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February 2015 Archives

Contractor may take legal action against property owner

Whenever a construction project is undertaken, there are potentially many parties involved. In the course of completing that project it is possible that any of the participants could find that they are involved in a dispute with another party. While in a recent post we discussed the possibility of a property owner taking legal action against contractors and others responsible for doing the work, it can work the opposite way—contractors may file a lawsuit against property owners as well.

Many things fall under construction defect definition

When it comes to homeowners initiating construction litigation there are multiple reasons why such a case could arise. One of them is due to construction defects. But just what meets this definition? The reality is a variety of situations fall under this umbrella. These include, but are not limited to:

How a 'tiered dispute resolution' provision works in contracts

In a previous post we outlined some of the things that go into making a contract “good.” One of the things we mentioned in that post is having a clause that requires alternative remedies be attempted when an issue arises. In this post we will expound upon that.

Business claims Apple Beats created from stolen idea

Last spring we wrote a post about a lawsuit between rapper 50 Cent and a Florida business. In that post we discussed the Florida business' success in securing damages for misappropriation of trade secrets, unjust enrichment and breach of confidentiality.  As it turns out, that is not the only legal dispute to arise involving companies manufacturing and marketing headphones. A lawsuit was recently filed against Apple's Beats.

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