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The basics of a confidentiality agreement

Employers in Nevada who do not want employees to share certain information with others should consider making them sign a confidentiality agreement. It will be worded differently for each situation, but this agreement basically lays out conditions that employees must comply with as a part of their employment.

Why consider the ICDR’s international dispute resolution clause?

You may be aware of many of the Nevada and United States laws regarding business contracts. However, when you and a foreign company draft a business contract, the potential for issues arising from the other legal system could be problematic. According to the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, to prevent a dispute from landing you in court in another country, you should consider the benefits of an arbitration clause.

What remedies can you seek in a breach of contract case?

When you negotiated the terms of your business contract in Nevada, you probably had specific reasons for compromising on some areas, and holding firm on others. If any of those portions of the legal agreement were not upheld by the other party, it may have hurt your company in a number of ways. According to the University of Nevada Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, there are several different types of remedies that you may be entitled to in order to correct the damages the breach caused you.

When geography affects your Las Vegas noncompete agreement

It may be inevitable that you entrust your business secrets to employees who work at your Las Vegas company. However, it does not follow that you are at their mercy if they decide to leave. We at the Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd., have advised and assisted many employers who want to use employment contracts to protect their business.

Specialty courts for complex litigation in Nevada

As most entrepreneurs and business owners would probably agree, the amount of knowledge needed to successfully manage a company of any size in Nevada can be vast. The legal information necessary for drafting contracts alone leads many to keep an attorney on retainer for the company. With so much need for specialization, The Pew Charitable Trusts points out that many states have determined that it makes sense for them to create courts solely for hearing complex litigation cases.

The basics of products liability

When you create a product in Nevada, you have a responsibility to make sure that it is safe. However, you may not be able to predict ways that consumers may interact with it, and all the ways in which an accident may happen. The team at the Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd., has provided advice to many companies facing products liability litigation.

When complex litigation requires expert testimony

If a company in Nevada is facing complex litigation, convincing the judge and jury that the other party is in the wrong may require explanations of how the facts apply to the case. Frequently, a lay person may not have the knowledge to grasp anything about the technical aspects of the matters in question. According to Cornell University Law School’s Legal Information Institute, companies often rely on expert witnesses to provide the specialized information.

Multidistrict litigation: The basics

When a company faces a complex civil action lawsuit in Las Vegas, the outcome could ultimately lead to the success or failure of the business. If there is more than one action, and they occur across multiple districts, the circumstances could lead to a transfer of all the cases to a single district so that the evidence may be consolidated and heard all at once. According to Cornell University Law School’s Legal Information Institute, this has the potential to happen if the disputes share at least one fact, and they require a jury to resolve.

Factors that may affect your homeowners insurance premiums

From natural disasters to theft, fires and other damage to your property, the risk of losing your personal belongings or your home in Las Vegas is a real threat. This is where homeowners insurance comes in, and purchasing this type of policy is something that you should take seriously. We at the Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd., have advised many homeowners on the finer points of insurance coverage.

When a Yelp review is libel

Providing a service to the public in Las Vegas always comes with a risk, since it is impossible to please everyone. Consumers often have the customer-is-always-right mentality, so if they are not completely satisfied by the service they paid for, some may become demanding and unreasonable. Forbes points out that if even just one of these people reports the perceived issue on a review website such as Yelp, it could cause as much as a 70 percent drop in profits—a potentially disastrous effect on a company’s bottom line.

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