuit filed by a Florida woman against the Black Entertainment Television network. The contract between the woman and the television network involved the woman’s maintenance of a Facebook page that promoted the television show, “The Game.” A federal judge in Florida recently ruled in the matter. He found in favor of the network.

$14.2M judgment in contract dispute case

Contracts are a vital component to most businesses. Accordingly, when there are issues with a contract, whether it is a breach, or possibly a cancellation, a party may decide to take legal action. A lawsuit involving IBM Corp. and Carlson--a business that owns a marketing company, a restaurant chain, a couple of hotel chains and a travel company--was recently resolved. 

Eminent domain lawsuit against church dropped by city of Orlando

Previously we wrote about the efforts of the city of Orlando to secure land for a new the Major League Soccer stadium. Specifically the city was seeking to get the land upon which a church is currently situated. When the church would not accept the city’s offer of $4 million for the parcel, the city filed an eminent domain lawsuit. That lawsuit was filed as a result of how far apart the parties were on the desired purchase price. The church sought more than three times the amount offered by the city.

$14.5M jury verdict in Orlando mixed-use development dispute

When a business dispute arises there are multiple ways in which it may be resolved. Sometimes the parties to the dispute can settle the matter outside of the courtroom through negotiation, arbitration or mediation. Other times however, a case will be decided at trial. This is how one Orlando based dispute involving multiple parties was recently resolved.

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