Can my company sue for business defamation?

Adam Keilen Yes. Corporations can sue for business defamation. Each state has different laws regarding defamation; business defamation is a common law action based on false spoken or written statements…

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What is Legal Consideration (Contract Law)?

Adam Keilen Why does Consideration matter? A valid contract must have consideration, or a valid substitute. If a contract lacks consideration, the court might not uphold the agreement. What is…

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What is a material breach?

Adam Keilen A breach of contract occurs when one party fails to perform, resulting in legal consequences for the breaching party. Oftentimes, we hear the words, “material breach.” A material…

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Why are LLC’s so common?

Adam Keilen What should I be doing if I already have one? Limited liability companies (LLC’s) offer LLC owners personal protection from business debts, lawsuits, and other liabilities, just like…

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Adhesion Contracts – What are they?

Adam Keilen A contract of adhesion is a standard form drafted by one party, usually a party with stronger bargaining power, and signed by the other party, usually a party…

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Damages for Breach of Contract

Adam Keilen How are damages calculated for contract disputes? Expectation Damages. Generally, if your lawsuit involves a contract, the contract damages (also called “expectation damages”) are calculated so as to…

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Copyright Protection

Adam Keilen What is Copyright protection? Does my Business/Company have any rights? Copyright protection grants certain rights to authors of “original works of authorship.” The protected work includes literary, dramatic,…

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Contract Interpretation

Adam Keilen Contract Law. The most basic principle in contract law is simple, “a contract is a promise, and promises ought to be kept.” Contract Interpretation. Contract interpretation often controls…

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