June 2016 Archives

How to identify tortious interference

Competition between markets is a necessary element of a healthy economy. Occasionally, this competition takes an unnecessary turn and crosses the line of proper and lawful conduct and into the realm of improper business practices. When a business interferes with the relationships of a competitor or their contracts with other companies with the intent to cause financial harm, they may wind up getting sued for tortious interference.

When can silence be considered acceptance?

Practically everyone in the business world understands that for an agreement to be reached there must be an offer and an acceptance. These two elements of business agreements can be made verbally or in writing, but must be present for there to be any agreement at all. Unusually enough, an agreement can also be made through silent acceptance. However, exactly when this exception applies may be up for interpretation.

Using a flow down clause to resolve construction disputes

During any type of construction project, contracts and written agreements are made between owners and contractors to ensure the satisfactory completion of a project. Occasionally, contractors will sub out a portion of the work. When this arrangement is made, the responsibility of the contractor to deliver satisfactory work is extended to the sub by way of a flow down clause. A flow down clause not only incorporates the sub-contractor into the agreement between a contractor and the owner, but it also serves to outline remedies, rights and responsibilities of a contractor-subcontractor relationship.

Strong representation for your business litigation needs

Regardless of what your situation is, facing business litigation is a serious matter. Reaching the best possible outcome requires the strong representation and undivided attention of an experienced and dedicated business law attorney. With their help, business owners can work to resolve disputes before they damage their business's reputation and well-being.