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What to Do If Your Business Is Sued in New York

An introduction to how lawsuits are commenced in New York, and the steps you should take if your business is sued Lawsuits are becoming an ever-increasing presence in the business landscape. In one study, 43 percent of small business owners reported that their company had been engaged with, or threatened with, a civil suit.  Other


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Breach of Contract: What Makes a Case Worth Pursuing?

Before pursuing a breach of contract lawsuit, it is important to clearly assess the chances of success, the applicable damages, and other factors Few things are more frustrating for a business owner than having a client or vendor breach a contract. The other party failing to live up to its end of the bargain can


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Mediation, Arbitration, or Litigation: Which is Right for You?

When faced with a conflict that simple negotiation cannot solve, there are several dispute resolution processes at your disposal.  Three of the most common are mediation, arbitration, and litigation.  In order to evaluate which is best for you, it’s important to have a thorough knowledge of each method and its potential applicability to your case.


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Can I Represent My Business in Court, Without An Attorney?

Can I Represent My Business in Court, Without an Attorney? Generally, corporations and voluntary associations must retain counsel when bringing or defending a lawsuit.  See CPLR 321(a).  This means corporations and voluntary associations may not use non-attorney company officials to represent the company, except in certain instances, described below. What is a Voluntary Association? Voluntary


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