Search Site
Menu
Recent Blog Posts
11 - 20 of 129
Page 2 of 13

Why Commercial Lease Terms Need Careful Negotiation

When it comes to leasing commercial property, the devil is often in the details. While residential leases are relatively straightforward and governed by statute, commercial leases are typically customized to address particular business situations. Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, it’s vital to understand the essential terms of a commercial lease and why Read More

Read More

Fraudulent Misrepresentation Under Florida Law — Elements and Remedies

Fraudulent misrepresentation is a civil offense that occurs when someone makes a false statement of fact to another person with the intent of inducing that person to act in a certain way, and the other person acts in that way and suffers harm as a result. Fraudulent misrepresentation falls under the purview of the Florida Read More

Read More

Six Clauses Essential to Business Contracts

Commercial agreements are almost always put in writing. A well-written contract captures the essence of deal and as well as making clear the parties’ rights, responsibilities and expectations. It can also provide for dealing with contingencies and resolving disagreements. However, a contract should be tailored to the particular matter and circumstances so that it effectively Read More

Read More

What Claims Are Common in Commercial Litigation?

While businesses and their owners usually can resolve their differences informally, sometimes matters end up in court. Since litigation is expensive, time consuming and often distractive from business operations, it is something to be avoided. However, sometimes there is no better option. The most common types of commercial litigation are contractual claims, including alleged breach Read More

Read More

Meeting the Legitimate Business Interest Test for Restrictive Covenants

A restrictive covenant is a contractual provision that limits or bars an employee, former employee or other party from taking certain actions deemed harmful to a company, such as working for a competitor, soliciting customers or disclosing privileged information. These agreements are subject to a high level of scrutiny under Florida law, since they have Read More

Read More

Specific Performance as a Remedy in Real Estate Contract Disputes

When a contracting party fails or refuses to perform a duty and causes the other party a loss, the usual remedy is compensatory damages. Courts do not often order the breaching party to fulfill the outstanding obligations. However, real estate contracts can be the exception. This is because the law deems every parcel of real Read More

Read More

Five Common Mistakes in Drafting Business Contracts

Written contracts are necessities in most businesses, controlling a wide range of transactions and other matters. A well-written contract can make business operations predictable and can be invaluable in resolving issues and disputes as they arise. On the other hand, a poorly drafted contract can worsen business problems and leave parties with inadequate remedies. These Read More

Read More

How to Establish Standing to Sue in a Florida Business Dispute

The first question a court must resolve in any business litigation is whether the plaintiff has standing to sue. In most cases, this means the individual or organization bringing the lawsuit has a direct, personal stake in the outcome. The three general requirements to establish legal standing are injury in fact, causation and the availability Read More

Read More

Recent Florida Court Rule Changes Affect Business Disputes

Regardless of what type or size of business you own or operate, you may at some point find yourself in a dispute that ends up in court. Litigation is generally not good for business, as the processes involved are complex, time-consuming and often expensive. In response to concerns raised by business litigators, the Florida Supreme Read More

Read More

Clauses That Are Potential Pitfalls in Construction Contracts

The fate of construction projects can often hinge on the wording of the contract between the developer or property owner and the contractor. Fine print in a contract can facilitate or hinder the project itself and lead to legal entanglements. If you’re a party to a Florida construction contract, you need to be wary of Read More

Read More
11 - 20 of 129
Page 2 of 13
Contact us

Please fill out the form below and one of our attorneys will contact you.

Quick Contact Form

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.