December 2015 Archives

Finding legal help for contract disputes in California

Business transactions are an everyday occurrence in California. Signing contracts is a common aspect of such transactions, with agreements involving anywhere from two individuals to groups of entire companies. A contract can be customized to protect the best interests of all involved and may include any number of obligations and stipulations regarding ownership, management or services. Contract disputes sometimes arise when one or more parties fail to adhere to the terms of an agreement.

Insurance companies commonly face contract disputes in California

Legal contracts can be interpreted in various different ways. That is why business owners must be sure that the legal language in contracts is properly chosen. However, this is still not a guarantee that a business will be able to completely avoid contract disputes in California. One life insurance company is now finding this out after being sued for breach of contract by one of its former policy holders.

Employment litigation: "90210" actress sues management company

Shannen Doherty, known for her role in "Beverly Hills, 90210," filed a lawsuit on Aug. 19 in California against the company that formerly handled her business management and one of its employees. Court documents show that the plaintiff alleges breach of contract and negligence. She claims the company acted in its own interest rather than protecting the interests of the actress. During the discovery phase of this employment litigation, more information about alleged wrongdoing became available.

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