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Posted: March 7, 2017

Client Q&A: My Opponent Gets Evidence From My E-Mail? It Would Take Me Weeks to Read Through My E-mail!

My Opponent Gets Evidence From My E-mail? It Would Take Me Weeks to Read Through My E-mail! By John M. Lundin As we have discussed in a prior post, in modern complex commercial litigation, one of the biggest costs relates to discovery–the exchange of evidence between the parties. And electronic discovery is one of the biggest components of discovery–collecting e-mail...

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Posted: October 3, 2016

Client Q&A: Someone made a posting on a website that is not just untrue, it also is hurting my business. Is there anything I can do?

Someone made a posting on a website that is not just untrue, it also is hurting my business. Is there anything I can do? By John M. Lundin As the internet has grown, so, too, has the problem of people writing things that are false about businesses or other people. Most of us know to take some of the things...

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Posted: June 27, 2016

Client Q&A: A Competitor Is Cheating The Government, Which Hurts Me And Taxpayers Too. What Can I Do?

A Competitor Is Cheating The Government, Which Hurts Me And Taxpayers Too. What Can I Do? By Niall D. O’Murchadha If you discover that someone—perhaps your employer or a competitor—is cheating the federal government, there are several things you can do. One option is provided by a statute called the False Claims Act (“FCA”). If you become aware of fraud...

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Posted: June 2, 2016

Client Q&A: I Bought a Business and the Seller’s Representations Have Turned Out to be False

My company acquired another company. The seller made representations regarding the company’s finances that turned out not to be true. What can we do? By John M. Lundin Something that is litigated with surprising frequency is the situation where the seller of a company makes representations regarding something–typically the financial condition and assets of the company–and, after the sale, those...

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Posted: May 17, 2016

Client Q&A: The Person Who Cheated Me Just Filed For Bankruptcy. Is This Legal? What Can I Do?

The Person Who Cheated Me Just Filed For Bankruptcy. Is This Legal? What Can I Do? By Niall D. O’Murchadha Nothing adds insult to injury like getting the news that someone who cheated you in a business transaction, or otherwise did you wrong, has filed for bankruptcy in order to get out of paying you your money back. The Automatic...

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