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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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1/7/2016
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Why Making Repeated Dismissal Motions in NY is a Bad Idea

Making multiple motions for summary judgment is usually a very bad idea, explains New York business litigation attorney Jonathan Cooper

Category: Business Litigation

1/5/2016
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Why a NY Court Won't Enjoin a Defendant from Defaming You

There's a reason why it's almost impossible to get an injunction barring a defendant from defaming you in New York, explains Jonathan Cooper

Category: Business Litigation

1/5/2016
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Principles v. Pragmatism: How Trial Can Be Bad for You

It's scary how some people get angry, lose all focus, and refuse to settle their cases - no matter how bad an economic decision that may be for them

Category: Business Litigation

1/1/2016
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NY Court:Trial Not Needed to Find Employee's Contract Was Breached

Long Island & Brooklyn, NY breach of employment contract lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a case where a court found employment breached as a matter of law.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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No Tortious Interference Without Breach of Contract, Says NY Court

Long Island, NY breach of contract attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision by a NY Federal court dismissing a tortious interference claim.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Avoiding the Rush to Judgment in a Breach of Contract Case

Long Island, NY breach of contract lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses why it's important to avoid rushing to judgment in a breach of contract case.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Brooklyn Paper Sues Reporter to Enforce Non-Compete Agreement

Long Island & Brooklyn, New York non-compete agreement attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a reporter was sued by his old employer.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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NY Trial Court Holds Non-Compete Clause Unenforceable

Long Island, NY non-compete & business litigation attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a NY court held invalid a non-compete agreement.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Why Some With a Breach of Fiduciary Duty by a NY Co. Can't Be Helped

Long Island, NY breach of fiduciary duty attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses why some people, who do not provide sufficient information, cannot be helped.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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At Risk of Stating the Obvious, NY Court Gives Contract Plain Meaning

Long Island, NY breach of contract attorney Jonathan Cooper explains why a NY Court refused an elevator maintenance company's attempt to overreach on a contract

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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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.

Category: General

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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

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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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.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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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.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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One Way to Avoid a Breach of Contract Lawsuit in New York

Sometimes, an ounce of prevention goes a long way - particularly in the legal realm. Long Island, NY breach of contract attorney Jonathan Cooper explains.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Why Former Employers May Sue Over Non-Competes - Even Unenforceable Ones

Long Island, NY non-compete litigation attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses why former employers may sue over Non-Competes - even unenforceable ones.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Why this Breach of (Unsigned) Contract Claim Would Likely Win in NY

Long Island, New York breach of contract attorney Jonathan Cooper explains why this breach of an unsigned contract claim would likely succeed in NY.

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1/1/2016
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NY Federal Court Highlights the Difficulty in Piercing the Corporate Veil

In a decision that was handed down last week, a Federal Court highlights the difficulty in piercing the corporate veil. NY business litigation lawyer Jonathan C

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Finding Lack of NY Nexus, Court Dismisses Breach of Non-Compete Claim

Finding Lack of NY Nexus, Court Dismisses Breach of Non-Compete Claim

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Why One NY Court Declined to Modify an Overbroad Non-Compete

Why One New York Court Declined to Modify an Overbroad Non-Compete

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Why One Broker's Claim for Commissions Based on "Custom" Failed in NY

Although it should be evident, not every claim on the "tail" of a placement is sustainable in NY, explains breach of contract lawyer Jonathan Cooper.

Category: General

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1/1/2016
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Why a Nassau Court Forced a Seller to Return a Buyer's Downpayment

There are circumstances where a NY court will compel a seller to return a purchaser's deposit. Nassau County, NY breach of contract lawyer Jonathan Cooper expla

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1/1/2016
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One Way a Principal Can Be Liable in NY - Without Piercing the Veil

Long Island, NY breach of contract attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses one way a that a principal can be Liable under NY law - even without piercing the veil.

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1/1/2016
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Macy's Sues Martha Stewart Living in NY for Breach of Contract

New York breach of contract attorney Jonathan Cooper explains why breach of contract claims are not limited to "small fry;" it happens to big companies too.

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1/1/2016
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What a Typical Non-Complete Agreement Looks Like in New York

If you’re worried about being trapped by a non-compete agreement, find a New York business lawyer who can help you move on.

Category: General

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