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Are standard form contracts hurting your business?

A discussion about the benefits of tailoring your contracts to your specific business instead of using one-size-fits-all forms.

Court Determines Gov’t Contractor’s Non-Compete Unenforceable

In litigation between two competing government contractors, Fourth Circuit affirmed district court’s summary judgment against plaintiff. Former Employee and her new employer did NOT violate non-compete agreement because, in part, non-compete was overly-broad and, as such, unenforceable.

Is Your Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable

If your company’s non-compete agreement was not specifically tailored for business/employment relationship, it may be unenforceable.

Post-Dissolution Judgment Reversed Despite Misconduct

Blog post about a post-dissolution judgment regarding the former couple's finances after misconduct was discovered.

Business Not Liable For 'Faulty' Waiting Room Chair

Blog post about the liability of a business for the injury of a customer that happened when a waiting room chair collapsed.

Exculpatory Agreement Fails to Insulate Snowtube Co.’s Gross Negligence

Blog post about how an exculpatory agreement failed to protect Snowtube Co. from legal liability.

Restaurant Reckless in Patron's Drunken Assault of Customer

Blog about a restaurant that was found liable for the drunken assault of a patron by another customer who was drunk.

Cafe's Inattention to Drunk Patron Not Unreasonable, Says Court

Blog post about a cafe that was not held liable when a patron drunkenly assaulted another customer.

Pet Salon Reckless and Wanton in Violent Dog Attack

Blog post about the liability of a pet salon for a violent dog attack.

No 'Breach of Contract' In University's Suspension of Cheating Student

Blog post about a student who sued Yale University for breach of contract after she was suspended due to allegations of cheating.

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