Category: Business Lawyers

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Misleading Advertising: An Under-Utilized Business Litigation Claim That Provides for Potentially Significant Damages Awards

September 26, 2017

In our capitalistic society, consumers are frequently exposed to advertisements for products and services. Unfortunately, advertisers sometimes make false claims or promises in their advertisements to mislead consumers into purchasing their products or services. For example, these advertisements may falsely tout amazing, “wholesale prices,” or extraordinary health benefits to be gained from the use of a product, thereby luring the consumer into purchasing the product or service on false pretenses. If you, as a consumer, have been misled by a business advertisement, then you may have a legal claim for money damages against the advertiser for misleading advertising. See generally § 817.41, Fla. Stat. (2017). READ MORE

Member-Initiated Florida LLC Litigation: Direct Actions Versus Derivative Actions

June 7, 2017

Florida LLC Litigation: Theft or Other Misconduct by a Managing Member of an LLC

In the context of Fort Lauderdale business litigation, some members of Florida limited liability companies, also known as “LLCs,” learn that the managers or other members of the LLC have wrongfully taken funds from the company, or have otherwise harmed the company by breaching their fiduciary duties to the company.  When this happens, the members’ ownership interests in the company—which entitles them to distributions of the company’s profit—are usually dramatically reduced or completely eliminated.  Understandably, these members may wish to sue the managers and members whose conduct caused their losses. READ MORE

Infographic: The Need for Business Lawyers

March 31, 2017

There are hundreds of laws governing businesses, and every industry has its own rules and regulations. This has generated a widespread need for business lawyers. Most business owners running a small enterprise or business are unfamiliar with many kinds of business laws. READ MORE