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Basics of an Unfair Competition Claim

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/03/29 at 10:24am

Experienced Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer If you’ve been sued for engaging in unfair competition, or if you have been harmed by another’s misconduct (giving rise to a claim that comes under the unfair competition umbrella), then you may be feeling somewhat confused as to what the underlying claim entails. In the legal sense, it may not be entirely clear to most laypeople what unfair competition actually means.  In general parlance, unfairness can describe a situation that is 100 percent legal, after all — if you lose a client because a sudden traffic jam forces you to reschedule an important meeting, […]

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Lost Profits and Reasonable Certainty

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/03/22 at 10:19am

Get High-End Advocacy From an Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer If you are involved in a breach of contract dispute in which the breaching party has caused you to sustain significant profit loss, then you may be entitled to such damages.  Lost profits damages are likely to be in excess of the standard damages total that would otherwise be available, as they account for prospective economic harm (which carries with it an element of inherent uncertainty). Lost profits damages can be difficult to establish, however, and courts tend to be rather conservative in allowing for the recovery of anticipated profits.  As […]

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Intentional Interference With Contractual Relations

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/03/15 at 10:15am

Let an Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer Help Business competitors may seek to undermine your position in the market by interfering with a contractual relationship that you are engaged in — by doing so, they could cause substantial damage to the health of your business, particularly if you invested a great deal of time and resources into the development of the contract.  Fortunately, the law provides an actionable path to damages for those who are harmed by intentional interference with contractual relations (commonly known as tortious interference). Basics of the Claim Tortious interference claims can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but […]

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Contract Rescission and Related Consequences

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/03/08 at 10:10am

Contact an Experienced Alexandria Business Dispute Lawyer If you have entered into a contract, rescission — an equitable remedy at-law — may be a pathway to moving forward and avoiding the hassle of extensive litigation surrounding a contract dispute.  Contract rescission can be rather confusing for those who are not familiar with the concept. Let’s explore the basics. What is Contract Rescission? Rescission is an equitable, discretionary remedy available to contracting parties who are seeking to terminate a contract (for a variety of reasons) and position themselves in a manner that most closely reflects their status prior to the contract […]

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