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 accidents, slip and/or trip and fall accidents, auto accidents, and, of course, defective or dangerous products.
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- To Compete or Not to Compete: The Definitive Insider's Guide to Non-Compete Agreements Under New York Law
- When Schools Fail to Protect Our Kids
- When You Don't Have a Written Agreement
- Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim
- Why Are There So Few Successful Defective Products Lawsuits?
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No Closing, No Broker's Fee, Says Manhattan Court When the buyer backed out of the purchase of a condominium unit, the broker had to refund the advance he took against his commission, said a NY trial court.
Why Real Estate Developer Can Recover Reliance Damages in NY Where a developer of land breaches a real estate development contract and doesn't close, the seller can recover his reliance damages, explains Jonathan Cooper
How Exaggerating a Mechanic's Lien Can Come Back to Bite You A decision from New York's Appellate Division sent a clear reminder how exaggerating a mechanic's lien can come back to bite you, explains Jonathan Cooper
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
In a NY Breach of Contract Case, When Does Interest Start to Run? Though not commonly known, there many cases in which you can recover interest from a defendant in New York, explains litigation attorney Jonathan Cooper
NY Property Seller's Damages When the Buyer Backs Out If a buyer backs out of your real estate deal, you aren't limited to recovery of the downpayment, explains L.I,, NY breach of contract lawyer Jonathan Cooper