Like most Florida businesses, you have contracts for your employees and clients, as well as terms of service for your customers to read and agree to before doing business. You may be aware that many companies include arbitration clauses in their terms of service, and you might be considering adding that to your own policies.
Strikes are a common tactic for employees in Florida and across the country to make their voices heard and to negotiate more favorable terms with their employers. A strike can be an effective way to settle a contract dispute, but it may also create hardships for workers who do not make a wage while protesting, or for businesses that rely on them.
If you are a typical Floridian, you are party to many contracts. From your mortgage or lease agreement to your car loan to your internet and cellphone provider to your confirmations of online purchases, contracts are a normal part of daily life. If you think about it, your marriage is a contract between you and your spouse.
If you own a small business and take pride in the small-town feel of a community that works together, you probably have several associates you have worked with for years. While it is nice to have business owners who promote each other’s products and services, it is always wise to keep a modern business sense. At the Law Offices of Levi Williams, P.A., we are prepared to answer the questions of Florida business owners who wish to avoid contract disputes.
When you own a business, it is understandable to not want too much competition taking your customers away from you. At the Law Offices of Levi Williams, P.A., we also understand how frustrating it would be – not to mention the legal ramifications – if a former employee used your trade secrets or company information to start a similar business. You and other Florida business owners might use a noncompete clause to prevent situations like these.
When many people in Florida think about lawsuits involving allegations of a breach of contract, they may mostly think about such issues happening between two businesses. This can certainly happen and does much of the time. However, many contracts are between individuals and businesses or even other entities. These agreements can also be the source of conflict down the road.
As Florida residents work to clean up their homes, yards and streets after the recent hurricane activity, Florida business or commercial building owners are also aggressively trying to get their businesses back on track. The financial lossess associated with property damage as well as lost business may not fully be known for some time. It is important that people carefully review their insurance policy contracts.
Even with the recent slight rise in interest rates, the economy is remaining strong and that is reflected in part by a relatively stable and strong housing market in Florida. If you are considering now to be your time to buy or sell a home or other piece of real estate, you should take the time to learn that there are different types of deeds out there and you will want to know what is involved in them before you proceed too far.
When a Florida employee or business promises to do something, you are inclined to expect that it will be done. If it is not completed, the results can sometimes be damaging and often cause you to lose money. If this has happened to you, you may be wondering whether you should file a breach of contract claim. We at the Law Offices of Levi Williams have provided this guide to help you determine if your situation has all the elements necessary for this type of case.
It is not only private, for-profit Florida businesses and organizations that regularly engage in contractual relationships but governmental and non-profit organizations as well. As with any contract, a dispute can arise at any time, pitting two entities at odds against each other. It is during these situations that the power of an original contract can truly be put to the test.