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Legal Options For Contract Fullfillment Failure Due To COVID-19

During this Corona virus pandemic, we’ve received questions from people about how the pandemic affects their contractual obligations.  There’s been a considerable amount of disruption worldwide that can interfere with people’s ability to perform their contracts. Typical problems raised by the Corona virus include business shutdowns, safe distance, social distancing guidelines that prevent certain kinds of […]
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What To Do If An Employee Becomes Competition

Today I want to talk about a scenario that is on the mind of a lot of business owner clients of mine. The situation or question is what happens if I have a key employee who leaves the company and goes into competition with me using all of my tools, tricks, and knowledge against me? […]
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Why You Should Have A Partner Agreement

I’m Jerry Carter with the Sierra Crest Business Law Group. And today, I’m talking about legal disputes between business partners. Some business partners ask the question of how they can anticipate and resolve legal disputes with a business partner before they ever happen? That’s a great question because it shows that you’re taking control. The […]
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Nevada Business Partner Disputes

At Sierra Crest Business Law Group, we guide small business owners over rocky legal terrain so they can protect and grow their companies. What I want to talk about today are some questions we get from business owners who have partners. These are business owners who think they may have a problem with their partnership […]

Washoe County Business Court Enters Preliminary Injunction

By Jerry Carter. A Washoe County Business Court Judge recently entered an Order on Application Granting Preliminary Injunction. The plaintiff mining company built a power plant at a cost of more than a half a billion dollars. The mining company contended that if the defendant power company installed series compensation equipment at a neighboring substation, the […]

Washoe County Business Court Determines that a Contract’s Mandatory Arbitration Clause Does Not Preclude a Lawsuit Seeking a Preliminary Injunction

By Jerry Carter. The Washoe County Business Court entered an Order Denying Motion to Dismiss a lawsuit involving a contract requiring mandatory arbitration. A mining company with operations in Nevada filed suit against an electrical utility company. The mining company also sought a preliminary injunction. Both parties agreed that their dispute is governed by an Interconnection Agreement […]

Washoe County Business Court Dismisses Complaint by Check Fraud Defendant Against Bank That Allegedly Divulged Confidential Information

By Jerry Carter.  The Washoe County Business Court entered a January 17, 2013 Order dismissing a third-party complaint brought by check fraud defendants.  Earlier in the case, in an August 23, 2012 Summary Judgment Order, the Business Court found that there was no genuine dispute that Defendant Davis received a check from A4 Diamond (“A4”) […]

Nevada Supreme Court Narrowly Construes Indemnity Clause in Subcontractor Agreement

By Jerry Carter.  The Nevada Supreme Court recently decided a significant contract case against a general contractor that sought indemnity from its subcontractor.  The case is United Rentals Highway Technologies, Inc. v. Wells Cargo, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 59 (December 6, 2012) (“United Rentals“). A general contractor, Wells Cargo, Inc. (“Wells Cargo”), hired United […]

Nevada Supreme Court Affirms Judgment That Subcontractor Failed to Establish Express or Implied Contract

By Jerry Carter.  The Nevada Supreme Court recently decided a significant contract case against a subcontractor who refused to sign the written subcontract agreement and failed to deliver any work that could be used by the general contractor.  The case is Certified Fire Protection, Inc. v. Precision Construction, Inc., 126 Nev. Adv. Op. 35 (August […]

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