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Most business owners agree that avoiding lawsuits can save your business a lot of money, time, and unnecessary stress. However, commercial lawsuits and business disputes are unavoidable at times. Whenever you want to settle a business dispute or file a business lawsuit, it is important that you consult with a commercial litigation attorney.

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If you are one of the 3.9 million small businesses in the State of California employing nearly seven million individuals, you know that running a business is no easy task. You also know that this can sometimes be made even more complicated by having fierce competitors in the same industry, especially when they voluntarily try to interfere in your business.

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When you think of a “whistleblower,” — someone that reports illegal or unethical behavior of an employee or institution — you may think of internal employees who witnessed and reported those behaviors within their own firm. Another form of whistleblowing includes those who work for the firm that is competing with the company in question.

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Many businesses will come in contact with a piece of their competitor’s advertising, only to discover it is filled with misinformation. Those businesses want to take advantage of their competitors’ wrongdoing by filing a lawsuit against them. Irvine, California Attorney William B. Hanley can answer your questions.

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Whether you have hired a contractor to build the structure from the foundation or are in need of a few small refurbishments, it is reasonable to expect the contractors to do their job correctly and efficiently, however, this isn’t always the case.

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If you’re a business owner in Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego county, you need to know how and why trade secrets and patents differ from each other. If you’re not sure, trade secrets attorney William B. Hanley of Irvine, California has the information you need.

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Business litigation attorney William B. Hanley in Irvine, California has over four decades of experience working for clients involved with business torts. He’s represented countless plaintiffs and defendants alike in their cases in pursuit of the most favorable result possible.

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The California Civil Code includes sections on construction law, including construction defects which may occur in the development and construction of homes and buildings. But what are considered construction defects? If a construction defect is found in a home or a place of business, can the builder be sued? These are some of the questions that attorney William B. Hanley, ...

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Keeping California’s environment clean and safe is a feat that we should all strive to accomplish. To help people, and especially businesses, achieve that, laws have been put into place to protect air and water resources and some land as well. If you are running a business, you need to be aware of the state and federal environmental laws that ...

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Business partnerships come to an end for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the conclusion of a partnership comes naturally after a project or goal has been fulfilled, for example. But other times, the ending and dissolution of a business is more complicated. Such can be true when partners disagree on operations and goals, when it’s decided that a partnership is ...

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