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February 2020 Archives

Restaurant facing business litigation over harassment allegations

When an Oregon business faces allegations of wrongdoing or a formal lawsuit, this represents the threat of significant financial loss and complications that may affect future operations. Business litigation is serious, especially when it involves allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace. A Medford-area restaurant is dealing with a lawsuit filed by a federal agency over the way the owners allegedly treated employees.

Good contracts help partnerships work well

When two or more people go into business together, it can work well as each person brings different strengths and perspectives to the table. However, these types of relationships can break down over time, and what was once a beneficial partnership can become problematic. This is why strong partnership contracts are good for each person involved and the long-term health of the Oregon business. 

Walk through the business formation process or buy a franchise?

Many people want to work for themselves by starting their own business. However, the business formation process is complex, and it's hard to get a new venture off the ground. For this reason, some budding entrepreneurs in Oregon may find it beneficial to buy a franchise as well. Moving forward with either process is a major decision, and it's important to understand the legal and financial implications of both.

Cannabis company facing fines and potential business litigation

Cannabis is a big industry in Oregon, and one of the leading cannabis companies in the state is facing expensive fines and legal complications due to what some consider questionable business practices. Business litigation and penalties from the state government can happen when there are preventable issues that could mislead or cause consumers harm. In this case, Cura Cannabis was accused of mislabeling certain vaping products it produces and distributes.

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