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Intentional Interference With Contractual Relations

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2019/03/15 at 10:15am

Let an Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer Help Business competitors may seek to undermine your position in the market by interfering with a contractual relationship that you are engaged in — by doing so, they could cause substantial damage to the health of your business, particularly if you invested a great deal of time and resources into the development of the contract.  Fortunately, the law provides an actionable path to damages for those who are harmed by intentional interference with contractual relations (commonly known as tortious interference). Basics of the Claim Tortious interference claims can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but […]

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Contract Rescission and Related Consequences

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2019/03/08 at 10:10am

Contact an Experienced Alexandria Business Dispute Lawyer If you have entered into a contract, rescission — an equitable remedy at-law — may be a pathway to moving forward and avoiding the hassle of extensive litigation surrounding a contract dispute.  Contract rescission can be rather confusing for those who are not familiar with the concept. Let’s explore the basics. What is Contract Rescission? Rescission is an equitable, discretionary remedy available to contracting parties who are seeking to terminate a contract (for a variety of reasons) and position themselves in a manner that most closely reflects their status prior to the contract […]

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Material Misrepresentations Can Invalidate a Contract

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2019/02/28 at 07:00pm

Experienced Alexandria Business Dispute Lawyer If you’ve breached a contract, then you could be exposed to significant civil damage liability as a result.  When defending against a breach of contract claim, however, it’s important to understand that there are a variety of ways in which you can avoid liability. One common defense strategy is to assert that the plaintiff made material misrepresentations relating to the contract, thus invalidating it.  An invalid contract is simply not enforceable, and as such, you cannot be held liable for breach. Misrepresentation and Contractual “Meeting of the Minds” Contracts are only valid if the parties […]

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Unconscionability in Contract Law

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2019/02/21 at 06:55pm

Experienced Alexandria Business Dispute Lawyer Contracts are not always fair or reasonable.  If you are involved in litigation over a contract that may be invalid due to fundamental unfairness (i.e., unconscionability), then we encourage you to contact Binnall Law Group, PLLC for further guidance on how to proceed. Unconscionable Contract Provisions Unconscionable contract provisions are invalid and unenforceable by law.  A provision will be deemed unconscionable if it is unjust, one-sided, or oppressive in nature.  There are a number of ways in which a provision may qualify as unconscionable, such as: One or more of the parties was intimidated, coerced, […]

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