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  • What is Contractual 'Consideration'?

    Legal parlance in our system is not to be confused with standard English. Often, words commonly used in standard English have a very different meaning in the legal context. For example, take the word 'consideration.' You know that this word typically refers to civility or empathy in socializing. Not so in legalese.

  • What Can I do if I Am Not Satisfied with an Order of Goods I Received?
      by HG.org

    Not all businesses have policies in place that will allow you to have a full refund if you are not satisfied with goods. However, there may be a variety of remedies available to you if you are not satisfied with an order of goods that you received.

  • Defenses to the Enforcement of Timeshare Contracts

    Understand your timeshare contract obligations, the hidden language, and the defenses that may get you out of your agreement.

  • What Is a Product Defect?
      by HG.org

    There are numerous ways in which a product may be considered defective. Once an item enters the stream of commerce and injures someone, the victim may be able to pursue a products liability claim against the party found to be responsible.

  • How to Negotiate a Managed Care Contract

    Managed care contracts are not take-it-or-leave-it deals. A physician practice can and should negotiate its managed care contracts. Read this article to learn how to do it. I focus on three major topics: compensation, exit, and unilateral actions by the payor.

  • Operating Agreements for California Surgery Centers

    In this article, I explain the basic negotiation points in an Operating Agreement for a California ambulatory surgery center (ASC). I focus mainly on control and on exit (buy-sell).

  • Georgia's Right to Repair Act

    Georgia's Right to Repair Act allocates specifics obligations, duties and rights to homeowners and home builders. And this article helps explain the process in an effort to avoid construction litigation.

  • Exceptions to No Damages For Delay Clause

    The majority of construction contracts include a provisions referred to as the "No Damages For Delay" clause; a well-drafted clause can limit a party's exposure to damages in the event of a delay on the project's schedule. Despite these provisions, there are exceptions to their enforceability.

  • Common Contract Clauses

    This article intends to highlight and decipher some of the most common clauses that appear in a typical business contract. These basic provisions, called boilerplates, are included in agreements to protect the contracting parties. They typically follow a standard format and they are worded carefully in order to hold up in a court of law. Even though most contracts include these boilerplates, many people do not read nor understand what they are signing.

  • How Are Private Investigators Paid?
      by HG.org

    Like lawyers, private investigators may charge in a variety of ways. In order to have a clear understanding, ask for a written explanation of fees.


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