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Conditions Subsequent in Breach of Contract Actions

Litigation By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2018/10/31 at 09:59pm

An Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer Can Help Breach of contract litigation is rather common.  In many cases, however, the breach is not a consequence of intentional malfeasance, but is instead a consequence of miscommunication or misunderstanding as to the terms of the contract (or the satisfaction of provisions thereof). Express conditions of contract — conditions subsequent and precedent — can alter your contractual duties significantly.  For example, if your contract included a “condition subsequent” that freed you from having to complete the rest of your contractual duties, then you can terminate the contract at will. Let’s take a closer look. […]

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Agent Authority and Contract Disputes

Litigation By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2018/10/24 at 09:52pm

Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer Whether you are the plaintiff or defendant in a breach of contract dispute, litigation may be complicated if the contractual agreement itself was effectuated by an “agent.”  Parties may disagree that the agent had the authority necessary to create a valid and enforceable contract, and this could have a significant impact on liability. Confused? Let’s move forward step-by-step and examine the basics of agent authority in the contract dispute context. Actions of Authorized Agents Bind Their Principal Authorized agents — whether those agents have been authorized explicitly, impliedly, or apparently — may have the power to […]

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The Basics of Healthcare Fraud

White Collar Criminal Defense By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2018/10/17 at 09:47pm

Contact an Alexandria Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Today If you’re a healthcare professional (or involved in the management/billing department of a healthcare organization), then chances are that you’re feeling the “squeeze” of the insurance industry on your practice. The regulatory framework surrounding the healthcare industry in the United States has created a fundamental conflict for those attempting to provide high-quality healthcare — though effective healthcare is that which is deeply patient-focused, those involved in providing such care must be extremely cognizant of their billing practices.  Minor errors can escalate into a healthcare fraud investigation that undermines the legitimacy of your practice, […]

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Burden of Proof in Criminal vs. Civil Lawsuits

White Collar Criminal Defense By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2018/10/10 at 09:43pm

If you’ve been charged with a white collar criminal offense — in Virginia, Washington D.C., or elsewhere — then you may be overwhelmed by the prospect of litigation and the consequences thereof. White collar crimes can carry serious penalties in some cases and are often associated with civil litigation that is linked to the underlying offense.  For example, if you have been charged with bank fraud, then the financial institution subjected to your scheme to defraud is likely to have a legitimate cause of action for damages (in the civil context).  They may be entitled to bring a lawsuit against […]

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