Category Archives: Commercial Litigation

The Attorney-Client Privilege in New Jersey Business Litigation

New Jersey Business Litigation Attorney-Client Privilege The attorney-client privilege in New Jersey business litigation encourages clients to inform their attorneys with honest and comprehensive information. An attorney cannot get the best result for a client if the client is not completely candid. During business litigation, a client cannot be compelled to disclose communication protected by …Read More »

Preparing for Commercial Lawsuit Depositions

Commercial Lawsuit Depositions As one of the most fruitful discovery tools, depositions in a commercial lawsuit require a great deal of planning. A deposition is out-of-court testimony, under oath, from a party to the dispute or a third party who is a witness to the dispute.  Deposition testimony is recorded and can be used later …Read More »

Arbitrating a Contract Dispute

  Parties to a contract may prefer to include an arbitration clause in their agreement or decide to draft an arbitration agreement as an addendum to their contract.  Arbitration is an alternative to litigating in court and is used primarily to resolve business disputes. For example, employers are trending towards using arbitration provisions in employment …Read More »

THE EIGHT PHASES OF A COMMERCIAL LAWSUIT

If you are about to become a litigant in a commercial lawsuit, you may be wondering what to anticipate as your cases progresses.  A commercial lawsuit may pass through up to eight phases: pre-filing strategy; pleadings; discovery; summary judgment; pre-trial conference; trial; post-trial motions; and appeal. However, the vast majority of suits are settled or …Read More »

Common Defenses and Breach of Contract Cases

  Defenses Used in Breach of Contract Cases If you find yourself a named defendant in a breach of contract lawsuit, your first step should be a consultation with a Parsippany breach of contract attorney to determine what your best defenses are. Contesting the Facts Your attorney will need to know the factual background that …Read More »

Your Obligation to Preserve Evidence When a Lawsuit Is Looming

  If your business dispute seems headed to litigation, you need to take immediate steps to ensure that relevant evidence is preserved.  Having the right staff to back you up may help your case. Make sure to consult Parsippany Commercial Litigation professionals prior to your case. The obligation to preserve evidence applies to both plaintiffs …Read More »

BREACH OF CONTRACT BASICS: PROOF; DEFENSES; AND DAMAGES

One of the most common reasons that people and businesses become involved in lawsuits is due to an alleged breach of contract. The contract could be for goods, services, real estate, or employment, to name just a few of the most common subjects. The New Jersey breach of contract lawyers at Snellings Law LLC are …Read More »

Collection Lawyer in New Jersey Discusses Foreign Judgment Docketing

If you are trying to collect a judgment, a collection lawyer in New Jersey may be able to help facilitate the process. A law firm that deals extensively in judgment collection may have the expertise you need to pursue your assets from difficult debtors. The domestication process is often difficult to navigate alone, but once …Read More »

Our New Jersey Collection Lawyers Can Assist in Recovering Unpaid Debts

Your New Jersey collection lawyers will know how to proceed when you are trying to recover unpaid debts. A Collection Attorney NJ Will Assist You in Pursuing Payment It is not uncommon for businesses to have trouble collecting debts from customers, patients or clients. Some businesses simply give up and chalk the failure to pay …Read More »

What Is a Breach of Contract and the Time Limit for Bringing a Lawsuit?

Contracts form the backbone of daily business operations. However, breaches of contract can occur because of ambiguity in the contract’s language, a failure to deliver or pay for goods and delays that violate contract agreements. Working with an experienced lawyer to handle contract breaches is often necessary to protect a company’s bottom line. When your …Read More »

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