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Business Disputes 

What Are Business Disputes?

Business disputes are part of running a business. It will eventually happen.  Naturally a business dispute arises between businesses when they disagree over the terms of a contract, but a business dispute can occur in any number of ways.

Some Examples of Common Business Disputes Include:


Business disputes can arise from any type of arrangement, but there are certain types of conflict that are more common than others.

Conflicts can be internal or external. When disputes arise between shareholders or partners within a business, this is characteristically classified as an internal dispute. In these cases, a derivative lawsuit may be required.

External business disputes on the other hand typically arise when businesses employ or work with contractors, purchasers, suppliers, or other businesses. Whatever the case, contract disagreements make up many business disputes.

Businesses that establish policies and procedures that govern their day-to-day operations within the business reduce the possibility of disputes. For example, a business equipped with well drafted policies or contracts used in their business dealings are less likely to have disputes arise from them.

Business disputes can be very complicated, time-consuming and difficult to resolve. Having an attorney at an early stage can help reduce unnecessary costs, and help resolve the dispute in you favor. Often times having an experienced attorney can help prevent the dispute from arising altogether. 

Contact us now to learn how you can take preventative measures in protecting your business.