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Housing authority sued for breach of contract

A housing authority located in another state is being sued by its former director after allegations surfaced that he was owed wages not remitted by the authority. Breach of contract suits are hardly uncommon in the business world, as Florida business insiders are already aware. In this case, if the authority is found to have breached the contract with its former employee, it could be required to pay the amount demanded. 

Legendary funk singer wins breach of contract suit

A musician best known for bringing the music of a classic Motown group to the world has been successful in suing for what he claims was a backlog of owed royalties. Sly Stone, known to Florida fans as the head of the legendary Sly and the Family Stone, recently filed a breach of contract suit against his own recording company and his business partners. He claimed he was owed a huge sum of royalties the company never paid him, and apparently a superior business court agreed. 

Opera house accused of breach of contract

Entertainment budgets are usually the first things to be cut in times of financial strife, but a contract is a contract, as one opera house is currently learning. Florida music aficionados may be interested in the plight of one opera house out on the west coast, which is currently facing a breach of contract suit filed by a local musician's union. The union is claiming the opera house failed to live up to its agreement to pay a number of singers associated with the venue's storied history.

Breach of contract suits can be challenging in Miami and beyond

At times, Miami companies find themselves embroiled in business litigation that begins because of an alleged contract breach. A breach of contract can be frustrating for both sides of the dispute, no matter how it originates. Recently, an energy company in another state filed suit against the city which leased certain city property to it. The breach of contract claims arose from the fact that the city later denied the energy company the right to drill oil and gas minerals on the site, which the company points out was its sole reason for entering into the lease with the city.

Breach of contract settled between Martha Stewart and Macy's

A long-running feud between America's foremost homemaker and one of the biggest department stores in the country has finally come to an end. Martha Stewart, known to Florida residents as the television personality embodying the spirit of creative domesticity, has settled a breach of contract dispute with mega chain Macy's after almost three years of court battles. Terms of the settlement have not been disclosed to the general public.

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