Many different situations that can lead to business disputes, but there are some that happen more frequently than others. There are a few examples of typical business disputes can be found throughout Colorado:
- Alleged breach of contract
- Disputes between employers and employees
- Disputes between business entities
- Disputes between business partners
Take a look at each of the examples supplied above.
Alleged breach of a business contract
One of the most common types of disagreements that occur in the business world is an alleged breach of a contract. This is because the terms of a contract are legally enforceable. Consequently, if a party to the contract is alleged to have broken the terms or failed to comply with the contract, the aggrieved party may have grounds for legal action.
Disputes between employers and employees
When an employee is fired or when an employer is alleged to have misbehaved, the dynamics between employers and employees can become complicated to navigate.Examples of employment-related disputes include:
- Alleged workplace discrimination is based on an employee’s gender, race, age, disability, marital status, etc.
- Dispute related to compensation
- A dispute related to maternity leave, sick leave, vacation, etc.
- Allegations that an employee was wrongfully terminated
In these disputes, an employer must understand a myriad of state and federal laws to defend themselves in court effectively.
Disputes between business entities
As previously mentioned, an alleged breach of contract or another legal violation, such as copyright infringement or trademark infringement, could be the basis of a dispute between two businesses. There may be a way to settle a dispute between two Colorado businesses without spending much money in court. Through mediation or arbitration, an amicable resolution might be possible.
Disputes between business partners
Unfortunately, partners who may have created and built a business successfully may damage their relationship due to a dispute about the business.
Financial disagreements, a change in corporate leadership, and one partner’s decision to leave the business are among the most common causes of dispute among business partners.
To ensure that your legal rights are protected and that you can take steps to try to resolve the disagreement as efficiently and effectively as possible when these disputes arise, it is essential to hire a Colorado business dispute lawyer. When you are in need of a Denver business attorney, contact Baker Law Group today.