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Contract disputes taking all the fun out of kids' baseball season

Administrators of the Dixie Youth baseball league in a state far east of California are a tad upset with PepsiCo, the soft drink company.  The situation involves contract disputes between the two organizations. The peculiar thing about the disagreement is that the central focus is not really what's contained in the contract, but whether it even exists.

What do potholes and contract disputes have in common?

There's a certain section of sidewalk in a small town in a state beyond California that is proving quite difficult for pedestrians to navigate. The reason is that a construction project was begun on the sidewalk, but never finished. Believe it or not, contract disputes are the causal factor behind this peculiar situation.

Contract disputes resolved, Monsanto loses fight

Many people in California and around the globe are familiar with multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation, Monsanto. The company is a main producer of genetically engineered seeds and glyphosate-based herbicides (such as Roundup). Many who follow business litigation news have likely seen Monsanto's name attached to various contract disputes over the years.

Don't let contract disputes hurt your California business

Contracts are integral components to many business transactions, from employment to sales and/or all types of service. Contract disputes, on the other hand, involve problematic situations that can develop any time, sometimes bringing productivity and profitability to a near halt. Most California business owners understand the desire to settle disagreements in as swift and agreeable a manner as possible.

Contract disputes have been raging for 2 years

Teachers in California can likely relate to a contentious situation that's been brewing in another state for two years. Contract disputes between a school system and a teachers' association has no apparent end in site although ultimatums have been issued. Currently, both sides have been given dates where they must present final offers.

Even in baseball, it's important to get it in writing  

A bitter dispute between two former friends seems to be taking a rather nasty turn as it reaches its third year in federal court. Brendan V. Sullivan III and Robert Elwood are currently fighting over ownership of one of the most profitable youth sports camps in the country: Headfirst Camps.

Contract disputes raging between Bristlecone and Verizon FiOS

California residents, like others throughout the nation, often relax by watching their favorite television programs. Many would be frustrated if they tried to tune in to their usual viewing stations, only to learn those stations have been pulled from their channel provider's lineup. Contract disputes between Bristlecone Broadcasting and FiOS TV have created just such a situation.

New developments in contract disputes between deputies and county

A county outside California has been engaged in a contentious battle with a local police officers' union for the past several years. Headway was recently made in the contract disputes. In fact, after recent developments, the union reportedly withdrew two of its grievances.

Contract disputes are best avoided but that's not always possible

Most California business owners understand the importance of clarifying state and federal laws and understanding all related terms before entering any type of legally binding agreement. Even when a business owner has taken all appropriate steps to protect bottom line interests, contract disputes sometimes arise that not only threaten immediate production but also long-term business success. There are several things business owners can to do avoid contract problems, and there are resources available for those who have been unable to do so.

Car Dealers Beware: Failure to Settle Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act Claims Quickly Can Result in Liability for Huge Legal Fees

A recent Court of Appeals decision, Goglin v. BMW of North America, LLC, et al. reveals the risk to the dealer of failing to quickly settle a consumer demand for restitution under the Song-Beverly Act. BMW and the dealer recently lost an appeal of an award of over $185,000 in attorney fees following settlement of a consumer claim.

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