Invoking Force Majeure for Event Contracts During a Pandemic

Invoking Force Majeure for Event Contracts During a Pandemic

By Attorney Thomas F. Gallagher, Esq. Managing Partner GALLAGHER KRICH APC   “Force Majeure” occurs when an emergency that is unforeseeable at the time of the contract makes the performance of the contract objectively impossible.  Sometimes, a contract contains...
California and non-compete agreements in Hiring Process

California and non-compete agreements in Hiring Process

Bad news for businesses hiring: the non-compete agreements you sign with your new employees are void in California, regardless of whether they are reasonable.   As an employer in California, you can be held liable for firing or refusing to hire an employee who...
When you could be liable for your employees’ driving habits

When you could be liable for your employees’ driving habits

Did you know that your business could be responsible for an accident caused by one of your employees distracted by a phone while driving for job duties? You might already have some traveling policies in place, but check if these also address the driving habits of your...
How To Prepare For A Lawsuit

How To Prepare For A Lawsuit

Disputes can and do arise when you expect less. If it is you or your business being sued, or you need to start a lawsuit, winning the cause starts with thorough preparation. There are certain procedures and resources you can use in order to gain control and...