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We Fight for You Do you need to hire an attorney to represent you in a business lawsuit? If so, consider an attorney with the knowledge, skills, and experience to help you with your case.Our experienced attorneys will what is necessary to reach an alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including arbitration and mediation which can help save money and time. However, if an ADR is unattainable, then we will help to Read More

What You Should Know about Wage and Hour Cases in Florida

Throughout the state of Florida, in addition to discrimination lawsuits, workers are also striking back at their employers with wage and hour cases. According to employees, wage and hour laws are constantly violated by employers including issues concerning unpaid overtime, working off the clock, and unpaid wages. Discrepancies between federal and state laws are largely to blame. Read More

Business Intellectual Property: What You Need to Know?

In today’s digital age, intellectual property for businesses is more important than ever. Not only is it important for businesses to recognize and protect their own intellectual property, it’s also important for businesses to recognize other business’ intellectual property and the laws surrounding “borrowing” content and images. What is Intellectual Property? When we talk about intellectual property, what exactly Read More

Why Your Business Needs a Handbook for Employees

Your business needs an employee handbook, plain and simple. Do you already have one? If so, you are one of the proactive business owners out there, but if not you have some work to do -- and it's easier than you think. Take some time out to create your employee handbook and you'll be thanking yourself down the road when you avoid employee litigation or discontent. However, if you already have an employee handbook, Read More

How to Protect Business Assets When Essential Employees Leave

When essential employees leave your business for one reason or another, it can be difficult to adapt in many ways. Arguably the most important way is to protect your assets properly. Intellectual property such as patents, copyrights, trademarks and the like must be safeguarded or your business is exposed to huge amounts of risk. Gone are the days of businesses worrying about employees leaving with high-value material Read More

How to Keep Your Not For Profit Thriving

To keep your not for profit thriving you must place principles before personalities, craft organization charts and job descriptions carefully, separate personal interests and charitable purposes as well as follow corporate formalities. Not for profits accomplish different goals than for profit organizations, but they are still exposed to many of the same risks. Thereby, without following the proper procedures not for Read More

Choosing Between a Corporation and a LLC

The Business Formation Question: Corporation or LLC Is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) better form for your business than a corporation? The advantage of a Limited Liability Company is it allows management flexibility, and has potential tax benefits for the members. In addition like the name states a LLC limits the business owner’s personal liability. In short a LLC allows your business to have the limited personal Read More

New Jersey Turnpike Sues A Florida Keys Pizza Place

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has filed a trademark infringement suit against a pizza parlor in the Florida Keys. The turnpike has sued Plantation Key’s Jersey Boardwalk Pizza. This interesting business law matter outside of the Miami area pits a local pizza against a major governmental agency thousands of miles away. Similar Logos and Trademarks The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has sued the pizza parlor Read More

Stalled Airport Project May Lead to Suit Against Miami-Dade

Contractor Odebrecht USA has stated that it may sue Miami-Dade County, which runs Miami International Airport, for long delays in planned upgrades to the MIA airport. The city has been planning new commercial development around the airport for six years, but nothing has gotten off the ground. The contractor feels that it has been misled by the city over the years and has wasted millions of dollars in pursuing the Read More

Small Business Administration Changes the Definition of a Small Business

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced new definitions for small businesses that may add an additional 8,500 businesses as “small businesses” overnight when the rule goes into effect on July 14, 2014. 500 Industries Affected The Small Business Administration is modifying its definitions of a small business depending on the particular industry. Each industry is measured using different standards. Some Read More