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Vandeventer Black LLP: Ending Lawsuits
Posted on 24 Feb 2012 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By Ned Nicholas Hundreds of thousands of lawsuits are filed in the United States every year. The bulk of these are routine collection matters, so it is not surprising that relatively few of these cases end with a trial. But thousands of hotly-contested... Read More

Vandeventer Black LLP: Just Sign Here: Try To Get Contract Terms in Writing
Posted on 14 Aug 2014 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By James W. Walker Have you ever performed work for a client without getting the client’s signature on a contract? If a problem later surfaced, could you enforce its terms? In many states, the answer is a resounding …maybe. Signed contracts... Read More

Vandeventer Black LLP: U.S. Supreme Court Establishes Enforceability Of Forum-Selection Clauses
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By James Rixey In a recent decision, the U.S. Supreme Court established that contractual forum-selection clauses deserve near absolute deference and should be enforced in all but the most exceptional cases when deciding transfer of venue under 28 U... Read More