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PGA files breach of contract lawsuit against tour sponsor

Becoming a sponsor for a major business entity can give a company in Florida or elsewhere a substantial amount of exposure. However, it can also be a major responsibility, and should either party fail to fully comply with the terms of the arrangement, heated disputes may ensue. The Professional Golfer's Association has recently filed a breach of contract lawsuit against a tour sponsor after claiming the company failed to keep up with sponsorship fees.

Harley Davidson accuses 1 of violating noncompete agreement

After building a healthy reputation over years of service in their respective fields, some individuals in Florida and elsewhere may wish to try their hand at entering the realm of self employment. However, should a person choose to operate in a similar field, his or her previous employer might contest that the move is in violation of a noncompete agreement. A Harley Davidson dealership in another state has recently filed a lawsuit against a former employee under similar circumstances.

Does your employer comply with the FMLA?

Do you understand your rights at work when you get sick, have a child or care for a family member with a serious illness? If you do not know your protections under the law, you may want to speak with your Florida employer. It is possible that he or she has neglected to inform you of your rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Ford Motor Credit accuses dealerships of breach of contract

There are many companies in Florida and across the nation that have reached an agreement to allow another entity to sell their products. In this contract, a company may wish to set clear terms as to how the other company will pay for services rendered, and should this party fail to uphold its end of the bargain, the other party may choose to take steps to recover its losses. Ford Motor Credit has recently filed a breach of contract lawsuit against an auto group after claiming the dealership failed to provide restitution after selling vehicles out of trust.

Resolving partnership disputes might not always be an easy task

Taking on a business partner can be an exciting endeavor and may bring the potential promise of lifting a company to new heights. However, things don't always go as planned, and should either party fail to perform in a satisfactory manner, intense partnership disputes may arise. Resolving similar forms of conflict can be a complex process which may in some cases leave a person in Florida preparing to protect his or her interests through litigation.

Insurance company claims employees violated noncompete agreements

Many businesses in Florida and elsewhere are constantly attempting to come up with ways to keep an edge over competitors. While in many cases, this may involve little more than developing new operational strategies, sometimes a business may contest that a rival's actions were unlawful and have given it an unfair advantage. An insurance business in another state recently filed a lawsuit after claiming several former employees violated their noncompete agreements by accepting a job with a competitor.

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