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Did you just sign an illegal settlement agreement?

December 12th, 2018

The legality and enforceability of non-solicitation provisions within settlement agreements. Both Michigan law and federal law have long illegalized “restraints” on trade or commerce.i Violations can include fines and criminal prosecution.ii But what is a restraint on trade? And do non-solicitation provisions within settlement agreements qualify as unlawful restraints on trade? The short answer is […]

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Awful But Lawful – Attorney Fee Provision Gone Bad

December 4th, 2018

The scenario: Widget Corp. enters into a contract with Acme Inc. Acme Inc. expects to earn over a million dollars from the contract, but Widget Corp. later closes its doors after selling most of its assets. Angered and disappointed, Acme Inc. decides to sue Widget Corp. over the contract even though it has a weak […]

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