Signing Contract

August 17th, 2020

Changing Contracts Amid COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 have led to numerous contract disputes in all industries. Contracts often include a Force Majeure (or “Act of God”) provision, which provides for what happens when circumstances beyond a party’s control…

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Cleaning elevator buttons

June 12th, 2020

Premises Liability During COVID-19

As numerous states throughout the U.S. continue their various phases of reopening and employees and patrons return to office buildings, restaurants and retail spaces, commercial landlords and tenants are facing new challenges during the COVID-19…

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The Doctrine of Impossibility

March 25th, 2020

The Doctrine of Impossibility/Frustration of Purpose

While a force majeure clause in a contract likely does not excuse the obligation to pay rent or other monetary obligations under a contract, parties to contracts are currently looking for other possible defenses to…

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