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What can I do about my lost income if a methadone clinic moved in next to my business?

Unfortunately, you do *not* have a case for compensation for lost income: you cannot sue another person for doing something which is legal and permitted, even if it has a negative impact on your own b

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 3 months ago

If I make hair bows inspired by Disney characters and would like to start selling them, how can I make sure there are no copyright issues?

Copyright would prevent you from making anything copied or closely based on the way a character is drawn--so, for example, copying any hair bow worn by Snow White. And trademark prevents you from usin

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 5 months ago

What constitutes a breach of contract?

Whether the contractor is in breach of contract depends on what the contract says.  If the contract says the contractor must provide proof of expenditure of the retainer and the contractor does n

Anne Brady answered 6 months ago

What rights do I have if I merged with another medical practice 2 1/2 years ago and brought furniture and medical equipment but am now going out on my own?

It depends entirely on the terms of the agreement, even a "handshake" or unwritten agreement: if the agreement was that you retained ownership of the items and/or could take them if you split off, the

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 10 months ago

If I acquired a large asset with a person who I intended to go into a business partnership with but it fell through, can I sue him for half of that asset?

It depends on what the terms of the agreement between you as business formation, investment, and this asset in particular were--any contracts or other agreements governing this asset and the circumsta

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 11 months ago

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