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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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Oral Modification of Employment Contract Valid, Court Holds

A NY trial court recently held that despite a "no oral modification clause" in her contract, the parties' course of conduct effectively modified it anyway

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How a NY Contractor Was Bilked Out of Fees for "Extra Work"

This case is an object lesson in what can happen when you fail to memorialize your change work orders in writing, explains Jonathan Cooper

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No Written Agreement? No Problem, Says NY Court

Just because your agreement wasn't reduced to writing doesn't necessarily mean that you don't have to pay for services received, says Jonathan Cooper

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When An Oral Agreement Is Perfectly Valid Under New York Law

One of the most common - and potent - defenses to a breach of contract case is that the agreement was never reduced to writing; but there are exceptions

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