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In a word, No. It makes you look rational. Disputes happen. When they cannot be resolved, lawsuits happen. For better or worse, they are often a necessary part of doing business. At some point, if a dispute cannot be resolved, you have to have a third-party step in, and the best format we have derived […] The post Does negotiating in my lawsuit make me look weak? appeared first on Milwaukee Business Lawyer.…
“The biggest thing really, other than consulting with council to find out what your options are and all those types of things, is to try to solve the problem. When it comes to businesses, they’re in the business of making money, doing what it is that they do, providing the services or making the goods […] The post What should I do if my business gets sued? appeared first on Milwaukee Business Lawyer.…
Like many things in life, the answer to this is maybe. Depends on the facts. First, if both parties agree, of course you can. It takes two to tango, and it takes two to make or unmake a contract. Anything you can agree on, you can do. Second, your contract might already have a procedure […] The post Can I cancel a contract because of Covid-19 in Wisconsin? appeared first on Milwaukee Business Lawyer.…
Everyone hates lawyers. More correctly, everyone hates other people’s lawyers, and fear the bills from their own lawyers. I can’t do much to effect the former, lawyers get involved in difficult and contentious situations, and frankly, some of my brethren are jerks. (I am sure from time to time, opposing parties think of me that […] The post Dr. Strangelove, Esq. or: How to learn to stop worrying, and love [your lawyer] appeared first on…
The standard of care for engineers, and whether it has been breached comes up in all kinds of cases. We have represented clients that fabricated a part that failed and the ensuing dispute was about whether it was designed properly (engineering), fabricated properly (manufacturing), or installed properly (end user). We have also represented engineers seeking […] The post Engineering Dispute in Wisconsin appeared first on Milwaukee Business Lawyer.…
Forming an LLC or a Corporation for your business is a good idea. It shields you personally from liability and creates potential tax advantages, especially as to entitlement taxes for those opting for S-Corporation status. However, incorporation carries with it an often misunderstand effect, the company as an LLC or Corporation is an entity in […] The post What if my Business Partner is Stealing from our Company? appeared first on Milwaukee Business Lawyer.…