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Business Litigation

Business or Commercial Litigation

Top Florida Business Litigation attorney L. Reed Bloodworth, managing partner, of Bloodworth Law, PLLC, handles business and commercial disputes brought by plaintiffs and defendants, families, individuals, small businesses and commercial businesses.

Breach of Contract: A valid contract is broken, a loss has occurred, a legal remedy is needed.
Business Torts: Describes the many causes of civil action within business litigation.
Shareholder & Partnerships: A shareholder pertains to partners or owners of a corporation. A partnership is a subset of business litigation involving company owners.
Breach of Fiduciary Duty: One party’s position breaches duty of trust to others in a contract.
Real Estate Litigation: Actions to resolve property or contract disputes.
Fraudulent Misrepresentation: One party lies to get another party into a contract with the other.
Negligent Misrepresentation: One party makes false statements to close a deal.

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Business litigation is a very common word that lawyers and everyday people use to explain civil litigation or legal action or a lawsuit. Business litigation, also known as commercial litigation, is a general term used to describe a very broad category of civil litigation.

Reed Bloodworth, the founding partner of Bloodworth Law PLLC, has been practicing law in Florida since 2004. Reed’s key practice areas are business litigation, trust litigation, probate and estate litigation, and employment law. Here are a few of the business litigation cases or types of cases that Reed sees in his everyday practice.

The first type of case Reed commonly sees are business torts.  What are business torts? Business torts are a class of civil causes of action that attorneys bring in business disputes.

They include:

  • Fraud or fraud in the inducement
  • Negligent misrepresentation
  • Tortious interference on an advantageous business relationship

The next typical type of action Reed sees are shareholder and partnership disputes. These occur when owners of a business do not agree on how the business should be run or perhaps one of the owners stole money from the business. A variety of things could happen.

Often, the cause of action you bring in the situation is a breach of fiduciary duty. Many times, Reed sees breaches of fiduciary duty where the majority owner has done something wrong to the minority owner.

The final cause of action that Reed commonly deals with is a breach of contract. What is a contract? It is a binding agreement between the parties that is legally enforceable. You can have a written contract or a verbal contract. If one of the parties breaches it, and the other party suffers some type of financial damage, it is a breach of contract.

These are very common business litigation causes of action things that Reed deals with every day in his practice. Reed Bloodworth is the founding partner of Bloodworth Law PLLC, located at 801 N. Magnolia Ave., Suite 216, Orlando, Florida. Give Reed a call. Talk about what happened to you.

Civil litigation is every type of litigation that is not criminal law or litigation. So when you think of courtroom dramas and things of that nature it’s not that type of law, because you’re not dealing with a crime that’s been committed.

It’s civil law meaning it’s a dispute between two or more people and deals with the rights of people instead of a violent act  that refers to criminal law.

Business litigation is simply describing an area of law dealing with business. It applies to all categories relating to civil litigation pertaining to a business. Business litigation includes nearly  any aspect of litigation, lawsuit, legal dispute or legal issue related to a business, within one or more businesses or regarding business transactions. All of these types of business litigation fall within or under the umbrella:

  • Breach of contract litigation
  • Shareholder and partnership litigation
  • Business tort litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Breach of fiduciary duty litigation
  • Professional malpractice litigation
  • Investment losses and securities litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Owner, officer, director, liability litigation

Business litigation attorney L. Reed Bloodworth of Orlando, Florida, works to resolve client business lawsuits in courtrooms every day. Reed may work out a settlement before ever having to go into court, which can handle a business litigation dispute more quickly and efficiently.

Many people say that they want a Florida attorney who is a pit bull or a shark, but will your lawyer fight for you? Do you need a fighter or a negotiator? Often, the best cases are won before a lawyer ever enters a courtroom.

Reed knows how to fight, but is equally skilled in negotiating a case. After handling hundreds of cases and working in many practice areas, Reed knows that every case needs a different tack and strategy. Every case direction depends on what the client wants to achieve.

You may want an attorney who says that they will fight it out in front of a judge and jury. The reality is you need a business attorney committed to working tirelessly to obtain the outcome needed to please and defend the rights of the client.

Sometimes a resolution can be ironed out before a case ever reaches a courtroom. So there are issues besides cost that should go into deciding whether to sue another party. How much knowledge and case experience does your lawyer have in the area in which you need help?

Reed Bloodworth, who has been an attorney since 2004, has extensive resources available to clients. From research, to case preparation, investigation, processing and filing paperwork, reputation is key. Honesty and integrity and a promise to get to work on a case immediately are imperative. But one of the most important of all these legal assets is the ability and option to take a business lawsuit on contingency.

Business lawsuits are expensive investments. Before you send an attorney into a courtroom brawl, take a breath and consider the financial commitment that goes into handling a legal problem. Did you not only choose carefully but also ask your attorney the about the cost involved? Reed Bloodworth will take cases on contingency. Will your lawyer take your case on contingency?

A contingency fee is when a lawyer takes a case and gets paid when the case pays out in a settlement or through a judgment at the end. Fortunately for Reed’s clients, the contingency fee cases include business litigation and lawsuits, personal injury cases, and trust and estate litigation cases where the plaintiff doesn’t pay until the case settles. The risk is taken by the law firm with no upfront needed from clients: no money down, no monthly check or credit card to pay just to get the case started.

Taking a case on contingency means that payment for a business lawsuit, a personal injury case, or a trust and estate case is reliant upon the case settling in or out of court and generating funds to pay the attorney from the amount, the funds that were either decided by jury or through a settlement.

In simpler terms, Reed gets paid when the business or individual client gets paid through the case settlement or judgment. The client only gets paid if Reed wins the case in court or the jury decides in the plaintiff’s favor.

Cases get started when attorney Reed Bloodworth agrees to take the case, work the case. Work begins immediately and ends via settlement out of court, or in court through a jury trial or a summary judgment. Sometimes Reed works out a deal before the case has to go before a judge and jury.

Reed Bloodworth handles the following business litigation cases:

  • Breach of Contract Lawsuits
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
  • Business Torts Lawsuits
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Investment Losses and Securities Fraud
  • Legal Malpractice and Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation

Lawyer Reed Bloodworth of Orlando, Florida, will take only cases that can stand up in court and that have been vetted through a process that includes careful interviews and discussions with clients. At the core of every case is the law, the laws that shape the strategy and form a basis for a client’s defense or a client’s offense.

Business lawsuits are serious decisions and if a business owner, a business partner or partners or an individual feel that there is just reason for filing a lawsuit, Reed will go through the aspects of the case with clients. Reed forms a team with you and wants to know not only what happened, but what is it that you want to happen?

Reed is committed to making sure that every client case that comes in will stand up legally against the opposition. And there is no opponent that Reed would not be willing to go up against if the law stands on the side of the plaintiff. Reed is a lawyer who fights for client cases with realistic goals for the best possible outcome in every situation. In other words, Reed will take cases that he’s confident in and willing to fight for and will do everything in his power to achieve a decision or settlement that a client seeks.

Reed will meet with you about your lawsuit and find out how things reached the point where you feel that business litigation is needed. Reed will get to the heart of what you as an individual, a partner, a family or a business owner sees as a reasonable resolve to righting what is wrong.

Taking a case on contingency, if that is what is preferred to paying an hourly rate or other financial arrangement, also means that Reed only gets paid when the case is decided or settled with a monetary amount that will pay the plaintiff, who then is required to pay the legal costs of the case.

In a contingency case, the law firm extends its staff to work the case which it believes will generate the revenue to pay for the work performed on the business lawsuit.

Reed pursues the case immediately using the full resources available to him. However, the amount of time and resources required to pursue the legal action are not paid for upfront by the individual, business or group before filing the lawsuit.

Recent Client Recoveries

  • $750,000 In a trust dispute
  • $510,000 In a business dispute
  • $250,000 In a trust dispute
  • $417,000 In a business dispute
  • $385,000 In a trust dispute
  • $723,000 In a business dispute
  • $435,000 In a probate litigation
  • $775,000 In a Legal Malpractice Dispute