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5 Benefits of Florida Private Trials

There is more than one way to litigate a claim in Florida without going to court. One of those ways is to have a private trial. Not many people are aware that they can have a private trial, but the option is available to almost anyone. Before filing your complaint, consider these 5 Benefits of Florida...

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Florida Contractor Breach of Contract

Our firm sees a lot of Florida contractor breach of contract cases. Most start with bad contracts. A contract that lacks a “Time is of the Essence” clause is typically a bad contract. Without one of these clauses, the contractor doesn’t actually have to finish the job on the “agreed” deadline. Contractors know this. So don’t leave a...

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Florida deceptive and unfair business practices

In Florida, state law protects consumers from deceptive business practices.  The Florida deceptive and unfair business practices law is called “FDUTPA”, which stands for Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. FDUTPA was enacted to protect consumers and legitimate businesses from those who engage in unfair methods of competition, or unconscionable, deceptive, or unfair acts or...

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Florida Tortious Interference Civil Litigation

Florida law protects individuals and businesses that have an existing or prospective business relationship or contract that a third party interferes with. For example, Florida tortious interference civil litigation claim would protect a property owner in the negotiation stage of selling a piece of real estate from having a third party rival, or competitor, intentionally lure...

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Florida Lawyer as Registered Agent

Under Florida law, the registered agent for a company does not have to be a lawyer, accountant, or service company. The registered agent could be an officer or director of the company. That would make sense because it would help make sure that important notices are received by the right people. Though a Florida lawyer as registered agent...

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Tort or Torte

Which one is the dessert your favorite aunt made last year? A tort or torte?  According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a tort is a legal wrong committed on a person or his property. Torte, on the other hand, is a delicious little layered cake. You usually hear about torts in the context of personal injury law (“Have you...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Mediation

There are advantages and disadvantages of Mediation. Mediation is a widely used form of alternative dispute resolution because it can offer the parties the opportunity to resolve their issues without court intervention. In fact, it is so popular that it is now virtually compulsory in any civil matter to go through mediation before going to...