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Noncompete agreements: Staying up to date on changes

Many businesses in Florida and elsewhere seek to protect their interests by requiring employees to sign a noncompete agreement upon accepting a position within the company. The rules and regulations that govern noncompete agreements are subject to change from time to time. Keeping up to date on current and upcoming changes could prove vital to warding against noncompete disputes.

It producer files breach of contract claim against Warner Bros.

While new movies hit the silver screens every week, in some cases, it could take years or even decades for a popular movie to receive the go-ahead for a remake or sequel. While many individuals in Florida may be excited to view a long-awaited sequel of their favorite show or movie, others might not be as happy or content with the decisions of the creators. A producer of the original miniseries "It" has recently filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Warner Bros. after the release of the movie and scheduled release of its sequel.

Zoning codes may hinder your business plan

If you are starting a small business, you have many things to consider. You may be working out the terms of a partnership agreement, planning your marketing strategies, and dealing with taxes and other legal issues. You may also be looking to purchase commercial real estate that is appropriate for your type of business.

Preventing partnership disputes with careful planning

There are a multitude of scenarios in which the relationship between two or more business partners in Florida and elsewhere might experience significant strain. Partnership disputes can stem from a variety of sources, ranging from differences of opinion over operational procedures to arguments over financial responsibilities. With a great deal on the line, business partners may find it vital to address all the necessary topics prior to signing the contract, as failure to put certain topics in writing could prove detrimental.

3 accuse police chief of discrimination and harassment

Dealing with unfair or unjust treatment in a workplace environment can be a daunting experience. Individuals in Florida who are subjected to discrimination while on the job may suffer in a variety of ways and might not be certain how best to handle the situation. Three individuals in another state were recently awarded a judgment on $1.1 million after filing a lawsuit accusing a chief of police of discrimination.

Zion Williamson faces breach of contract claim

There are a multitude of companies in Florida and elsewhere who provide professional athletes with assistance in maximizing profits through endorsements. When the relationship between an athlete and an agency comes to a sudden end, both sides may have a great deal on the line and each may wish to take steps to protect their interests should the action be deemed unjust. Prime Sports Marketing has recently filed a lawsuit against NBA prospect Zion Williamson, accusing him of breach of contract.

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