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breach Of Fiduciary Duty
Finding the right business lawyer is key! Holding someone accountable for breach of fiduciary duty requires significant legal skill, few firms can match the depth of business law experience and the legendary high settlements rate offered by A. Cohen Law Firm, P.C. Strongly rooted in the communities of Long Island, Westchester and New York.
To maintain a claim for breach of fiduciary duty, a plaintiff must show that he or she was owed a fiduciary duty in the first place. This is typically the case with shareholders of a corporation or where a party is in a relationship which would have violated his or her trust. For example, an executor of an estate who diverts money left by a decedent violates his fiduciary duty bound upon him by law to not steal from the remaining beneficiaries of the estate.
We recognize that a business – no matter the size – and its owners, partners and shareholders are challenged with substantially greater exposure to legal issues than any individual would on a daily basis. Whether it involves not being paid for outstanding invoices, disputes with partners, employment-related issues, understanding corporate regulations, engaging with litigious vendors, or a variety of other business litigation issues, you will need to be represented by an attorney and law firm which can not only get the work done, but will work WITH you at solving your problems. Our experience in large New York City commercial litigation law firms and representing Fortune 500 companies prepared us for meeting the challenges you face.
Contracts And Agreements
Having seen, witnessed and represented clients on various causes for breach of contract, it is imperative to have a knowledgeable business lawyer be able to draft contracts and agreements such as purchase and sale agreements, marketing-agency agreements, affiliate agreements, an operating agreement, joint ventures, and partnership agreements. A well-prepared contract or agreement can save you lots of money and future litigation aggravation.
Breach Of Contract
In almost every commercial litigation dispute, there are two sides alleging completely incongruent positions.
The essential elements of a breach of contract cause of action are:
(i) the existence of a contract
(ii) the plaintiff’s (or claimant’s) performance pursuant to the contract;
(iii) the defendant’s breach of his or her contractual obligations
(iv) and damages resulting from the breach.
Generally, a party alleging a breach of contract must demonstrate the existence of a contract reflecting the terms and conditions of their purported agreement. Furthermore, a plaintiff’s allegations must identify the provisions of the contract that were breached.
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