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Louisiana company alleges breach of salvage contract

When two companies in Louisiana enter into a contract, they expect that the terms will be followed to the benefit of both parties. However, as one recent example shows, when one party fails to hold up its end of the bargain, it can lead to a contract dispute.

Notarizing contracts can help if there is a contract dispute

Businesses in Baton Rouge enter into contracts every day. Whether employment contracts, contracts with suppliers or vendors or any other contract, these days, business contracts are an everyday part of doing business. Unfortunately, inevitable that at least one of a business's contracts will be the subject of litigation, perhaps, a breach of contract.

What types of damages are available in contract disputes?

Louisiana businesses, whether they are small mom-and-pop operations or large corporations, depend on contracts as part of doing business. Unfortunately, even the most ironclad contract can still be breached. When one party to the contract fails to fulfill its obligations, the other party may be entitled to damages.

Will a contract dispute cause some cable channels to "go dark?"

Whether they like to watch professional sports, educational programming or reality television shows, all cable television customers have their favorite channels and programs. Paying monthly for cable television is often well worth it for those in Louisiana who want to access these channels. However, some cable television customers may find their favorite channels have "gone dark," due to contract disputes.

Important elements to remember when writing a business contract

When entering into a business relationship, it is important to give a great deal of thought to the relationship and the contract that will be drawn up between the parties commemorating the relationship. A well-drafted contract can protect the businesses and business relationships involved and outline the obligations and rights of the parties. It is important to take the right approach through the contract negotiation, formation, execution and enforcement process.

Baton Rouge tenants sue landlord for lease breach

Contract relationships are important in any business setting. As a result, it is important that they are honored and that the parties understand how to enforce them when they are not. Baton Rouge tenants have brought a lawsuit against their landlord asserting the landlord did not honor lease terms contained in the lease between the parties. The tenant company filed a lawsuit against the landlord asserting a breach of the lease terms.

Business owners should understand contract law protections

Contract law is an important part of any business. Many aspects of a business are impacted by contracts and contractual relationships. Most business relationships are governed by contracts and it is a good idea that they are. It is also important to understand how to negotiate, draft and execute the best contract to describe the business relationship at hand. Contracts outline the rights, responsibilities and obligations of the parties towards one another. In doing so, they help protect the long-term future and success of the company.

Louisiana shopping center sues tenant for breach of contract

A shopping center in Louisiana is asserting it has not been paid rent by one of its tenants. The owner of the shopping center leased a store to the tenants in 2012. The breach of contract claim asserts that the owner of the shopping center is owed $40,000 from the tenant who has fallen behind in payments. The shopping center has accused the tenant of breach of contract for the failure to make missed payments and is seeking damages for the financial injury that has resulted from the breach of contract.

It is important to understand how to address contract disputes

Ideally, contract relationships would always go as planned. Contracts guide most business relationships. In some circumstances, delays can occur and financial concerns can arise which may lead to disruptions to a contract relationship. When unexpected events interrupt performance of a contract, contract disputes may arise. As a result, it is important to understand what breach of contract is and the legal remedies available for breach of contract.

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