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30 05, 2016

Making Breach of Contract Actions Worthwhile: Liquidated Damage and Attorneys’ Fees Provisions

By | 2016-12-14T11:20:21+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Commercial Ligitation, Contract law|Comments Off on Making Breach of Contract Actions Worthwhile: Liquidated Damage and Attorneys’ Fees Provisions

business litigation attorney san diego As a business litigation attorney, I sometimes have the unpleasant task of informing clients that their “breach of contract” case is not worth pursuing because the legal fees and costs to pursue legal action are likely to exceed the recoverable amount in their case. With some foresight when [...]

13 04, 2016

The “LITIGATION PRIVILEGE”; How Exposing a Defendant’s Disgraceful Misconduct in a Detailed Complaint can Motivate Settlement

By | 2016-12-14T11:27:25+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Ligitation|Comments Off on The “LITIGATION PRIVILEGE”; How Exposing a Defendant’s Disgraceful Misconduct in a Detailed Complaint can Motivate Settlement

Introduction Filing a lawsuit is usually a last resort in resolving a dispute, or seeking redress when someone has cheated or harmed you.  When it comes to that, it is time to play hardball, which begins with drafting and filing a strong, persuasive Complaint.  A good litigation lawyer knows how important the Complaint can be, [...]

22 03, 2016

Gehres Law Group Reviews The Constitutional Issues in Hulk Hogan v. Gawker

By | 2017-03-10T18:04:22+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation|Comments Off on Gehres Law Group Reviews The Constitutional Issues in Hulk Hogan v. Gawker

Gehres Law Group, P.C. of San Diego, California discusses the landmark case of Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker, an online publishing company.  Gehres Law Group’s AV-rated and award-winning attorneys are dedicated to being a zealous advocate for businesses and individuals throughout California. Here, our lead civil litigation attorney, William J. Tucker, discusses and provides his opinion [...]

21 03, 2016

Remedies for Cybersquatting

By | 2016-12-14T12:04:24+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Asset Protection, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property|Comments Off on Remedies for Cybersquatting

Introduction Have you ever noticed that when a person or business name becomes popular or well-known, there’s often an unrelated third party prepared to park or register website domains in the name of that person or business? In many such cases, the third party’s objective involves making an easy profit by holding the domains “hostage” [...]

28 02, 2016

Protecting Trade Secrets Using Employment Agreements

By | 2016-12-14T12:58:00+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law, Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on Protecting Trade Secrets Using Employment Agreements

Introduction Most California business owners know that a provision in an employment contract which purports to prevent a former employee from competing with the employer’s business is unenforceable in California. Under California law, there is a strong and clear policy favoring the free and unfettered rights of workers to find work where they can, using [...]

18 02, 2016

Docking Employee Pay for Rest Periods in California

By | 2016-12-14T12:53:50+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Business Litigation, Labor & Employment Law, wage and hour law|Comments Off on Docking Employee Pay for Rest Periods in California

Introduction As with so many legal issues, a determination as to when it is legally permissible to “dock” an employee’s pay for rest periods requires knowledge of employment law and an analysis of the particular circumstances. This article, written by our leading wage and hour attorney, highlights circumstances in which docking employee pay for rest [...]

11 02, 2016

Contract Disputes and Personal Jurisdiction

By | 2016-12-14T12:44:18+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law|Comments Off on Contract Disputes and Personal Jurisdiction

Introduction With the prevalence of the internet and all of our information and communication technologies, it is increasingly common for individuals and businesses to enter into contractual relations across state lines.  People buy and sell all manner of goods and services on-line, taking advantage of greatly expanded choice and markets.  But there are risks and [...]

2 02, 2016

Avoiding Ownership Disputes

By | 2016-12-14T13:02:02+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Law, Business Litigation, Corporate Compliance|Comments Off on Avoiding Ownership Disputes

Introduction Our San Diego business lawyers have previously written about corporate governance and compliance issues and the many benefits to business owners of addressing their company’s corporate compliance needs. [1] In this article, we focus on another reason to engage in best practices when it comes to corporate governance—Avoiding Ownership Disputes. Many clients contact our [...]

22 01, 2016

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

By | 2016-01-22T09:37:42+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law|Comments Off on Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Introduction: When People You Have a Right to Trust Cheat You Ours is a world of contractual relationships, written and oral.  We hire people to help us, and we hire people to act on our behalf.  We hire real estate agents and brokers to buy and sell our homes or other real estate.  We hire [...]

8 01, 2016

How to Reduce Your Litigation Costs

By | 2016-01-08T09:08:59+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Business Law, Business Litigation|Comments Off on How to Reduce Your Litigation Costs

How to Reduce Your Litigation Costs It is never a happy circumstance when a business gets involved in a lawsuit. As most business owners know, even when they have a strong case, litigation will likely be expensive, time-consuming, stressful and uncertain.  But it is important to understand that by creating and preserving evidence for your [...]