Contracts Basics

Contracts are a way to enter into an agree so both sides get what they want. Sometimes, though, contracts can be broken because they don't meet certai ... read more
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What Are Abusive or Illegal Contracts?
Contracts are made all the time, and they're usually perfectly legal and everyone's happy. Sometimes, contracts aren't legal, and usually that means someone not only doesn't get what he wanted, but also gets a lot of legal problems he didn't want. Lady Gaga When Stefani Germanotta, who's better known ... Read more

What's Bartering?
  Bartering involves trading goods or services with someone else People have been bartering for thousands of years, and it's very popular today Knowing the rules of the trade and the tax issues involved are the keys to successful bartering   People have been bartering for years. In fact, you've probably ... Read more

Consumer Contracts: Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
Related Item Businesses scored a big legal win when the Supreme Court ruled arbitration agreements could limit class action lawsuits. The ruling affects businesses, consumers, and quite possibly, employees. A couple sued AT&T Mobility for fraud because their "free" cell phone offer required payment ... Read more

From Here to When? Contracts for the Future
“That wasn’t me, the production company just edited me that way.” If you’re a fan of reality TV shows such as “The Biggest Loser,” “Top Chef,” “The Amazing Race,” and so on, you’ve probably heard this phrase from at least one contestant. Just watching the show you might not know, ... Read more

Read, Then Sign: Contracts Can Come Back To Haunt
Has anyone ever slipped you a piece of paper, pointed to an X or dotted line, and then you scribble your signature without even thinking about it? Without even reading what you've signed? Don't worry, you're not alone. A lot of us have done it, but it's not a good thing to do. They're Everywhere Contracts ... Read more

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This is not a legal issue but a business management one. You need to decide whether you can afford to walk away from the deal or do the work and not get paid and move on if that occurs. This person is ...Read more

Texts can be a contract if there is an offer that is complete, and an acceptance that is clear.  $350 is small claims.  So you can sue yourself.

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Area you Covered by a “Sufficiently Specific” Indemnity Clause?

By Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. In a recent Rhode Island Superior Court case, the court once again addressed the ques ... Read more

The key importance of legal counsel’s input on contracts

Conflict down the road. We reference those terms and that obviously undesired outcome on a page of our website discussing contracts in the business world. In fact, we talk a lot about contracts on our ... Read more

Using Standard Form Contracts May Hurt Your Business

When putting together a contract for the first time, many business owners may turn to standard form contracts to make agreements between customers, vendors, and other businesses. Calling these contrac ... Read more

Philadelphia Employment Lawyers: Male Employee Sues Yahoo for Sexism

A former editor at Yahoo has filed a lawsuit alleging that female managers discriminated against male employees in both their hiring and termination practices. According to the plaintiff, the tech-gia ... Read more

Philadelphia Physician Employment Contract Lawyer: Restrictive Covenants and Public Policy

Although post-employment restrictive covenants (“Non-Compete Agreements”) are not per se unenforceable, they are not favored in Pennsylvania and have been historically viewed as a trade re ... Read more

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