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Equitable Remedies in Contract Disputes

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/04/16 at 08:59pm

Experienced Business Dispute Lawyer in Alexandria, VA If you’re involved in a serious commercial contract dispute, then you may be preliminary exploring the potential liabilities and what would make for a “best fit” recovery given the circumstances.  Given the enormous diversity of contract claims, it should be unsurprising that courts make a wide range of remedies available. Though most parties involved in a contract dispute are aware of legal remedies (i.e., monetary compensation for the financial losses sustained in a breach of contract scenario), equitable remedies may be available in cases where monetary compensation is simply insufficient or incompatible with […]

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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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