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Apple files breach of contract claim against multiple parties

When companies in Florida or elsewhere hire another company to provide any type of service, they expect the other party to adhere to the terms of the business contract. Should either party feel the actions of the other company are in violation of the agreement, intense legal disputes may ensue. Apple has reportedly filed a lawsuit accusing multiple companies for breach of contract after claiming to have discovered that items intended for recycling were being sold for profit.

University accuses former athletic director of breach of contract

A business contract between two or more parties in Florida and elsewhere may include terms that depict how to handle a variety of potential future scenarios. One such provision could pertain to a buyout agreement should one party wish to end the arrangement prior to the agreed upon date, and should either party violate the terms of such an agreement, intense conflict may ensue. A leading university in another state has reportedly filed a breach of contract lawsuit against its former athletic director, claiming he violated the terms of his buyout agreement.

Apple accuses former employee of breach of contract

There may be a variety of scenarios in which a company in Florida or elsewhere may feel that a former employee has violated the terms of his or her business contract. The disputes that arise from allegations of a breach of contract can be highly complex matters that could leave all parties involved in seek of guidance on what to expect from the subsequent process. Apple has recently filed a lawsuit against a former chip designer accusing him of breach of contract.

Has a partnership dispute arisen from breach of fiduciary duty?

Running a business takes a tremendous amount of work. You may have known from the beginning that taking on this endeavor alone was not the way to go, so you enlisted a business partner. This person may have been someone you had known most of your life or someone you met more recently but who had impressive business acumen from what you had seen.

Protections for trade secrets do not always prevent disputes

Running a company is a difficult endeavor. Not only do Florida business owners need to ensure that their companies operate correctly, but they also need to find ways to set their businesses apart from the competition. Many companies do this through the use of trade secrets, which are important to protect.

Riot Games reaches settlement agreement in discrimination lawsuit

Workplace equality continues to be a goal for many individuals in Florida and elsewhere, employers and employees alike. When allegations of unfair treatment arise, all parties involved may feel it is in their best interests to seek guidance on all available options to help resolve the issue in the most effective manner. Riot Games has reportedly agreed to pay a substantial settlement in relation to a lawsuit in which the company was accused of gender discrimination.

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