Answers to Common Business Litigation Questions
Massey Law Firm is dedicated to protecting you and your best interests. Find answers to some frequently asked questions (FAQ) below. Please note that this FAQ is not meant to be read as advice for your specific matter or constitute an attorney-client relationship.
What Are the Big Mistakes New Business Owners Make that Create Legal Headaches?
Although it may be tempting to trust others to fulfill their promises without documenting obligations, it is wise to put all agreements in writing. Oral contracts are not as easy to prosecute or defend as written contracts.
It may be intimidating to take steps to engage in legal action. However, if you don’t confront an issue when it initially unfolds, this problem can grow in size and complexity. It is rare for a problem to dissipate on its own.
What Misconceptions Do Business Owners Have About Litigation?
Clients are often surprised by the time and financial commitment it takes to litigate a claim in court. At the end of this process, one party may beat the other in court, however, business litigation affects all parties involved, financially, emotionally or otherwise.
When you are considering commercial litigation, it is wise to recognize the long-term impact of this form of dispute resolution.
How Do I Protect My Business from Being Sued?
There are a number of contracts business owners must draft to protect themselves and their best interests. These include non-compete contracts, non-disclosure agreements, partnership contracts, and contracts between you and any third-party supplier or vendor. However, even with these contracts in place, you may still encounter disputes. These are best handled through arbitration or litigation by a skilled contract dispute lawyer.
I’ve Been Unfairly Treated by a Company. What Can I Do?
As a business consumer, you are provided with certain protections under Texas and federal law. This involves a reasonable expectation of safety, and that the company will perform to its advertised standards. When a business fails to live up to it’s promises, you may have legal recourse. From fraud and deceptive trade practices to holding companies accountable for misrepresentation, Massey Law Firm can advocate for you.
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