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William B. Hanley

Common Causes of Construction Litigation

Construction litigation occurs when a construction company and a client involved in a project cannot resolve a dispute. Unfortunately, these types of cases are common and often involve a breach of contract, fraud, recklessness, negligence, or failure to deliver agreed-upon services or products.

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William B. Hanley

What Happens if a Trademark is Infringed?

Trademark infringement in California is the unauthorized use of a trademark to sell products/services or to promote a company. Infringement causes deception or confusion about the source of the services or the goods that a company provides.

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William B. Hanley

What You Need to Know about Trade Secret Litigation

If you believe that your trade secret was stolen or used without permission, you may have unanswered questions. Attorney William B. Hanley, an experienced business litigation attorney, wants to enlighten you about trade secret litigation and answer all your numerous questions.

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William B. Hanley

How to Defend Against a Securities Fraud Claim

The penalties for a securities fraud conviction can include jail time, fines, loss of professional license, and a tarnished reputation. Individuals who are charged and convicted of securities fraud rarely recover.

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William B. Hanley

Do I Have a Commercial Lawsuit?

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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William B. Hanley

Competitor Interference Lawsuits in California

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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William B. Hanley

Can Competitors Blow the Whistle on Fraud?

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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William B. Hanley

Suing a Competitor for False Advertising

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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William B. Hanley

Suing Your Contactor

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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