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Practical advice for the business formation stage

Starting a business is an exciting step, but it is also a process that comes with certain challenges. Steps taken and decisions made will impact an Oregon business long-term, which is why a potential entrepreneur will find it beneficial to do sufficient research and preparation before moving forward. Business formation is not always easy, and it is important to get the timing right on this major transition.

Business litigation initiated after Oregon farm left short-handed

A hemp farm in Oregon has taken legal action after a company that was contracted to harvest the product did not show up and do the job. The hemp farm initiated business litigation, suing for millions of dollars after a co-op allegedly failed to meet its contractual obligations. The co-op was comprised of a group of harvesters and processors that connected with the farm through social media.

Alleged overcharging leads to business litigation

Ruby Receptionists, a company that offers phone-answering services to other clients, finds itself facing legal complications after being accused overcharging its customers. The company disputes the claims, saying that it makes its policies very clear to clients before establishing a business relationship with them. Business litigation for this company could be costly as it is facing a $30 million lawsuit.

Hotel facing business litigation over alleged discrimination

An Oregon Marriott location is dealing with legal trouble after a woman was asked to sign a certain waiver upon check-in. The woman filed a lawsuit after the front desk attendant asked her to sign a form that she claims white guests were not required to sign. This was a document saying that the guest assumed responsibility for any damage caused by guests visiting the room. The hotel is now facing business litigation over alleged discrimination.

Six tips for forming a successful business

The process of starting your own business can be an exciting time in one’s life. Finding your passion and building it into a small business can also be extremely fulfilling. However, countless challenges come with opening your own company. Before you begin to form your organization, it is imperative to plan around any obstacles that could arise.

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