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The Most Important Elements in a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim

By King & Jones LLC |

When a person owes a fiduciary duty to another person or entity, they have the responsibility to act in the best interest of the other party. A fiduciary duty is the highest standard of care you can ensure to another person. Oftentimes, fiduciary duties are designed to benefit person or entity that is dependent… Read More »

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Breach of Contract During the Pandemic: Common Defenses and What To Do Next

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COVID-19 has brought a plethora of changes that has transformed the way we live our everyday lives. As COVID-19 continues to worsen, health and government officials are finding the need to close down businesses and implement strict opening measures. Due these safety precautions, business owners are finding it increasingly difficult to meet their contractual… Read More »

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Everything You Need To Know About Legal Malpractice

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When you invest money into a lawyer to help defend your case, you have the right to receive high-quality assistance. This is because hiring an attorney can be a costly decision, and it’s one that requires both immense commitment and trust. However, despite being paid to perform their duties, sometimes attorneys can violate their… Read More »

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Most Common Causes For Legal Malpractice Claims

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Before a person can become a lawyer, they must undergo an extensive academic process that includes at least 7 years of schooling and countless examinations. The undertaking is certainly rigorous, and it takes a great amount of brain power to persevere through the entire process. Though many aspiring lawyers give up before completing their… Read More »

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Why Force Majeure Clauses Matter During the Pandemic

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“Force majeure” is French for “superior force,” and a force majeure clause has to do with just that. In the case of a force majeure clause, a party may be relieved of their contractual obligations based on the presence of circumstances beyond their control. Examples of these circumstances may include natural disasters or acts… Read More »

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Can You Still Get Coverage After a Denied Claim?

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An insurance contract is a contract where you pay money to an insurance company in exchange for reimbursement or protection from losses. Those losses can include financial losses stemming from auto accidents, injuries, damages to your home, or costly healthcare bills. Many insurance companies can provide insurance policies at affordable prices by pooling their… Read More »

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How Breach of Fiduciary Duty Impacts Shareholder Disputes

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When there are multiple owners of a company, shareholder disputes are more likely to happen. The smaller the company, the more likely disputes are to happen, especially if multiple owners are responsible for managing business affairs. When disputes between owners happen, though, it can have devastating effects on the businesses and shareholders. What rights… Read More »

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Statute of Limitations for Legal Malpractice Claims

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When most people seek legal counsel, there is a certain expectation that their lawyer will act with the best interests of their client in mind. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always play out in reality. In most cases, the client has the final say on whatever issue or legal matter the lawyer is helping them with…. Read More »

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Four Common Legal Malpractice Claims to Avoid

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Few things are as annoying as when a professional fails to do their job properly, especially when it’s your lawyer. There is a term for when lawyers fail to do their job: legal malpractice. Legal malpractice is the term used to describe when a lawyer is negligent or causes harm to their client via… Read More »

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Top Three Malpractice Claims

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There are a host of reasons why an attorney may be accused of legal malpractice, including professional negligence, breaching fiduciary duty, and fraud. These malpractice claims arise when one fails to offer their legal services or counsel in a professional manner, or when their actions involve statutory or ethical violations that cause harm to… Read More »

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