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Scenario: You sued someone and won! Congratulations! Now, how do you get your money? It is more than likely that the opposing party is not going to just hand over the money, otherwise there would not have been a suit in the first place. The judicial system has accounted for this by allowing prevailing parties … Read more

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When you contact a Florida civil litigation attorney for a Federal or Florida civil lawsuit, it is important to gather all of the information you have regarding the matter first. This information should include any and all contracts, emails, other correspondence, and any other documents that demonstrate your claim(s). Having all the information up front … Read more

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A contract is an agreement between two or more parties that is intended to be enforceable by law. When one of the parties does not perform their obligations under the contact, then a breach of contract occurs. In order for a breach of contract in Florida to exist, the following must be true: -          There … Read more

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Negligence in Florida

Posted on June 26, 2013 by Boyer Law Firm, P.L.

Negligence law was originally created in response to the Industrial Revolution when railroads, factories, machinery, and new technology increased injuries to people and caused harm to their property. Negligence in Florida is a failure to use reasonable care, with harm to another party occurring as a result. For example, if John pulls the trigger on … Read more

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Defamation can be a criminal or civil offense. It is a false statement that harms another persons’ reputation by decreasing the respect, regard or confidence in which the person is held. Disparaging or hostile opinions are also considered defamation. According to Florida law, there are two different types of defamation: libel and slander. Libel refers … Read more

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When you register a trademark or service mark, the first thing to decide is if you should register the mark with the Florida State Government, Federal Government, or both. A Florida trademark attorney can assist you in making this decision as well as assist you in applying for the mark. Although you can establish your … Read more

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Throughout the state of Florida, filing court document and official records through the new Florida e-filing system is becoming the new norm, and Boyer Law Firm is on the bandwagon! “The beauty of electronic filing is that attorneys can file documents 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year,” said … Read more

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Contracts and Minors

Posted on April 16, 2013 by Boyer Law Firm, P.L.

The law gives minors the ability to void the contracts based solely on their age, even if they misrepresented their age to the other party. In order to void the contract, the minor must still be under the age of 18. Once the individual is no longer a minor, the contract is ratified, becomes legally … Read more

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In 2008, St. Joseph’s London hospital was named one of the top 100 cardiac hospitals in the country by Thompson Reuters, but that reputation has quickly taken a turn for the worse. Nearly 400 people are suing St. Joseph’s London hospital in Kentucky, and 11 of their cardiologists, claiming the hospital conspired to perform unnecessary … Read more

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Business piracy is the unauthorized use of intellectual property owned by a business. Business piracy is stealing. Theft of intellectual property costs businesses in Florida and throughout the United States billions of dollars per year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). On their website they state that intellectual property theft is the top … Read more

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