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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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11/8/2017
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How to Prove a Breach of Contract Case in New York

What are the basic elements of a contract, and what you need to prove in the event that the contract is breached in order to win your case?

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2/2/2016
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Strange But True: Partnership Agreements Need Not Be Written

Strange as it may sound, partnerships don't inherently need to be written in order to be enforced - at least not in NY - explains Jonathan Cooper

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1/1/2016
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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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10/13/2015
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Oral Contracts for Real Estate Can Be Enforceable - Sometimes

True, failing to reduce a real estate to writing is often fatal to a claim; but not always, explains NY breach of contract lawyer Jonathan Cooper

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5/20/2015
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Email Alone Can Qualify as a Contract, Says NY Appeals Court

Recognizing how business has changed, NY's courts have allowed, in some cases, parties to prove a breach of contract claim that was only made via email

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