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Contract disputes and anticipatory breach

A breach of contract often takes Baton Rouge businesses by surprise. These businesses typically negotiate in good faith to reach agreements that further not only their interests, but also those of the other party to the contract. Yet, sometimes parties to a contract are unable to meet their obligations or they simply refuse to meet them. Regardless of why it occurs, a breach of contract can leave a business scrambling to secure much needed supply chains, services, goods, and performances.

What is an implied contract?

Most people think of a contract as a written agreement between two parties that dictates their responsibilities to each other. This agreement may include work to be performed, goods to be supplied, purchase prices, and the length of time that the obligations will remain in place.

Utilizing contingencies in a real estate contract

Transactions involving real estate can quite complicated and there can be a lot on the line for all parties involved. For some, the outcome of the transaction will set their financial stage for the future, perhaps even opening them up to other investment opportunities.

State issues emergency contracts to keep Medicaid covered

There can be a lot at stake when parties agree to enter into contractual relationships. Oftentimes wronged parties are subjected to massive financial losses, and one or both parties may end up facing damage to their reputation and goodwill. This is why contracts need to be carefully negotiated, and aggressive action should be taken when the terms of a contract aren't adhered to as written.

Baton Rouge foundation sued for breach of contract

A strong contract can leave a business in an advantageous position. Purchase prices can be secured, consistent supply chains can be obtained, and new opportunities can be realized. Yet, these benefits are only brought to fruition when the terms of a contract are adhered to.

Contract disputes: a brief look at arbitration

Business disputes are commonplace. Although many of these disagreements are relatively minor in nature, the outcomes of others can prove utterly disastrous for some businesses. This is why a Baton Rouge-area business needs to be prepared to protect itself and its interests when dealing with contractual conflict. The first step in this process is understanding some of the basic legalities that are involved in resolving contract disputes.

Contract disputes: a brief look at arbitration

Business disputes are commonplace. Although many of these disagreements are relatively minor in nature, the outcomes of others can prove utterly disastrous for some businesses. This is why a Baton Rouge-area business needs to be prepared to protect itself and its interests when dealing with contractual conflict. The first step in this process is understanding some of the basic legalities that are involved in resolving contract disputes.

Some common defenses to breach of contract claims

Many of our blog posts have focused on breach of contract issues through the lens of those who feel like they've been wronged by another party to the agreement. While these considerations are certainly important, so, too, is understanding how to defend against allegations of breach.

Waitr changes business terms, Baton Rouge restaurants balk

Every business owner has a different personality. Some are hard-edged and are willing to do just about anything to protect their interests, even at others' expense, while other business owners want to interact with others in a way that is fair for all parties involved. There are others still who fall somewhere between the two.

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