Category Archives: Business Transactions
Non-Compete Agreements: Even Jimmy John’s Requires Them
Often times, employers require their employees to sign non-compete agreements that are designed to restrict an employee’s post-employment competition. Typically, these agreements restrain employees from competing with the employer for a certain period of time in a certain geographic area. Non-compete agreements are most commonly found in employment contracts and are not limited to just high […]
Professional Services: Opinions vs. Labor
If you are in a service industry, you should be aware of a developing area of law which may have a significant impact on your exposure when issuing advice or rendering opinions to your customers. Recently, I tried a case to a jury in Houston where I defended a termite inspection company in a DTPA […]
Are Bad Internet Reviews Hurting Your Business?
Online reviews of businesses are becoming increasingly more important for the success of businesses. When consumers are looking to hire a contractor, try a new restaurant, book a vacation, or find a reliable auto mechanic, they regularly seek out the reviews of other consumers on websites such as Yelp, Angie’s List, TripAdvisor, Google, and many […]