Contracts are the central guiding documents in nearly all business agreements, decisions, and actions. A good contract clearly states the requirements of all involved, the expectations for the contracted parties, and more. When one or more parties involved in a contract violate their terms, fail to deliver on their contracted agreement, act in a way that is not allowed, or otherwise disregard to agreement laid out in a contract, one way to seek remedy is through litigation. Contracts can be exceptionally complicated, and it will require an experienced attorney to make sense of all of the details of a contract in order to understand all available options during litigation.
When a group works together in business, they are each expected (and legally obligated) to uphold their parts of the deal and to act in a way that benefits all involved. In some cases, individuals or groups within a corporation may act to defraud investors, shareholders, or other parties involved in the business in order to benefit themselves. If you are the victim of fraud or are uncertain of whether or not what you have experienced is considered to be fraud, we will be happy to help you understand your situation from a legal perspective, and develop a strategy to seek justice.
Intellectual property is the lifeblood of many companies and is protected by patents issued through the United States Patent and Trademark Office in order to give their inventor or holder of the IP the right to build a business around these developments without fear of having their idea replicated while the patent is active. Unfortunately, there are many times where intellectual property is copied, stolen, or otherwise infringed upon by competitors, meaning that the patent-holder will need to seek legal action against them.
Shareholder oppression is a general term for a variety of situations where the majority shareholder (or group of shareholders) act in a way that denies the majority shareholder (or shareholders) of their rights to managerial or financial benefits and decisions in a corporation. As a shareholder in a corporation, regardless of the percentage of control you have, you are legally protected from actions that are meant to harm you for the benefit of others involved in the business. There are a variety of different ways that we can work with you to seek compensation or remedy for these situations and will be happy to review your case and determine the most appropriate course of action.
Employment disputes can arise from a variety of situations that can relate back to an employment contract, expected performance, improper termination of work contracts, and more. Regardless of your issue, we will be able to help you make sense of your employment contract, your rights as an employer OR an employee, and develop a better understanding of how to move forward in your situation to get the outcome you deserve. Texas, like all states, has it’s own specific set of labor laws that lay our state guidelines for employment contracts, employee rights, hiring and employment requirements, and more. This is only a small sample of situations where a business litigation attorney will be able to help you. Whether or not your circumstances resemble any of the examples above, contact us now to learn about the next steps to take, your rights in your unique situation, and more. Working with an experienced attorney is the best way that you can maximize your chances of a positive outcome for your case.