How Do I Defend Against Allegations of Breach of Contract?

Businesses enter into all types of contracts on a regular basis. These contracts may include employment contracts, contracts with vendors for goods and services, and commercial leases. While the best-run businesses take preventative steps to avoid contract disputes, these types of disagreements still occur in some circumstances. When a contract dispute occurs, you should immediately…

How Much Does a Civil Trial Cost?

As we have routinely noted in our blog, many different types of legal disputes can arise. No matter what type of civil dispute arises with your business, proceeding to trial is likely to be very expensive. There is no way to accurately predict the amount of the ultimate costs of a lawsuit, which can make…

Should I Settle My Business Lawsuit or Go to Trial?

Deciding whether to settle or litigate a business dispute is a very fact-sensitive question. This decision will rest largely on the nature of the dispute, the potential liability of an adverse outcome, and whether your business has the assets to finance ongoing litigation, including sufficient insurance coverage. Getting a clear assessment of your company’s risk…

What is the M&A Process?

A merger and/or acquisition (M&A) occurs when two businesses merge together, or one business acquires another business, in order to form one bigger business. The M&A process can be complex, so the two businesses should ensure that they are on the same page before they proceed with any phase of the procedures necessary to effectuate…

How Do I Collect on a Judgment?

When your business prevails in certain types of litigation, the court may award your business damages, or financial compensation for your losses. Examples of litigation that might result in a damages award include breach of contract cases and lawsuits to collect on unpaid sums that a vendor or customer owes your business. If your business…