When it comes to breach of contract disputes that arise between health systems and doctors, many unnecessary courtroom battles have been fought over a sheer misunderstanding of the contract terms.
When natural disasters occur, as unfortunate as it is, some entrepreneurs have one thing on their mind: how to make money off of them -- and Florida has its share of disasters. Hurricanes or stormy weather is common at certain times of the year when you live in a coastal-peninsula state.
In this startup society we live in, it's commonplace for a job offer to come with strings attached. Now more than ever, employers are having their workers sign either a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) or noncompete clause (NCC) or both as a way of protecting their interests.
No one is an island, and it takes teamwork and cooperation to get the greatest projects done. With the continuing construction boom in Florida involving skyscrapers in Miami and thousands of new housing units across the northern part of the state, good understanding between owners, contractors and workers has never been more important.
Anyone who has bought, sold or leased a property knows the importance of having a contract. Contracts are legal document that affirm important choices for the purchasers and the sellers. They legitimize the event for all parties and also for the state.
There are many physicians currently working in Melbourne, Florida, and many more who would like to be. When they work for a clinic that they do not own, they typically sign a contract, and that contract may include a non-compete clause. This will affect the work that the physician can do when they leave the clinic, either to work for a different clinic or to start their own independent practice. If they violate the terms of the noncompete clause, they can be sued for breach of contract.
There is no question that contracts hold an important place in business dealings between different entities. Having a solid contract in place can help parties avoid disputes altogether or provide a foundation upon which to resolve them. Unfortunately, when one or more parties breach a contract, it muddies the water for everyone.
Throughout Melbourne, Florida, companies have noncompetition agreements in place with employees. Generally speaking, companies like the agreements, which keep employees from taking the experience, skills and knowledge gained at their company and taking it to a different one. Employees tend to dislike the agreements because they would prefer to be able to take their skills to a different employer at will if doing so would result in more money, benefits, opportunities and respect. If there is a noncompetition agreement in place and an employee breaks it, they can be sued for breach of contract.
Throughout Melbourne, Florida, people arrange to have pools built on their property. After all, Florida is famous for its warm weather, and it can be very pleasant to cool off from that weather with a refreshing swim in one's own backyard. Of course, that requires securing a builder who knows what they're doing, does a good job and fulfills the terms of the contract that you have with them. If they fail to, you can file suit for breach of contract.
Elder care is a serious social and economic issue for Florida, with its high population of seniors requiring medical care. Protections for patients of Medicare, the U.S. federal plan for senior health care, may have seen their costs increase over the last five years, and a new class-action lawsuit seeks to rectify the problem.