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How Detrimental Reliance Allows for Recovery Without a Contract

Litigation By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2020/11/30 at 11:59am

Get the Help You Need from an Alexandria Business Attorney If you were engaged in a pseudo-contract with another party when they “backed out” of the agreement and caused you to suffer losses, you may be concerned that you have no options for recovery.  After all, the other party is likely to argue that there was no actual contract, and as such, they are not liable for damages. Fortunately, plaintiffs do have a path to recovery through the legal principle of detrimental reliance.  How does it work?  Let’s take a closer look. Detrimental Reliance Basics Our Alexandria business attorney knows […]

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Quid Pro Quo Harassment Under Title IX

Title IX By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2020/11/16 at 11:53am

Hire a Skilled Title IX Lawyer in Alexandria, VA If you’ve been accused of quid pro quo harassment under Title IX,  you could be facing serious penalties, from losing your position to being suspended or expelled (if you’re a student), to having the accusation “follow you around” for the rest of your career — a poor situation indeed, especially if you are just beginning your career. The situation can be quite frightening, but it’s important to understand that you are not without options.  A quid pro quo sexual harassment accusation can be countered in a number of different ways, and […]

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When Does a Delay Constitute a Contract Breach?

Business and Commercial DisputesLitigation By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2020/11/02 at 11:48am

Work With an Experienced Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer   If you are involved in a contract dispute in which the central issue concerns the “timeliness” of performance, then you may be confused about whether the failure to perform one’s contract responsibilities in a timely manner could qualify as a breach. Contracts vary quite significantly depending on the circumstances — with some contracts, a slight delay would hardly be considered a problem.  With other contracts, our Alexandria commercial litigation lawyer knows that a slight delay could lead to a domino effect of losses that seriously impact the other party. Let’s take […]

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