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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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1/1/2016
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Poetic Justice? One NY Lawyer Sues Another for Breach of Contract

Not that this should come as any surprise, but New York lawyers are not immune from breach of contract lawsuits. NY business litigation lawyer explains

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Ex-Associate Waived Breach of Employment Contract Claim, Says NY Firm

One NY firm is asserting that its ex-associate waived his right to bring a wrongful termination claim. NY breach of contract attorney Jonathan Cooper explains.

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Why a NY Unemployment Board Finding Has No Bearing on a Lawsuit

Learn why a NY Unemployment Board's finding has no bearing on a subsequent lawsuit under NY law from Long Island, New York non-compete attorney Jonathan Cooper.

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How Some NY Non-Solicitation Agreements Go Too Far

Some non-solicitation agreements are legitimate - and will be upheld by NY's courts; others won't. This article discusses the differences between the two.

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Did Someone Breach your New York Oral Contract? You May Have a Claim

You may be able to recover for breach of contract even without a written agreement. View here for more from a New York breach of contract lawyer.

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NY Financial Advisers and Their Clients: Does a Fiduciary Duty Exist?

Financial advisers may owe a fiduciary duty to their clients. View this page for more from a New York breach of fiduciary duty lawyer.

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Oral Contracts Can Be Binding in New York: Just Ask Shakira!

Pop star Shakira has been sued in New York for breach of an oral contract. View here for more about oral agreements from a New York business litigation lawyer.

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Supreme Court Rebukes State Court for Disregarding Arbitration Clause

In a brief, but stinging, opinion the US Supreme Court sent back a case to a State Supreme Court after the State court refused to apply properly the FAA.

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Why Cheryl Cole's Breach of Contract Claim Against X-Factor Will Fail

Earlier today, it was reported that Cheryl Cole has sued the X-Factor for breach of contract. Long Island, NY breach of contract lawyer explains why she'll lose.

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Liquidated Damages: Limits Your Recovery for NY Breach of Contract?

Can a liquidated damages clause limit your recovery? Possibly, yes. View here for more about liquidated damages from a New York business litigation lawyer.

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Why Ignoring an Inflated Bill is a Particularly Bad Idea in NY

If you've ever gotten an inflated bill (that's right, all of us), a recent decision by one of NY's trial courts reminds us why ignoring it is a terrible idea.

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5 Questions to Consider in a Breach of a New York Non-Compete

Non-compete agreements may be enforced against key employees leaving to work for a competitor. View here for more from a New York non-compete lawyer.

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Instagram: A Study in Anticipatory Breach of Contract in New York

Instagram user files suit in anticipation of the company’s breach of its former terms of service. View here for more from a New York business litigation lawyer.

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Ann Curry: NBC Is Guilty of Breach of Contract After Today Show Firing

News anchor Ann Curry alleges NBC breached her contract when it demoted her from the Today Show. View here for more from a New York breach of contract attorney.

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NY Court: You Can't Avoid Non-Compete By Racing to Court in Another State

It is rare indeed that a New York court will actively refuse to allow a party to avail themselves of the defenses afforded by the courts of a different state.

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Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite: Filing a Breach of Contract Claim in NY

You may be able to bring a breach of contract claim in New York against a multistate company. View here for more from a New York breach of contract attorney.

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Hurdles of Winning a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in New York

Bringing a breach of fiduciary duty claim requires the assistance of a legal professional. View here for more from a New York breach of fiduciary duty attorney.

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Looking for the Paradigm of a Breach of Non-Compete Clause Case? Here it is.

If you were wondering about a real-life example of a Breach of Non-Compete Clause case, wonder no longer. Here it is, explains Long Island, NY attorney.

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Could Lance Armstrong Be on the Hook for Breach of Contract?

Contracts between athletes and companies can be legally binding and enforceable. View here for more from a New York breach of contract attorney.

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New York Insurance Brokers Aren't Going to Like This Decision

A recent decision by one of NY's appellate courts is sure to rankle insurance brokers, allowing a claim that the broker failed to procure adequate insurance

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Tortious Interference in New York: Stealing Musicians Can Get You Sued

A company accused former employees of tortious interference with a contract over music clients. View here for more from a New York business litigation attorney.

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Applicable Contracts to a New York Tortious Interference Claim

Certain types of contracts are applicable to New York tortious interference claims. View here for more from a New York business litigation attorney.

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A-Rod and the Yankees: Claiming Breach if You Violated the Agreement

If you don’t uphold your end of a bargain, you may be unable to claim breach of contract. View here for more from a New York business litigation lawyer.

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Fiduciary Duty and a Hospital/Patient Relationship: 5 Considerations

Does a hospital owe a fiduciary duty to its patients with regard to their personal information? View here for more from a New York business litigation lawyer.

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How Much Must You Pay an Employee Not to Compete Post-Termination?

Is there a set amount of money that you need to pay an employee not to compete after his employment has ended? Long Island, NY noncompete lawyer explains.

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