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Has another party breached a contract with your business?

There is a lot of hard work that goes into making a Miami business successful. The right strategy has to be put in place and executed to turn a profit, and a significant part of that strategy often involves partnerships with other individuals and businesses.

When business disputes arise, do you have a strategy?

In order to run a successful business, Miami business owners need to know how to deal with a variety of internal and external sources. This can be easier said than done, as disputes can quickly arise and escalate between different stakeholders.

How can businesses protect their operations during a lawsuit?

Miami businesses are used to moving at a fast pace in the competitive environment within which they operate. Being just slightly faster than another company can make all the difference when it comes to certain products and services, with the company's bottom line hanging in the balance.

Recognizing the importance of intellectual property

When most people think about the relationships between businesses, they probably think about wholesalers dealing with retailers, or vendors providing services to another business. Our South Florida readers may not realize it, but one of the most important points at issue when two companies interact - especially if one of the companies is a venture capital firm - is intellectual property.

Innovative strategies to resolve your business dispute

Miami entrepreneurs and business partners know that running businesses can be complex. There are so many elements involved, and probably the most challenging one is dealing with personnel. Companies typically have partners, officers, shareholders and employees to contend with and, with so many types of people involved, there are bound to be disputes. Fortunately, our law firm is here to help you successfully resolve these issues.

Various types of damages available for breach of contract

Miami businesses tend to rely heavily on contracts when performing work. Unfortunately, contracts are not always followed. Sometimes businesses come across financial issues or experience delays, causing upset clients. At times there may even be a breach of contract or alleged breach. While this can be a frustrating situation, it can be remedied with legal action. Read on to learn about the types of damages a customer can receive for unfinished or subpar work.

What makes a non-compete agreement valid in Florida?

A non-compete agreement - also known as a restrictive covenant - is often put into place to preserve the rights of a company from being exploited by a current or former employee. Per Florida statute, a restrictive covenant can restrict or even prohibit an employee from competing against the company, if the agreement is considered reasonable with regards to the type of business, the area the business is in and the timing of the agreement. However, a restrictive covenant must have a legitimate business interest to be enforceable. What is a legitimate business interest?

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