Viewing: March 2012

Missouri State Contract Cases 2012 (Part 02): Punitive Damages for Conspiracy to Breach a Contract

J M Neil & Associates, Inc. v. Alexander Robert William, Inc. J M Neil & Associates, Inc. (“JMN”), a woman-owned business, entered into a teaming agreement in 2005 with Alexander Robert William, Inc. (“ARW”), a veteran-owned business, in hopes of being awarded a veteran set-aside General Services Administration contract. Under the teaming agreement, ARW would […] Read More

From the Interwebs: sleep, NASCAR tweeter, lawyers in school

Here are some recent tidbits from the web. Lawyers need more sleep. The ABA Journal reported on a study sponsored by the Sleep’s mattress chain that found that lawyers are the second most sleep-deprived workers. We average seven hours of sleep a night. Loggers are the most sleep deprived and they get seven hours and […] Read More

Battle of the Forms Explained (Using a Few Short Words)

A tremendous amount of business is conducted via purchase orders without signed contracts. Overall, this is good for commerce because business doesn’t have to screech to a halt every time a company needs to buy something, to give the lawyers time to work out the legal terms. But if there’s no signed contract, how do […] Read More