Category: Business

What Is a Charge of Discrimination from the EEOC?

What Is a Charge of Discrimination from the EEOC?

A charge of discrimination is a signed statement alleging that an organization engaged in employment discrimination.  It requests the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) take remedial action. In order to file a lawsuit for unlawful discrimination, most of the laws enforced by EEOC, except for the Equal Pay Act, require you first file a charge […]
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Can You Keep a Trade Secret?

Can You Keep a Trade Secret?

To meet the definition of a trade secret under Florida law, a business must establish that the specific information it seeks to protect has independent economic value and that the business made reasonable efforts under the circumstances to maintain its secrecy. Therefore, it is important for businesses to know what constitutes “reasonable efforts” under Florida […]
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Entitlement to Attorney's Fees

Entitlement to Attorney’s Fees

Can the other party be responsible for your attorney’s fees? Maybe. In Florida, attorney fees incurred during the course of litigation are only recoverable from the other party if specifically allowed by contract or statute.  Often, contracts will have a provision regarding entitlement to attorney’s fees which states that the prevailing party in any future […]
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Signs You Need a Commercial Litigation Attorney

Signs You Need a Commercial Litigation Attorney

Successfully navigating the world of law can be complicated for businesses. That’s especially true when it comes to a commercial litigation attorney. Commercial litigation covers eventualities such as fraud claims, shareholder disputes, and breaches of contract. These and other forms of commercial litigation can impact companies of all shapes and sizes. Litigation matters can also […]
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Separation or Severance Agreements

Separation or Severance Agreements

When an employee is terminated or resigns from their job, sometimes employers will present the former employee with separation or severance agreements, which specifies the terms of the employee’s separation from their employment. These agreements release legal claims that the employee may have against the employer, and, in exchange, the employee receives compensation or other […]
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How to Handle a Lawsuit

How to Handle a Lawsuit

When legal disputes arise, you may need to act fast to avoid ending up losing your case. Simply taking too long to respond or failing to follow the right steps is all it takes to ruin your chance at fighting the lawsuit against you. Fortunately, you do not have to go it alone. Read Through […]
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SCUCE

Kass Shuler, PA and firm partners Jeff Mouch, Nicole Noel and Yusuf Haidermota, along with rockstar Associate George Zamora, are catching up with colleagues and friends at the SCUCE: Southeast Credit Union Conference and Expo.   #SCUCE  
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Southeastern Credit Union Conference & Expo!

Southeastern Credit Union Conference & Expo!

Kass Shuler is looking forward to attending the Southeastern Credit Union Conference & Expo! If you are attending, we invite you to stop by Booth #414 to learn more about our law firm and enter our drawing! We look forward to meeting you, learning more about your credit union, and discussing how our firm can […]
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business divorce

What Is A Business Divorce?

Business divorce is exactly what it sounds like, it is a legal proceeding in which business partners end their business relationship. It can include some of the complexities and emotional entanglements of conventional divorce.  Each business divorce is unique and requires careful study of the relationship between the parties and clear goals for the outcome. […]
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Do I Need to Hire a Loss Mitigation Lawyer?

Do I Need to Hire a Loss Mitigation Lawyer?

If you’re receiving letters threatening foreclosure on your home, it’s time to act fast. You need to seek out the alternatives to foreclosure to avoid losing your property once and for all. Thankfully, you can get the help you need by hiring a loss mitigation lawyer. With their help, you can explore all the different […]
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