Category Archives: Litigation

Understanding California’s Deceptive Trade Practices May be Trickier Than You Think

Many people may not be aware that California has yet to pass the Uniform Deceptive Practices Act. As a result, the State handles deceptive practices regarding Commercial trade through the California Business and Professions Code. More specifically, § 17500 et seq. Articles 17500, 17500.5 and 17505 are applicable in prohibiting false advertisements. In accordance with Section 17500, these violations can be punishable as a misdemeanor by a maximum fine of $2500, and/or up to six months of county jail time.
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Why Seek Legal Help in Construction Disputes

Disputes can occur at all stages of a construction project. Construction litigation is risky, the damage awards can be large, and professional reputations, and emotions are often involved. Our Palm Springs business litigation law firm understands the interests, and the stakes of those involved. Resolutions require pragmatic approaches, and experience. Representation is required for contractors, suppliers, architects, developers, tenants, engineers, purchasers, insurance companies, and sellers.  Continue reading

Top 3 Tips for Businesses Facing Litigation

If your business is facing litigation as a result of a contract dispute, our Palm Springs business litigation law firm can help both parties reach a resolution or take the case to trial if needed. Our firm has highly skilled attorneys with a proven track record of resolving business disputes in the most efficient way possible. Continue reading

How to Avoid Business Litigation

Every company needs to be prepared for unanticipated controversy which could lead to business litigation. It does not matter what industry you work with, the company could become engaged in disagreements with other companies regarding any transaction. That could lead you to the need for civil litigation.

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Investors and Corporate Business Litigation

Corporate investors have an assortment of legitimate ways available to them to look for reward for damages caused by the corporation, by the board of directors, controlling investors, or others. We, as often as possible, help investors in looking for remedies from corporations. The most widely recognized way we use in helping our investor customers are an investors’ request to assess books and records; an investors’ subsidiary suit; and claims for minority investor persecution. Continue reading

How to Handle Defamation Cases In San Diego

Defamation cases in San Diego are quite important because they must be handled in a way that protects the business and their owners. A company may have been put through quite a lot that is requires compensation for, and this article explains how a San Diego business litigation law firm helps. These lawyers will ensure that they have looked over the case completely, and they will find that the client may be protected well.

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Keeping Your Small Business Protected

Having and running a business can be a very rewarding feeling. This great feeling however does come with some risk. The reality is that any small business owner becomes open to litigation the moment he starts a business. It is important for a business man to understand this point and understand the way that litigation can happen.

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Expert Witnesses Are Critical For Litigation

Trials and court proceedings can be a tricky situation for anybody involved. Depending on the situation, a lot of information might not be known on specific topics. Not only would work need to be done for the litigation but some extra time set aside to research the topic in which will be discussed during the trial.

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How A Business Lawyer Can Save You Time And Money

If you feel you haven’t received the quality of service you paid for and were promised, you should contact an experienced Coachella Valley business litigation law firm. They will look at the contract, the advertised services and the work you received and advise you on the steps you should take next. A good law firm will be able to determine if the company is guilty of false advertising or did not meet their contractual obligation.

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2 Steps to Use Pre-Litigation Mediation to Close Your Case

You may use pre-litigation mediation in your case when you reach out to the other side in a case, and you will avoid going to court when you have mediated beforehand. This article explains how you may use pre-litigation mediation to close your case before you get to court. You may not resolve the case completely, but you may have a basis for coming to a conclusion when you go to court. Continue reading

The Top 3 Business Litigation Dispute Examples

Business litigation deals with legal issues arising from a commercial relationship. In the majority of cases, it will involve disputes between two businesses or between partners involved in the same business. This legal practice area doesn’t include disputes between a company and their clients. Any business owner facing a potential dispute with another company or partner should consult with an experienced attorney specializing in this area of law. Continue reading

How Banks Can Minimize Litigation Exposure

Because of the nature of the banking industry, there is always the potential for banks to face litigation. Lawsuits can bring a host of repercussions that harm a bank’s viability and growth. Therefore, banks need to implement an array of strategies to minimize and mitigate the risks of a lawsuit. Likewise, financial institutions should develop systems to eliminate potential liability before it becomes an issue. Continue reading

What is a Typical Personal Injury Case?

Most personal injury cases involve automobile accidents, and they provide a good example of how the tort system works. Drivers have a responsibility to exercise reasonable care any time they drive a vehicle. If you are injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may be able to seek compensation for your losses based on your state’s personal injury laws. Continue reading