The Silicon Beach Law Firm
Google, Facebook, Youtube, Snapchat, Hulu, Riot Games, Amazon, Sony, and Apple, some of the biggest names in tech and entertainment, share with us at the Boesch Law Group their thriving presence in Silicon Beach. Silicon Beach includes the businesses from Santa Monica through Venice to Playa Vista and east to Culver City, and much like […]
Protecting Your Business From COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
With the current situation of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) not only is personal safety of paramount concern, but also the safety of your business interests. As cities have shutdown from stay at home orders and restrictions on dining, shopping and entertainment continue, individuals and businesses are being directly affected, business owners are being faced with […]
What Type of Communication Can Be Used During Litigation?
Communicate With Care Almost no form of communication is off-limits in the courtroom in the business setting, and employers and employees alike should be aware that anything they type or text may be used as evidence in a court of law. Indeed, the communication does not need to be an official document on company letterhead […]
The Boesch Law Group Takes on the Judgment Obtained by a Chinese Government-Owned Company
In a case with international implications involving breach of contract and interference with contractual relationships, the Boesch Law Group achieved an important milestone on March 24, 2015, when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in favor of Folex Industries, a California corporation and a client of the Boesch Law Group. The legal […]
Defeating Extortion and Abuse of Process in All Their Ugly Disguises
Handling Extortion “Pay me or I’m going to the police…” “Pay me or I will tell the press about you…” Or perhaps someone has filed a lawsuit against you that has an ulterior motive. These actions might or might not be an abuse of process, a tort in the state of California — or worse, […]
Cases Can Often Begin and End With a Competent Evaluation of Lost Profits
Evaluation of Damages No matter what type of claim you may be facing, whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant, an evaluation of damages is the first step toward determining how to proceed. Understanding lost profits is often a crucial part of that evaluation, and our business litigation professionals at the Boesch Law Group […]
Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable?
Non-competition Clauses Many business contracts—whether partnership agreements, distribution agreements, operating agreements, or employment agreements—include non-competition clauses. When two parties are doing business together, important and sometimes confidential information and trade secrets are passed or learned; and so it is natural for businesses to protect themselves with contract clauses designed to prevent contract associates or partners […]
Realty 411 Guide: Real Estate Fraud
Repost from Realty 411 Guide: Real estate fraud is alive and kicking. Many industry experts anticipate real estate scams and legal issues to escalate in tandem with the new housing boom in the U.S. So how can investors at all levels enjoy sustainable investing, fend off risks of fraud, and better fulfill their goals of solving […]
Jury Awards Six Billion Dollars in Punitive Damages Against Japan’s Largest Drugmaker
One of the Largest Punitive Damage Awards in History In one of the largest punitive damage awards in history – greater even than that awarded against Exxon Mobile Corp. for the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill – a Louisiana Federal Court jury awarded $6 billion in punitive damages against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., and $3 billion […]
Broker’s Duties to Conduct Visual Inspections Pursuant to C.C.P. SECTION 2079, ET SEQ.
Duty to Disclose A selling broker or agent has a duty to conduct a visual inspection of residential property offered for sale and to disclose all facts materially affecting the value of the property to a potential buyer. See Cal. Code Civ. Proc. §2079 et seq. To be safe, a broker or agent showing a […]
When David Killed Goliath
By Philip W. Boesch, Jr Reprinted with permission – www.westsidetoday.com David Steals Goliath’s Music – A New York Times editorial weighs online music piracy. David Versus Goliath – Business Week describes podcast wars. Newsweek says Arabs on the street see America as Goliath. An ad agency just calls itself “David and Goliath,” because everyone […]
The Sport of Headhunting
By Philip W. Boesch, Jr. Reprinted with permission – www.westsidetoday.com To Litigate or Not to Litigate Litigation is a nasty business, an expensive process which usually leaves the underdog deep under. But it is the system we have for ordinarily civilized people to resolve conflict, so as to come to a settlement no one is […]