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New York Noncompete, Trade Secret & School Negligence Blog

This blog by the six-time published author Jonathan Cooper, is intended to educate the general public about issues of interest, particularly innovations and changes in the law, in the areas of non-compete agreements, breach of contract matters, school negligence (and/or negligent supervision), construction accidentsslip and/or trip and fall accidentsauto accidents, and, of course, defective or dangerous products

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3/8/2016
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How NY's High Court Made It Easier to Prove/Win Fraud Claims

A few years back, NY's Court of Appeals went out of its way to allow a fraud claim to proceed, opening the door for other, similar claims, says Jonathan Cooper

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1/1/2016
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Why Fraudulent Concealment Claims Are So Tough to Win in NY

Under New York law, when a seller hides information that is critical to the buyer's decision to invest or not to invest, it's fraudulent concealment.

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1/1/2016
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How to Prove a Negligent Misrepresentation Claim Under NY Law

Negligent misrepresentation is distinct from fraud, with its own elements and required proof Unlike its cousin, the Category: Keyword Search: fraud

11/30/2015
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Think Altering Your Documents is No Biggie? Think Again.

A few years back, a NY attorney learned - the hard way - some of the really bad stuff that happens when you're caught altering documents, explains Jonathan Cooper

Category: Keyword Search: fraud

10/22/2015
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When a Fiduciary Breaches a Non-Compete - and Lies About It

Reading the sordid facts of this case, it's no wonder plaintiff won this breach of non-competition agreement and fraudulent inducement/concealment case

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9/21/2015
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Don't Need No Stinkin' Facts: How Fraud Claims Can Survive

There is a rare exception to the requirement that you must show your hand in a business fraud case, explains NY business litigation lawyer Jonathan Cooper

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9/3/2015
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How Bad Behavior in Fiduciary Breach Case Ended in Disaster

This is Exhibit A in how a client's truly awful behavior in a breach fiduciary duty and fraud case can lead to disaster, explains Jonathan Cooper.

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8/26/2015
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Deposition Goes Totally Off the Rails in a NY Fraud Case

Yes, lawyers are sometimes surprised, even shocked, at what comes out of their clients' mouths at a deposition, explains Jonathan Cooper

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